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2 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Criminal Law for California on
Q: Hello. I ran into a garage door service company and saw that their entire business is based on fraud.

Hello. I ran into a garage door service company and saw that their entire business is based on fraud. They fix non-existent door problems for thousands of dollars, although parts are very cheap. Is this considered a scam and how can they be punished? Only text please.

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Apr 12, 2021

You can also contact the district attorney's office consumer protection division to see if they will help you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Car Accidents for California on
Q: Torrance PD refused to accept my claim of hit-and-run?

Today while crossing the street I was intentionally hit by a van, which immediately sped away. My gf managed to take a photo of it and we called Torrance PD to report the incident. Patrol car arrived and two officers questioned both me and gf, but seems they were hesitant to do anything. In fact,... Read more »

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Apr 9, 2021

It is only a crime if you were injured or property was damaged. I hope that you are okay.

Good luck!

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Do you know any available resources if he wanted to replace his lawyer with another pro bono lawyer?
David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 28, 2021

The client needs to ask for a Marsden motion. If successful, you get a different pro bono attorney.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for California on
Q: My ex was 31 and I was 17 and he kicked me out at 18 legally did he molest me? Was I even able to consent mentally?

So I was 17 and he was 31 when it started. I thought it was fine but there were red flags, I know I could call this in because I was used but I’m afraid of getting in legal trouble too, I didn’t know his card was stoll on my Amazon prime and ended up using it to make a large purchase (I was... Read more »

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 21, 2021

If you have not been contacted by the police yet, I would try to return the money as soon as possible. If you wait, it could help prove you intended to steal.

If the cops are already involved, talk to a local criminal defense attorney before you do anything else.

Good luck!

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Hello I'm Dilling with a big problem I really just need a fast answer I was arresteded by 2 deactivate whn they stopped

Me They took my bonds. i got a hold of them whn I brought my car I've had now for about 10mons. now.how can I go about ths please help me

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 17, 2021

If something was taken from you as a result of a search Warrant, your lawyer must obtain a court order to get the property back

Good luck!

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: What if the drugs were found in a common area with 2 people in a cell?
David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 17, 2021

Hard for the DA to prove absent additional proof.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: If a persiding judge of a court recuses himself from a case,is the court supposed to notify the committee
David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 16, 2021

No. It happens often. The judge could have represented one of the parties in the past.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I’m being targeted by military veterans and I’m positive that I’ve been implanted without my knowledge. What can I do?
David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 15, 2021

Talk to a doctor, not a lawyer. See if the doctor can remove the implant. If not, check to see if you are okay. We are all under stress during the pandemic.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: If I had pc 12020 A posession of an illegal firearm reduced to a misdemeanor through a 17b motion, then expunged

Would that restore gun rights? New pc is 33215? Shortbarrelled rifles and shotguns

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 15, 2021

If it was reduced at the first sentencing, then yes. If not, federally the answer is no.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for California on
Q: How do I get a discovery on my son's case?

I don't want to ask his crooked attorney

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 15, 2021

Your son is entitled to it. Ask him. However, sometimes the discovery being withheld from a parent is for a very good reason.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: When a witness is asked to identify a person in the courtroom, is the lawyer allowed to call him out by his name?

So the witness took the stand and her lawyer wanted her to identify which defendant she recognized. So she couldn’t see clearly so the lawyer asked the defendant by his name to step closer. Is he allow you do that??

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 13, 2021

Yes, if the judge allows it.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: If I have a first time offense what is the likelihood of my case being dismissed ?

The charges are 2 felonies one “kidnap” the other “corporal abuse” which is scary because I did no such thing what do I do ?

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 13, 2021

Hire a good attorney. Ask them in private.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Did the officer do an illegal search on our persons that we did not consent to. He found drugs on my 2 passengers

was coming home from the local market 12:05 am had 2 passengers in the car (current registration and insurance, lic is suspended.) cop informed me that i was stopped for doing 50 in a 40 zone. I started to hand him my reg & insur paperwork but he refused and asked for my lic instead. told him... Read more »

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 13, 2021

Did you give him a valid driver's license when the cop asked for it? If not cops can search for your ID.

If you gave him you license, then your facts sound like an illegal search.

Good luck!

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Collections and Small Claims for California on
Q: My daughter lost her job, got a "Demand Letter for Damages" from an office in SD and she needs to know how to respond.

This letter from an ex-love interest who is seeking damages from a breach of contract, and fraud.

It is in the amount of $15,000 and is dated February 25, 2021and was served by a FED-EX person on March 4, 2021 to her 16 year old son who was asked to sign his name when he was in the garage... Read more »

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 12, 2021

You need to speak with civil attorney. This is not yet a criminal case.

Good luck!

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Does a violation misdemeanor pc 12020A possession of an illegal firearm (the new pc is I believe 33215, short barreled

Does a violation misdemeanor pc 12020A possession of an illegal firearm (the new pc is I believe 33215, short barreled rifles and shotguns) take away your gun rights? I know if charged as a felony it does, but I'm asking if its charged as a misdeameanor? Also should be noted the misdemeanor... Read more »

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 12, 2021

Typically you lose your gun rights at least as long as probation for a misdemeanor and forever for a felony.

Good luck!

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: When talking about the type of hearing something is what does “ Courtroom Corrections” mean?
David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 12, 2021

Change from one courtroom to another or a typo.

Best guess.

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: What happens if a witness switch their story and lie in court and tell the judge a different story?
David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 12, 2021

They get impeached by their first statement. Technically, they could be charged with perjury, but that is very rare.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Identity Theft for California on
Q: Father in law sold my fiances car without his consent

So my fiance had a 66 shelby mustang that he worked very hard to get, it was his dream car. unfortunately, he thought he could trust his own flesh and blood father to store the mustang in a garage at his condos complex because we were having issues with thugs around our apartment vandalizing our... Read more »

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 12, 2021

Report to police asap or hire an attorney. Don't wait!

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