I adopted a cat in California in 2016. I moved to Oregon in 2018. My ex and I agreed that he would keep the cat but no transfer of ownership was made. Because my ex is shady and has tried to push his bills on me -even stole money from my account- am I legally responsible for the cat if he doesn’t... Read more »
It's his cat. You abandoned ownership or gave it to him. It is no longer yours. There is no formal "transfer of ownership" for a cat. If the cat was licensed and or chipped, you might consider contacting that entity and informing it of the new ownership.
I applied to get my licensure for physical therapy. The California Physical Therapy Board sent my application to Consumer Protective Services to review my criminal background and decide if I can get licensed. I was wondering what this process is typically like and how long it takes. Thank you in... Read more »
I am a plaintiff and my attorney just withdrew abruptly. I know nothing about civil trial or procedures. I have not worked in five years since the injury and I am currently going through school to change my job field. With school starting, I have no time to invest in this law suit. At this point, I... Read more »
In general, it is certainly possible to negotiate a Dismissal of your action for a waiver of costs, or even a nominal settlement. That would be done through contact with the Defendant's attorney, not by writing to the judge. Whether that option is achievable in your case is unknown.
Being accidentally shot would be the basis for a personal injury or civil rights lawsuit against the Corrections Officer and his employer, presumably the state of California. You have 6 months to file a Tort Claim against the state for a personal injury suit, as a condition precedent to filing a...Read more »
My boyfriends sister abandoned her dog for a year and we began taking care of her and buying her leash and tag. We were given her microchip forms by the sister and now she is saying she wants the dog back. She said she has the forms such as shots and adoption, but the dog has been out of her care... Read more »
Make a claim with your underinsured motorist coverage. If you didn't purchase that coverage, you are most likely out of luck. Sometimes the underinsured party can be pressured into contributing to the settlement in addition to the policy limits. Mostly, they don't have any money.
I was hit by another vehicle, and that person's insurance, Farmers, took 3 months to determine that their driver was at fault. In that time, I took my car into the shop, and the damages were $9,900, which was over 80% of the value of the car ($11,100). I paid for the $9,900 in repair charges out of... Read more »
1. Accept the $7,500.00 and demand compensation for loss of use of your car from the date of collision through the completion of repair. It is usually the daily rental rate of a similar size vehicle. The loss of use may push your total claim to $10k or more. You can print an offer for a daily...Read more »
My son was see in the ER for an infection on his right foot it was Swollen and painful the doctor cut his foot open and drained it but was not probably drained and the infection had gotten worse his pain was so out of control that we mad several visit to the same ER For the same reason I then... Read more »
If your son has a case, it would be for malpractice. Getting an MRSA infection is not, by itself, evidence of malpractice. You should contact a medical malpractice attorney to discuss the issue. Your son's medical records will need to be obtained from every ER where he was seen, as well as the...Read more »
This is far too vague to answer. One could come up with any number of scenarios in which you and all your passengers are killed. That's probably not what you are asking, but fits the description of "worst case scenarios".
A Wal-Mart manager made a report on the fall & they took pictures of the spill & there was a video of the fall. Wal-Mart gave me a claim number. I've been seeing a doctor for pain in back & I'm on medication. They have taken xrays & now ordered a MRI but I have to wait for Medical to approve it.
It depends on whether Walmart was at fault. Did its employees spill the liquid? If a customer made the mess, was the liquid there long enough for Walmart to notice and clean it up? Facts matter. You should definitely consult with a PI attorney. You won't get anything reasonable, even if...Read more »
So incompetent not sober I read the law book caljic3.31.5 illegal. I got evidence proof not sober criminal history. They were all seeking advantage of me white collar crime. Ability to suspend their bar licences at the state bar of ca?
The driver of the other car did not report it to dmv..but the owner is filling a claim with a different insurance than he had at the time of the accident. Should I be worried? Do I need to respond to the harassing calls?
Just notify your insurer of the claim. If you didn't have liability insurance, then you will have to deal with it on your own, or hire an attorney to defend you. You can attempt to negotiate the amount, or you can file bankruptcy. Don't give anyone any money without getting a simultaneous signed...Read more »
My dog went missing on new years eve and we have spent the past three days looking for her by asking neighbors and putting up posters. Two of my neighbors have claimed that they seen my dog and one of them have stated that they were taken around the time I had mentioned to them and another neighbor... Read more »
Do I have any rights as a consumer to receive my money for completing a job. I was told the individual that works as the accountant took the money that was suppose to pay for the truck therefore not paying me for a job I completed. Need your help...thank you in advance.
If you were an employee, you can file a claim with the Labor Commissioner in the state where you were hired to do the job. If you were an independent contractor, you can sue in Small Claims for up to $10k (in CA). You would sue the person who was supposed to pay you, not the accountant.
Two weeks ago my dog got lost. Recently my dad found my dog but a man was walking him. He approached the man and told him the dog was his. The man stated a homeless person sold him the dog. My dog did not have a chip and so they implanted one on him. Now they claim the dog is theirs. We have... Read more »
You are not responsible for someone else's property unless you agreed to be responsible. If you are no longer willing to house the dogs, inform your daughter and give her a reasonable amount of time to find other accommodations. If she does not do so, surrender the dogs to a shelter and inform...Read more »
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