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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: How much is it to expunge record on Record History/DMV record?

Expunge Criminal Record

DMV Record Erased

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 16, 2019

MORE INFO NEEDED.

WHAT VC CODE VIOLATION? IS PROBATION OVER? FINES PAID?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: my husband is from out of state. He was deer hunting and shot at a buck and hit a doe instead. He got scared and left it

Someone saw him and turned him in. Now they are charging him with gross negligence. What should we do.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 16, 2019

more info needed.

he should consider retaining a lawyer where the case would be filed and a lawyer who has dealt with this kind of case......which we don't see in palm springs calif.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: hello! i received an infraction for petty theft. i pleaded not guilty and will contest it. is it recommended to go in.

carol b miller) without legal representation? again, this is an infraction not a misdemeanor. this was simply an oversight and will be attempting to explain to the judge what happened in hopes that he will find there was no intent to steal. the item- 4 pedals from an artificial flower bush sold in... Read more »

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Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 16, 2019

more info needed

if they filed against you it is always a good idea to have a lawyer........maybe ask for the court to appoint one........however if not criminal that may not happen.

i fear that if you talk you may say something that makes the DA take a second look at the case and...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Gov & Administrative Law and Legal Malpractice for California on
Q: All jurors awaiting in the front of courtroom. District Attorneys witnesses were there as well. Witnesses kept making

Loud negative insulting statements about the case, the DA was there during these outbursts then she went inside court while these comments intimidated anyone in their presents others (witnesse's friend) came to speak to these witnesses about the case also.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 16, 2019

more info needed

discuss this with your lawyer who has all the facts.........it may be grounds for a Mistrial?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: DA left jurors with witness that left instant negative afterthoughts towards the defendant . Tainted their thoughts

3 different jurors fell asleep at three different times. This case was found guilty be the jurors how dare they fall asleep knowing this defendant was fighting for his life.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 16, 2019

more info needed.

have you been convicted?

questions like this should be asked of your private or court appointed lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Okay I'm a resident of California my question is can I have a drug that was found in my car tested again a independe lab

Is it that my right

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 16, 2019

more info needed

i assume you have retained or the court has appointed a lawyer to represent you.

discuss this with him/her, not on an open forum.

your lawyer can make a motion to test the drug........though it may be on your nickel

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: How do I prove I'm innocent when fighting a stolen vehicle case I don't have the license plate number or the VIN

Can't even find the real owner's name I don't know how to defend myself but I'm facing a lot of time I've requested my Discovery haven't got it yet

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 16, 2019

much more info needed.

be careful what you discuss on an OPEN forum

you either retained a private lawyer or the court-appointed a lawyer for you. That is the person you should ask.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Military Law for California on
Q: What kind of a lawyer should I get to sue the California Labor Board for gross mishandling of my complaint?
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 15, 2019

more info needed.

probably a labor/employment law litigator.

my concern is whether they would do it on a contingency or hourly............i suspect hourly.

the issue may be damages

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: underinsured motorist claim in CA, at fault paid and WC resolved. Do I need to protect the statute?

Auto ax, at fault paid, WC settled and now trying to settle underinsured motorist claim. I researched at it appears that ins just needs “reasonable” time to resolve. Do I need to request arbitration or allow “reasonable” time to pass and settle?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 14, 2019

more info needed

to be safe i would consult with a PI lawyer in your area to consider filing to protect statute.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Domestic Violence for California on
Q: what can i do if my estrange husband filed a DV against me falsely, with the courts
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 14, 2019

MORE INFO NEEDED.

IF THE POLICE CONTACT THE DA AND THE DA FILES THEN YOU HAVE TO GO TO COURT TO ADDRESS THIS ISSUE.

EITHER YOU HIRE A PRIVATE LAWYER OR A COURT APPOINTED LAWYER WILL ASSIST YOU.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Domestic Violence for California on
Q: Parent open car door in backseat of moving vehicle with children in backseat. How illegal is this?

I'm wondering if this is child endangerment and if I, as the 18 y/o sister of the children and step daughter of the parent, can press charges or what kinds of legal action I can take. There are other recurring problems in the household but this recent act, as well as other verbal insults and... Read more »

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Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 14, 2019

MORE INFO NEEDED.

I DO NOT DO FAMILY LAW BUT THIS SOUNDS MORE LIKE A CRIMINAL MATTER.

CLEARLY BOTH AREAS OF LAW ADDRESS ISSUES LIKE THIS..........CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES MIGHT BE A START. HOWEVER, I WOULD TRY TO SET UP A FREE CONSULTATION WITH A LOCAL LAWYER SO THE S/HE CAN HEAR...
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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: Can we sue hoa for neglecting to enforce rules if they ignore our safety and tell neighbor, we get gunshot dmg

We asked hoa to enforce the rules 4 times, each time asking them not to disclose that a neighbor complained, would give me up as source. I spoke to the neighbors twice before about parking in fire line/street where signs are posted no parking, called the police once, the towing company twice, and... Read more »

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Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 14, 2019

MORE INFO NEEDED.

A LAWYER WOULD WANT TO SEE THE PAPERWORK SHOWING WHAT THE HOA RULES ARE.

ANYONE CAN SUE FOR ANYTHING AT ANY TIME.......THE ISSUE IS WOULD YOU WIN...........AND A LAWYER

WOULD NOT TAKE THE CASE ON A CONTINGENCY...........THUS YOU WOULD HAVE TO PAY A LAWYER...
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3 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for California on
Q: Where can I find a personal injury lawyer for a work re!ated injury?

I did a workers compensation claim and settled that claim , but my injury still exist. I was diagnosed with chronic pain syndrome while dealing with my workers compensation claim which referred me to 3 different physical therapist for my injury.Recently I went to see a cosmetic surgeon to get a... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 14, 2019

MORE INFO NEEDED

IF YOUR INJURY WAS WORK RELATED THEN WC IS PROBABLY YOUR ANSWER.

HOPEFULLY, YOU HIRED A WC LAWYER FOR YOUR CASE........IF YOU DIDN'T YOU PROBABLY GOT TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF.......CONTACT A WC LAWYER NOW TO SEE IF THERE IS ANYTHING IN THE SETTLEMENT THAT ALLOWS FOR...
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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Consumer Law, Personal Injury and Small Claims for California on
Q: Car i was driving Repoed it was clearly marked disabled placard left me stranded with no means my wallet in the car

This is not my car. SoI had sheriff call and thats when we found out it was 9 am in morning I called to explain that I just need my wallet and things and they refused told me to come to yard at 4:30 pm I am disabled and sick that there was no way to get to yard or home or any place safe that they... Read more »

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Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 13, 2019

YOU CAN ALWAYS SUE ANYONE AT ANYTIME..........THE ISSUE IS WILL YOU WIN.

MORE INFO WOULD BE HELPFUL.

WHOEVER THE CAR BELONGED TO I SUSPECT HAD NOTICE THEY WERE BEHIND IN PAYMENTS AND THAT THERE WAS A CHANCE OF REPO....I WOULD BE UPSET WITH THEM.

POLICE COULD HAVE BEEN NICER...
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3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Criminal Law for California on
Q: I hit a pedestrian in the parking lot of a grocery store.

I parked but didn't exchange info. Then I left and came back 10 minutes later, but the person was gone. I think they have the license plates, but they weren't hurt from what I could see, I was driving very slow. What should I do now? This happened Thursday October 10, two days ago. I live in Los... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 12, 2019

more info needed.

i am in Palm Desert. I would suggest contacting a criminal lawyer in the community in which you live and who practices in the court your case would go to.

hopefully one with the connections to inquire quietly with the DA, about the matter.

clearly a hit and...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: Who is responsible for ups losing a package the ups store where it was mailed or ups themselves
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 11, 2019

more info needed.

i would think UPS itself would be the target Defendant..........however i often add as many parties as possible to try to get as much as possible b/c I don't know and I say lets the system sort it out.

you can sue in small claims and get a court date real soon.

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3 Answers | Asked in Legal Malpractice for California on
Q: Is my lawyer double dipping ?

Case was settled , per our agreement lawyer took 40% however prior to having the accident , i had a supplemental insurance that i paid into for years in case bills werent covered due to an accident. Lawyer is now demanding 40% from my supplemental and 40% from the settlement. The check was put in... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 11, 2019

more info needed.

sometimes a lawyer gets more than the client.

did retainer say 40% of any money recovered?

i don't do that but some lawyers are piggish.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I was mailed a letter saying I need to come to court for charges that I never did. Do I need to go?

Im being charged with Vandalism, Battery, Unlicensed driver, and Hit and Run. If I dont show up, it may result in a warrant for my arrest. I have never done any of those things and my license is valid.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 10, 2019

YES, YOU NEED TO GO TO CLEAR IT UP.

DOES IT GIVE A CASE # IE INM OR INF......IF F THAT IS A FELONY AND YOU HAVE TO BE THERE.

IF M YOUR LAWYER CAN ATTEND FOR YOU

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: is this an academic journal?
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 7, 2019

not even close

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Q: What are sentencing possibilities for this situation?

My son got 3 DUI's and did a 3yr term.he has been driving on a suspended license and he was pulled over, his buddy had thrown his cigarette out the window, which got him pulled over. He had a beer earlier he blew 0.08 which is the legal limit but,the DA is trying to give him another DUI, and since... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 7, 2019

much more info needed.

he should ask this question to his private lawyer or the court-appointed lawyer.

s/he will have his record, year of convictions, and know what the local court and DA will do with a case like that.

anything is possible but the more DUI's the worst it...
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