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2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for California on
Q: Hi my ex girlfriend out a restraining order on me , I was wondering if I can submit to the restraining order because

Some of the allegations were true expect one thing she accused me of , and can I go to prison if she was underage when she was 17 I was 23 she is currently 20 and I just turned 27 .

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 14, 2021

more info needed.

any time there is an order you would have to make a motion to put the matter on the calendar and hopefully come in with an attorney to argue your position.

you don't want to dismiss the RO and get arrested and then have to argue after the fact.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: is it legal for parole to extend your probation if you completed the original time you were sentenced by a judge

hello my name is Christopher A Dimas, I have been on parole for 6 years. I was convicted in 2012 and got released from the CDCR in 2014. i have been on parole since, i was told i was going to be on a 3 year parole when i was sentenced but when i got released i was told it is now a 5 year parole. so... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 13, 2021

instead of asking the question of lawyers who do not have ALL the facts, you should ask your lawyer who represented you.

more info is no doubt needed.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Inmate at MADF. False reg. (borrowed car) Driving on susp. Out on bail w/ FTA. Bail now $210k plshelp!!! Probono needed!

Fiance out on bail for driving on susp. false reg. & evading (arr. date 8/1/20) And old possession charge from 2018 that has a 14mo conditional sentence pending..he had a FTA warrant for (8/1/20 case) so he fled again and then crashed. New repeat charges are evading, false reg., & susp.... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 13, 2021

MORE INFO WOULD BE NEEDED BY YOUR LAWYER.

HOWEVER, I WOULD SUGGEST HE ASKS THE COURT TO APPOINT A LAWYER......IT WILL EITHER BE A PUBLIC DEFENDER OR PRIVATE ATTORNEY WHO DOES A LOT OF CRIMINAL LAW.

THAT LAWYER IN ALL LIKELIHOOD WILL DO A BETTER JOB THAN A LAWYER LOOKING TO DO SOME...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Stoppe traffic violation i had my drivers license and insurance. They come back w i was on parole is search admisible?

I was not on parole . They searched my vehicle. Can what they find be admissible ? Or is it a violation of the 4th?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 12, 2021

more info needed.

it "may" be grounds for not allowing evidence........however it depends on who made the mistake etc

have your private lawyer or court-appointed lawyer, look at the report and how the info was gathered, to make a competent determination.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: California Criminal Law: How do I give "Notice to the People" to inform them of a Hearing date assigned by the Court?

Los Angeles Superior Court - CLARA SHORTRIDGE FOLTZ CRIMINAL JUSTICE CENTER

After my filing (pro per) to have my plea withdrawn, the Judge set a Hearing date but stated "I must give Notice to the People" of the Hearing date.

Who are "the people" I send notice... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 12, 2021

MORE INFO NEEDED.

SEND A COPY TO THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY AS THEY REPRESENT THE PEOPLE.

I WOULD THINK THEY WOULD ALREADY BE AWARE. NORMALLY YOU WOULD FILE A MOTION TO ADD TO CALENDAR WHICH WOULD HAVE ALERTED THE COURTROOM DEPUTY DA.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: I gave court today at riverside county for 215 (A) but they never got me wi t h the car or I never got arested that day

I have a co denfend he got arrested that charger him for the same case but I got arrested 3 week later what can I do

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 11, 2021

no enough info to determine if you can be arrested or win the case.

you should either retain your own lawyer or ask the court to appoint one.

s/he can review the police report to answer your questions.

what you are doing is like asking a question here for a doctor and saying...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for California on
Q: Please could someone please tell me if this is a form of colluding? BE HONEST.

Judge: Defense counsel are you going to be mentioning anything about a prior hung jury? DC: I mean your honor and I may say this is not exactly what my client... I do think it’s the best interest that I mean... I don’t really think we should even mention that there was a trail, I believe that... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 10, 2021

the inquiry does not sound like colluding... and if not in the presence of the jury probably proper.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for California on
Q: The "Motion in Limine" that the Prosecuter / District Attorney has, does the Jury get to view it at any point in time?

The Prosecutor / DIstrict Attorney lied throughout the document - Motion in Limine. I wondered if the jury gets to view that document.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 10, 2021

NO

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: [CA] If I stole something as a child (under 12) could I still get legally prosecuted years later if someone Found out?

When I was in elementary school, I stole some of my friends Pokémon cards and no one ever knew. If it were to come out years later now as an adult. Can I still be prosecuted and would I be tried as a juvenile or an adult. Also would the discovery rule apply to this?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 10, 2021

no, the statute of limitations would prevent it

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: My husband plead guilty to a post release supervision violation wich they sentenced him to 180 days to be ran concurrent

With a new charge of felon in possesion of firearm wich he plead guilty to aswell he took a plea of 16 months with half and had 156 days credit time served on december 3 2020 how many months would he have left to serve in california ?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 9, 2021

you are asking lawyers without all the facts to make a guess.

the person that you should ask is his/her defense attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Can I still be charged for embezzlement even though I’m currently paying him back? Which he agreed to.

I stole money from my boss and he decided he doesn’t want me to go to jail, so he just wants me to pay him back. Over $10,000. I just don’t want to get charged after I payed him back.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 9, 2021

yes

if the police get involved it Is the state of calif that is the victim......however depending on the facts, it may lead to a no filling or easier sentence.

did you volunteer to pay back, without getting caught... or were you caught and then agreed to do so?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Child custody/family law: Question regarding crossing state lines without parental consent for a 17 year old in CA.

Hello and thank you in advance for any feedback. My daughter has been staying with her mother near full time, upon my agreement. However I have 50% physical and legal custody. I just found out this morning that my 17 year old daughter is flying back from DC today, from attending the march on the... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 9, 2021

you have a right to be worried during Covid.

if you want to make a point of it, discuss with your family law attorney to seek his advice and what are your options.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for California on
Q: I filled for A EPO on my husband but I would like to drop it, He has court on Jan.11.2021 is it possible in California

Domestic violence

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 9, 2021

if you are a victim and call the police and they arrest your husband the crime is against the People of The State of California........it is in the hands of the DA..........you may want to talk to your Husbands lawyer or hire your own

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for California on
Q: i am being sued by my ex but hes lying and i have evidence to show... What can i do i cant afford a lawyer

my ex was arrested 3 times for domestic abuse against me and he is a chronic alcoholic and is very obssessed with me... He lied to the poice and had me falsley arrested and then filed a civil lawsuit with a whole bunch of lies claiming to be the victim. But i have plenty of evidence to show he is... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 8, 2021

if you can get him to agree to a binding mediation without lawyers consider:

Rich Gordon , mediations only w/o lawyers; 619 867 0904

zoom......and then they talk to their lawyers.

Lake Mirage CC

Rich Gordon

A FAIR WAY MEDIATION CENTER

760-227-5090

619-272-7001 (fax)

www.afairway.com

4 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Q: Can a lawyer get my hospital and morgue class dismissed since they were delayed and I'm now out of state due to COVID19?

I was convicted of a DUI in May of 2019 and I've already completed my alcohol classes, my community service, MADD, paid all my fines, and had a restricted license and a breathalyzer for 6 months so now the DMV reinstated my full license. The only thing I have left to complete is my Hospital... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 7, 2021

YES, IT IS POSSIBLE.

YOUR LAWYER WOULD MAKE A MOTION TO ADD TO CALENDAR AND THEN A MOTION FOR A MODIFICATION OF THE SENTENCE.

I WOULD THINK MOST JUDGES WOULD GRANT IT.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Can a defendant relieve his retained / private attorney without any reason? Even 3 days before trial?

Is a defendant allowed to no longer use his private attorney and request either a public defender or pro per / pro se? Does the judge have authority to make you keep private retained counsel? See People v. Manila (please explain)

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 6, 2021

a defendant can move to discharge, but a judge may ask for proof of why it is being done at the last minute.

i assume it is because of a difference of opinion in presenting evidence and what evidence would be presented.

it would be a good idea to have another lawyer retained to...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I purchased a phone from apple inside the package was nothing so i filed an investigation on the 7th of December & just-

Today they told me that I wouldn’t get a refund or a replacement to just call the local police department but tomorrow would be a month already the police won’t be able to do a thing, Can i sue apple for not giving me a replacement or refund?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 6, 2021

YOU CAN ALWAYS SUE ANYONE FOR ANYTHING.

THE POLICE WILL SAY IT IS A CIVIL MATTER.

I WOULD THINK APPLE WOULD COMPLY IF YOU SUE IN SMALL CLAIMS COURT.

THEY WOULD NOT WANT THE PUBLICITY...EVEN IF THEY DON'T BELIEVE YOU.

HOWEVER, FROM THEIR STANDPOINT THEY...
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3 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Q: I was arrested for DUI's and my blood test was left on the dumpster at the hospital the officer had to go back and

Can this be thrown out .

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 5, 2021

more info needed.

it arguably could affect their Chain of Custody and result in the DA making a sweetheart offer to you.

however, there are other ways to prove, or try to prove DUI. The officer can describe your driving, not being able to stand and having to hold onto car door, not...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Military Law for California on
Q: I am shipping off to Basic Training for the military on FEb 8th.Last week I got 3 misdemeanors: possession, intoxicatio

Paraphernalia. I was informed the new LA DA is not pursuing any low level misdemeanors (including the ones I was charged with). The arresting officer also confirmed this. However, my court date is in April during which time I am supposed to be in Basic training. Any advice?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 5, 2021

i practice in Palm Springs and do not know the policy of the LA DA on this.

contact a local DUI attorney. Most will provide a free consultation.

i know a new law calls for Diversion eligibility on most misdemeanors......but that requires an appearance. See a local lawyer asap...and...
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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Domestic Violence and Family Law for California on
Q: Can an ex bully you out of asking for child support?

In abusive relationship for 20 years. Was primary care giver. left w/daughter in 2018. Filed 4 CS through state. He found out & threaten to “end me.”

had hard time finding housing, hadn’t worked in 17 years. Daughter w/me 90%. November 2019, found housing. Lived there for 13... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 3, 2021

ONLY IF YOU LET HIM.

HOWEVER, IT IS MORE DIFFICULT TO PRESENT YOUR CASE IF YOU DON'T HAVE A GOOD FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY.

ORGANIZE ALL THE FACTS SO THAT A LAWYER WILL SEE YOU ARE ORGANIZED AND MAY NOT BE AS TIME INTENSIVE A CLIENT AND EITHER HANDLE PRO BONO OR AT REDUCED RATE...........

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