Questions Answered by Dale S. Gribow

Q: How is my pitchess motion supposed to be fair, when the same court that denied it the first time is doing it again?

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Personal Injury for California on
Answered on Dec 14, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
much more info would be needed and you need to ask this of a criminal lawyer in Ventura.

i am in palm springs and swore i would never go back to Ventura over 30 years ago.

you might ask the court to appoint another defense lawyer if you feel you are not getting competent representation.........but i can't comment if that is a prudent idea.

Q: Can I go to jail for not paying restitution being on summary probation

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Dec 14, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.

could you yes. but with a good excuse and a good lawyer probably not.

talk to the lawyer who handled the original case who will have all the facts.

Q: My landlords dog attacked me (5 bites) as I entered the backyard of our house. Went to hospital for treatment. Now what?

5 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Answered on Dec 14, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
More information is needed to fully understand the facts and to give an accurate answer.

However, you are always best advised to retain a LOCAL lawyer in case you are charged or arrested. In other words, you do not hire an LA lawyer for a case in Palm Springs or OC and visa versa....and if you cannot afford a lawyer the court will appoint one for you.

It's also important to not talk about this case to anyone except your attorney. Please remember anything you say herein, is...

Q: Is a passenger in my car being on probation probable cause to search my car

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Dec 13, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.......but it could be.

Q: My boyfriend n I were arrested I believe there's an issue with the probable cause fir search n seizure what do I do

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Dec 12, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
More information is needed to fully understand the facts and to give an accurate answer.

However, you are always best advised to retain a LOCAL lawyer in case you are charged or arrested. In other words, you do not hire an LA lawyer for a case in Palm Springs or OC and visa versa....and if you cannot afford a lawyer the court will appoint one for you as is the case with the PD.

If there was an underlying case, then the lawyer who handled the underlying case would be in the best...

Q: Yes the judge was sent a letter n saidthey found n error on my papper work,that the sentencing didnt match with the crim

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Answered on Dec 10, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
MORE INFO NEEDED.

YOU WOULD BE BEST ADVISED TO ASK THIS QUESTION OF THE LAWYER WHO REPRESENTS/REPRESENTED YOU. S/HE WOULD HAVE ALL THE CORRECT INFO ON THE CASE AND BE ABLE TO PROVIDE ACCURATE INFO.

Q: What do I need to fill out in CA in order to fill out a form to delay probate?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Probate for California on
Answered on Dec 10, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
YOU ASKED THIS INFO ON A CRIMINAL SITE.

THE QUESTION REQUIRES A PROBATE LAWYERS KNOWLEDGE.

i am not aware of a form for this.

Q: I took my car to get a paint job but two of the employees took it out and crashed my car what can I do? Thanks

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for California on
Answered on Dec 10, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.

i would initially contact the police since if they employees were really not working for the shop then your car was stolen.

the shop's insurance should be responsible but the easiest route is to have your insurance pay and let them subrogate against the shops.

Q: Good Morning My father I see has been taken advantage by my brother and I'm in need of your advice.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Estate Planning, Family Law and Elder Law for California on
Answered on Dec 10, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
More information is needed to fully understand the facts and to give an accurate answer.

However, you are always best advised to retain a LOCAL lawyer. What city are you all in? In other words, you do not hire an LA lawyer for a case in Palm Springs or OC and visa versa...

This may be Elder Abuse but further info would be necessary....and it is not my area of law.

Is your dad competent to share the facts with a lawyer? Does he have any proof?

Q: So if my employee gets in an accident, am I at fault?

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for California on
Answered on Dec 7, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.

it depends.

if your employee was in the course and scope of your biz, then yes.

Q: I need help with charges be filed against my fiance who is currently incarcerated. Alleged assualt on an officer

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Dec 7, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
More information is needed to fully understand the facts and to give an accurate answer

However, you are always best advised to retain a LOCAL lawyer in case you are charged or arrested. In other words, you do not hire an LA lawyer for a case in Palm Springs or OC and visa versa....and if you can not afford a lawyer the court will appoint one for you. The lawyer who handled the underlying case would be in the best position to understand all the facts.

It's also important to not...

Q: On a domestic violence restraining order how much history of abuse and damaged property should I meantion

2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for California on
Answered on Dec 5, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
More information is needed to fully understand the facts and to give an accurate answer. Are you defendant or Victim?

However, you are always best advised to retain a LOCAL lawyer in case you are charged or arrested. In other words, you do not hire a LA lawyer for a case in Palm Springs or OC and visa versa.

It's also important to not talk about this case to anyone except your attorney. Please remember anything you say herein can and will be used against you.

The...

Q: A coworker took items that she knew were mine and will not give them back. Should i call the police to make a report?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Dec 3, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
if she stole them that would be appropriate.

what have you done to retrieve them?

how can you prove she took them?

Q: What’s the difference between the degrees of murder and voluntary and involuntary manslaughter?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Dec 1, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.

basically degrees of intent and seriousness of incident.......how it happened.

did defendant MEAN for it to happen?

Q: I was supposed to turn myself in on the 30th of November and my ride changed his mind and left me. What do i do now?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Dec 1, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed

did you coordinate the surrender through a lawyer? if so recontact to coordinate another date.

is it surrender b/c of bench warrant? do you have lawyer? if not court will appoint one?

Q: Can you describe apparent authority?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Nov 29, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
Apparent authority refers to a situation where a reasonable third party would understand that an agent had authority to act. This means a principal is bound by the agent's actions, even if the agent had no actual authority, whether express or implied.

Q: Should my husband who is incarcerated file for a 1381 not knowing if he's on probation in Sacramento California

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for California on
Answered on Nov 29, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
he needs a lawyer to review all the paperwork.

the ideal lawyer would be the one who represented him and has a file to review.

Q: Can a felony dv case be reduce to a mistamenor after a1 1/2 years

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for California on
Answered on Nov 28, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.

if it can be reduced the defendant normally has to complete the terms of probation.

if you had 3 years probation you would have to wait until that time.

a felony DV case usually involves more violence and if it can be done you would move under 17B to reduce to a misdemeanor and then 1203 dismiss.

Q: How do I get help with getting my record expunged or sealed when I am out of state that the Chargers are in California

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Nov 28, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
a California lawyer can do that for you.

most things other than juvenile can not be sealed but expungement is possible with many charges.

An expungement allows you to reopen your criminal case, set aside the conviction and dismiss the case. As a result, your criminal record will no longer show the conviction. However, the expungement will continue to appear on your record. It is important to note that the expungement does not clear from your record the fact that you were...

Q: How can I sue Apple for deceptive laptop diagnostic?

3 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Business Law for California on
Answered on Nov 27, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
small claims would be perfect for you if your claim is less than $10,000.

first, send a self-serving letter to whoever you are going to sue setting forth the facts and making a demand.

when they do not respond include the letter with the complaint to show the court you did not want to take up the courts time and had assumed they do the right thing...but they didn't. Thus you had to sue in small claims.

neither side can bring in a lawyer............maybe even contact your...

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