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3 Answers | Asked in Collections for California on
Q: Is there a statute of limitations for promissory notes and personal guarantees for California residents?

I have a promissory Note w/ Personal Guarantee for $270,000. The note was signed in 2008

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Richard L. Grant
answered on Mar 6, 2024

Generally, Promissory Note with Personal Guarantee in writing has s Statute of limitations OF 4 YEARS FROM DATE OF Breach/Default of the Note. Usually, the Breach is the date when the note was defaulted, the date when a payment was not made or some term in the note was not performed.

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3 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Q: got a dui in September, plead not guilty on my arraignment hearing. I was 0.12 bac, complaint and first offense.

decided to go to a little kickback after a long time. officer said i was swerving but i know i was not because i knew where i was going, where i was going and with who. never have i broken any laws (nor do i plan to) and feel scared. i am an university student about to enter their last semester.... View More

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answered on Dec 21, 2023

A DUI conviction remains on your record for 10 years, causes greatly increased Insurance Rates, and may affect you in future employment opportunities.

Best course of action is to hire an experienced DUI Defense Attorney, you can afford, to aggressively defend you in an attempt to Dismiss...
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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: How does a pro-per litigant get discovery docs from the DA before the arraignment hearing?

I was told to have my attorney present paperwork to the DA asking for discovery, but I don't have an attorney. I went to the Courthouse and asked the Clerk, and also went to the self-help area, but neither told me how one goes about getting discovery before the arraignment hearing if they are... View More

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Richard L. Grant
answered on Mar 17, 2023

The District Attorney's Office has a policy that they will only release Discovery to an attorney, Public Defender or Private Defense Attorney.

Your will need the court to order the Release of Discovery . If you qualify, they will release to your Public Defender or Private Defense...
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3 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Q: DUI dating back to 2011. Should I wait the 10-year period?

LICENSE STATUS:

SUSPENDED OR REVOKED*

DEPARTMENTAL ACTIONS:

PRROF REQ: O/01-24-14 * TERM - - *

DRV LIC COMM- DISQ * * eff: 05-09-11 * THRU:05-08-12 * ORDER MAIL: 04-29-11*

AUTH: 15300A9* SERVICE: M / 06-19-15* STATE CALIFORNIA*

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Richard L. Grant
answered on Jan 24, 2023

If you have paid your fine, completed 3 yr or 5 year Informal Probation, completed alcohol classes, and completed Victim Impact Class (Mothers Against Drunk Drivers), you need to hire an Criminal/DUI Defense Attorney to file Motion to Expunge the DUI Conviction. I do them quite frequently where a... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Q: Court order to install iid but I don't own a car the dmv approved my exemption can I my license back

Does that mean I can't get my license back untill I can buy a car?

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answered on Nov 28, 2022

Since the purpose of a License is to operate a vehicle, the vehicle you operate must have IID installed, you cannot get a restricted License until you buy a car with IID installed or show proof the car you will operate has a IID installed. If you seeking your license back for identification... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: What rights do I wave at an arraignment hearing, and can I still fire my PD and look for council?

Charge(s): Felony

County: Los Angeles

*Out on Bail*

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Richard L. Grant
answered on Jul 29, 2023

Yes, you can get private Counsel in place of your Public Defendant any time until day of trial.

Wishing you the very best with your case.

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5 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Q: Hi I got a dui last year and was supposed to start my work release program on 3/1/23 but I mistaken it for a later date

What would be the procedure for something like that? Will I be going to jail?

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answered on Mar 30, 2023

Probation Violation and Arrest Warrant Exposure.

Need to have your attorney appear in court before the Judge to explain what happened and request an extension of time to report to work program. You do not want to get arrested before you have had an opportunity to go before the judge and...
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7 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Q: I initially got pulled over running a yellow light then turn into a DUI. Can I fight the initial pullover dismiss the DU

Or fight DUI they forced a blood test telling me they can get a warrant for it.

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Richard L. Grant
answered on Mar 9, 2023

FIRST, IF YOU DID NOT GO THROUGH YELLOW THAT TUNED RED, THEN THERE IS NO PROABLE CAUSE TO STOP YOU AND NO PROBABLE CAUSE TO CONDUCT DUI INVESTIGATION AND ARREST. THIS MAY BE GROUNDS FOR A DISMISSAL.

SECONDLY, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO GIVE A CHEMICAL TEST, WHICH ONE OF THE CHEMICAL TESTS IS A...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: My boyfriend is in custody and had court today, but the didn't file. Do they have a time limit? And he needs an attorney

He was charged with vehicle theft. He has priors but they haven't added the priors charge yet. Because they didn't file his vehicle theft yet will he be released? Or do they have a certain amount of time to file still?

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answered on Feb 17, 2023

THEY HAVE 48 HOURS TO FILE THEIR CRIMINAL COMPLAINT OR DEFENDANT NEEDS TO BE RELEASED.

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