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1 Answer | Asked in Probate, Criminal Law and Real Estate Law for California on

Q: Embezzlement or rent skimming? Can a person "move in" before probate with no administrator? Can i remove the lock?

My grandmother passed november 2018 and left an unsigned deed. This deed leaves the home to her son and nephew. Her son has collected 12000 from the tenants, half the rent was payed none of the bills were. Is that embezzlement or rent skimming?

After one teant moved out (july 15) he came in... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 17, 2019

more info needed.

i would report him/her to the police.

technically they broke into the residence.

if they are a tenant you have to comply with the law and do a 3 day notice and an unlawful detainer.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on

Q: I was in a relationship in 1980 with an individual who forced me to pose for sexually explicit photos.

More Information: This happened approximately 40 years ago and my relationship with the individual ended shortly after (1 yr.) that time. When I asked for ownership of the photos of me, he said, "I don't know where they are." During the interim, since I do not trust the individual-- he is an... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 17, 2019

more info needed.

how long ago did this happen?

how did he force you?

of course, you can ask but if he doesn't do so i assume you would have to sue.............maybe consider small claims

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Criminal Law for California on

Q: At a bbq in a public park, is the host liable for minors sneaking in beer if the host only offers soda to all guests?

This is for the state of California, Orange County. I tried searching online but was only able to find cases in private property.

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 17, 2019

more info needed

did someone get hurt as a result? arrested?

i would think you could not be automatically responsible for everything/everybody

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on

Q: If my car was parked at motel 6 where i had gotten a room at can an officer come into my room and give me a vc4463 and n

I am on felony probation can the cops come into my room and give me the citation and give me an 11550 i was not breaking the law nor dri ing my vehical 'i was in my motel room

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 17, 2019

more info needed.

when you are on felony probation you often give up your 4th A Search And Seizure rights.

check with you lawyer.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on

Q: Well, after those answers, I have to ask a very personal question that may be out of bounds for this venue; Would you

consider a "limited scope representation" retainer for my lawsuit against the Sutter Creek Police Department for Police Misconduct resulting in my motorcycle being totaled and my hand fractured with a hole in my kneecap?

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 17, 2019

you want a lawyer that practices in your area.

i practice in the palm springs area.

judges don't always let a lawyer get off a case...thus it is a little chancy for a lawyer to take on.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on

Q: Hello,I would like information on issues with individuals who threaten violence.

I am living at a property where a single individual has walked by for over 1 year so far, and on a daily/weekly basis is yelling in a loud, aggressive, violent and threatening behavior. I would like to know what my legal options are with either criminal or civil against the individual. I also want... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 17, 2019

more info needed.

call the police after you compile proof of what he is doing wrong.

maybe video tape/record with phone.

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Landlord - Tenant for California on

Q: Thank you for the answer to my question, but what would an intentional tort be?

If tort is a civil wrong, what is an intentional tort?

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 16, 2019

hitting someone on purpose with your car............

walking up to someone and hitting them or shoving them

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence and Social Security for California on

Q: I need to know if I can get a job but I'm fairly certain I can i have a brain tumor and i have some cognitive issues

I'm also a victim of abuse for about 80%of my life my niece also got sexual with me over texting there were pictures she sent me without my consent

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 16, 2019

need more info.

not sure what you are asking.

whether you can get a job is not a legal question.

if you are a victim of anything you may want to talk to a PI lawyer. They usually offer a free consultation.

they will probably suggest you talk to the police.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on

Q: intentional tort: meaning?

complaint form PLD-PI-001 page 3of 3 item 10. causes of action, C. Intentional Tort?

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 16, 2019

a Tort is a civil wrong.........usually Negligence.

an auto accident or slip and fall is the most common example

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on

Q: I recently got my first arrest for DUI. Should I wait for the court to assign me a DUI class or should I sign up myself?

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 16, 2019

More info needed.

you should talk to a DUI lawyer before you do anything.

Remember you only have 10 days for you or your lawyer to request a DMV hearing or your license will be suspended.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on

Q: On July 5, 2019 We were granted an Order of Protection....

In acts of retaliation the person we are suppose to have protection from has contacted local law enforcement, neighborhood property owners and our landlord suggesting MS13 gang and drug activity being conducted from inside our home 24/7. She has also installed a motion detection lighting system... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 15, 2019

more info needed.

it is always difficult dealing with weirdos.

obviously, you can explain all that on the matter against you. Get dates, case numbers etc to the best of your ability to share with the court..

you can also sue her in small claims court.

consider...
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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on

Q: I have a no drinking clause in nevada effective until March 6th 2020 that's my final court day but I just got a dui in

California will the judge know about this dui in CA in my final court day?

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 17, 2019

more info needed.

there is no way to know if the DA will run your record before the next court date and it pops up.

i would consult with a DUI lawyer who can examine all the facts at a free consult.

is a no drinking clause and self reporting clause? do you have an obligation...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on

Q: Would this be a grounds of dismissal for my brother

My wife and I got into a argument and I took out car,She reported it stolen.So I was giving my brother a ride back yo his hotel when I drove in the parking lot i seen the police my brother gets out of car I drive off the COPS follow me pull me over after a few min they ask who was that st hotel I... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 15, 2019

more info needed.

bottom line is NO.............the cops were following the info they rec'd.

a lawyer would want to see how the cops wrote up the report but my guess is they were within their rights.

when you are on probation you don't have as many rights.

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for California on

Q: My friend accidently backed into a parked car when trying to park. He got out to assess any damage to either car and...

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Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 14, 2019

more info needed.

he should probably report to police explaining there was no damage but his friend said he should tell the police in case the guy ALLEGES DAMAGE

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on

Q: Can I sue the man who my mom had an affair with?

Can I sue the man who my mom had an affair with?

My mom started seeing a married man when I was 9 years old and continued to see him until I was 22 years old mind you he is a very wealthy man who provided everything for our family food rent vehicles he was the sole provider when they split... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 14, 2019

More info needed.

one can always sue anyone at anytime for anything. The issue is whether you will win.

i think a jury would have a hard time having sympathy for you. Many jurors would probably say you should be thankful that he supported your family for so many years. They would...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for California on

Q: Defendant was charged with domestic assault can prosecution convict him if there was no evidence presented in court

He was convicted based on his prior convictions, and false statements in the report he was sentenced to eight years

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 14, 2019

need more info

there has to be evidence to convict.

what may have happened was that he was on probation and violated the probation and was sentenced because of that.

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on

Q: I have a drinking clause in nevada but I just got a dui in California when will the nevada judge find out about this

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 14, 2019

need more info

i would ask this of my nevada attorney.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Animal / Dog Law for California on

Q: Can animal control give me a ticket for a dog thanks t is. It mine just becauses It''s my roommates dog.

I was issued a ticket for this same dog beifore when. The owner was out of town a d I was watching the dog. I felt that I was responsefor the dog the. Because I was dog's sitting for her. But I was not responsible this time because I was no dog sitting and it is not my dog

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 13, 2019

more info needed.

was the dog under your control? was it an apt leased to you? what was the dog doing? barking or biting?

i trust when you go to court for the tix you can explain to the judge who would probably dismiss if not your dog and you did not have control.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Probate and White Collar Crime for California on

Q: Does my lawyer have my best interest in mind?

I have had a warrant for over a month now due to my probation being revoked for supposedly not reporting contact I had with the police.

My PO advised me to tell my lawyer to schedule a walk in warrant hearing and I did but my lawyer keeps stalling.

First it was to hear the PO's... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 12, 2019

more info needed.

it is always difficult to second guess another lawyer without knowing what s/he is dealing with.

sometimes certain judges and DA make a big difference and you need both of them at the same time.

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on

Q: Can my Mom sue the city of San Francisco for injury caused by a haphazardly placed sign post by the city?

While waiting for the MUNI bus, my 72 yr old mom tripped over a temporary bus sign post which was clearly a tripping hazard (we have pictures). The bus driver helped my mom up. My poor Mom’s elbow was bleeding and she also injured her knee.

Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 12, 2019

more info needed.

one can always sue but the more important question is whether one will win.

PI Lawyers offer a free consultation. Call one that goes to the court involved and ask him/her.

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