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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Insurance Defense for California on
Q: If I get into an accident while driving a company car while doing job duties will my personal insurance be affected?

I work for a self driving car company in the Bay Area and I got into an accident today where I was parking the company car during my shift and I accidentally backed up into a parked car. All collision procedures took place and I left a note on the car. There wasn’t much damage to either of the... Read more »

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Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 13, 2021

Remember that insurance follows the car.....so the insurance for the car you were driving in, should control.

there is no law that you have to report the accident to your insurance co.

when it comes up for renewal, unless they ask, I would NOT volunteer the info.

if your ins...
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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for California on
Q: so i am 16 i got in a accident and i got a ticket for no drivers license and am wondering if the insurance can sue me

it was my dads friends truck that i was driving i was at a stop sign and i didn’t see the car and they hit the front left side no one was hurt but was wondering if insurance will sue me because i am a minor without a license but on monday i am gonna go take my permit test i was already planing on... Read more »

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

if you had an accident as a minor and without insurance, I would expect DMV to suspend your license if you had one for a year or hold off issuing one to you for a year.

i would assume the insurance co's will deal with this......i you were a minor and not insured i would expect them to...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Why would I be excluded from police report if I was a victim? My SO was also the offender.

My SO damaged some of my family’s property and I was there when the cops showed up. I’m assuming since it was my bf they didn’t list me as involvement.

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

more info needed.

you need to make an appointment with a local lawyer to share all of the facts and authorize him/her to review/obtain the police report to look into this for you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: El Dorado County seized my firearm and never contacted me about it and I am a legal gun owner what can I do

My firearm was confiscated in June of 2020 and I was not contacted about it and still have not been contacted it was found on my friends property I was selling it to his wife for protection against the Bears and Wildlife El Dorado County Sheriff's Department performed a illegal search and... Read more »

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Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 13, 2021

more info needed.

you need to make an appointment with a local criminal lawyer asap....I am in Palm Springs area

why have you waited a year?

there is a term in law......Laches.......which means if you sit on your rights you can lose them.

I would prepare a detailed...
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1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for California on
Q: my kids mom recently 4 days ago was arrested on domestic violencea

i dont want to try no more few years ago she left us and went w a guy and my daughter said he touched her .i filed for custody and gave me temporarily because she never showed up. but i wanted my kids to be w her , so i tried to work w her and her drinking got worse and her anger got worse. she... Read more »

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Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 11, 2021

MORE INFO NEEDED...WHAT IS THE QUESTION.

NORMALLY THE QUESTION IS WHETHER THE VICTIM SPOUSE CAN DROP THE CHARGES...............THE ANSWER IS NO.

THE VICTIM IS THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA AND THUS THE DA HAS TO DROP CHARGES.

HOWEVER, IF YOU RETAIN A LAWYER S/HE CAN...
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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: During sentencing can new evidence change a guilty ruling?

The perpetrator was A Dark-skin African American woman bearing no resemblance to my family member. The witness testified under oath, that he was assaulted during theft of a Target department store by a Dark-skin African American woman. While my family member is a light-skin African American woman.... Read more »

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Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 11, 2021

WHY NOT ASK YOUR LAWYER TO CONSIDER A MOTION TO RECONSIDER THE EVIDENCE.

SENTENCING IS NOT THE PROPER TIME TO PRESENT UNLESS YOU ARE LOOKING FOR IT TO MITIGATE (LESSEN) THE SENTENCE.............RATHER THAN DISMISSING THE CASE.

THIS, HOWEVER, IS SOMETHING YOU SHOULD DISCUSS WITH THE...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I'm trying to find a case that's the same as my finances . Receiving stolen property while knowing
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 11, 2021

more info needed.

i am not sure what you are asking.

are you looking for lawyer you can afford? if that is the issue my suggestion would be to go with a court appointed public defender over a criminal lawyer who is cheap.

the PD's are really good and in many cases, the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for California on
Q: Personal Injuries of Emotional Distress

I am writing for a case inquiry. I am the assistant of Mr. Wu, who can't speak English.

Mr. Wu has a son George(5 years old) with his ex-wife, Linda, whose custody belongs to Linda. However, Linda prevented father and son from meeting for up to 15 months (Filed a restraining order... Read more »

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

I THINK YOU SHOULD POST THIS ON A FAMILY LAW SITE............WE DON'T HANDLE THIS KIND OF MATTER.

HOWEVER, I BELIEVE MOST LAWYERS, IF THEY TOOK THE CASE, WOULD ONLY DO SO ON AN HOURLY..........NOT A CONTINGENCY.

THUS, HE NEEDS TO SET UP AN APPOINTMENT WITH A LOCAL FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY.-

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Why would my personal injury attorney request from me, my personal HEALTH insurance data.

Such as provider group info, contact info. I was rear ended, while at stop light.

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

you should have asked you lawyer why.

however, we do it so med calls can be paid by insurance, thus putting more money into the pockets of the client.

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2 Answers | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for California on
Q: a corrupt doctor had my supportive care ended, the lawyer and insurance co were complicit ! I have documentation please

Please help, the attorney made false pleadings to the judges, the doctor did not even see me for 10 minutes and never examined me.

the recent laws changed helped them to squash my pleadings. I've gone as far as I can . they made so many lies that can be proven with electronic files.... Read more »

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Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 9, 2021

MORE INFO NEEDED.

YOU NEED A LAWYER THAT IS WILLING AND CAPABLE OF HANDLING THIS MATTER ON A CONTINGENCY......IT IS NOT MY FIRM AS WE DON'T DO THAT KIND OF MATTER.

MOST LAWYERS DO NOT WANT TO THROW THEIR OWN MONEY AT LITIGATION THAT MAY BE STALE?

I ASSUME IF THIS WAS A...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: Manager @ CA Regional RV Park covered up an employee Cov-19 OUTBREAK. Endangering 200+ residents. This can’t be legal!

Manager hosted internal company party while gov. ordinances, i.e. “no social gatherings” were in full effect. Masks not enforced. 9 employees contracted Covid-19 at this party.

Facility falsely reported only ONE Covid positive case.

Employees were laid-off for a month to... Read more »

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

more info needed.

you can always petition or sue for anything.......whether you can get a lawyer to take the case on a contingency AND collect anything is another story.

i would think contacting the owner of the establishment would make the most sense.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: domestic violence issues and tenant rights ? I am being kicked out for being a victim of domestic violence?

My girlfriend has been arrested for the second time for domestic violence. I want to leave, but I want to take our cat with me also. I am being forced to move out for being a victim.

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

more info needed.

a lawyer would want to review the lease and have a more complete understanding of the facts. Who has the lease?

i assume the domestic violence was in your apartment and you were the victim and the landlord is afraid of a repeat performance?

was this the...
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4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for California on
Q: Why would my accident attorney request my insurance provider information if the accident was caused by the other driver?

I was rear ended which resulted in me getting two (2) epidural injections

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

THAT IS A COMMON QUESTION.

IF YOU DON'T HAVE INSURANCE YOURSELF YOU WILL BE LIMITED ON WHAT YOU CAN COLLECT.

IN ADDITION, IF THE OTHER PARTY HAS A $15K POLICY, BUT YOU HAVE A $500,000 POLICY AND YOU ARE BADLY INJURED, YOU CAN ACCEPT THE $15K AND GO AFTER YOUR OWN INS CO UNDER...
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4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for California on
Q: Got into a car accident, need advice.

Car was out of gas at night with no lights or Indicators on. Crashed into it. Who is at fault?

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

MORE INFO NEEDED.

YOU NEED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH A PI LAWYER IN YOUR AREA ASAP............

SETTING UP A COURSE OF TREATMENT IS IMPORTANT WHEN INJURED AND THERE ARE TIME LIMITATIONS TOO.

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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Criminal Law and Immigration Law for California on
Q: Animal cruelty felony conviction 597(a) affect on asylum case? is that an "automatic" rejection?

Hello, I have an animal cruelty case with an offer to accept home detention and felony conviction. If I accept the settlement conviction, would it be automatically bar my asylum case? I am waiting on individual hearing.

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

MORE INFO NEEDED.

HOWEVER, THAT IS NOT SO MUCH A CRIMINAL LAW QUESTION AS IT IS AN IMMIGRATION QUESTION.

YOU SHOULD MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH A LOCAL IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY ASAP AS YOUR CASE APPEARS TO BE PENDING.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for California on
Q: I lost custody of my 16-year-old grandson when he was about eight years old. He was adopted by his grandfather's sister

She treats him like a slave. He doesn't want to live there anymore but she legally adopted him. Can he leave and come stay with me. Can I be charged for harbor ing a runaway? I am no longer his adopted mother but I am his maternal grandmother although my parental rights were terminated in... Read more »

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Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 7, 2021

MORE FACTS NEEDED.

YOU WANT TO ASK THIS ON A FAMILY LAW FORUM TOO, NOT JUST CRIMINAL.

YOU WANT TO DO THIS LEGALLY AND NOT DO IT WITHOUT A LAWYERS GUIDANCE.

CONSIDER APPLYING FOR EMANCIPATION AND SETTING UP A CONSULTATION WITH A LAWYER.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: (COVID-19) Emergency Rule 9 California - "Tolling" Statute of limitation.

Dental malpractice was committed on 02 JUL, 2020 and the limitation will be expired on 02 JUL, 2021. When will it be expired using Emergency Rule 9 California?

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

INSTEAD OF POSTING HERE, YOU SHOULD SET UP A CONSULT WITH A LOCAL DENTAL MALPRACTICE ATTY.

YOU MAY HAVE ALREADY FOUND THAT IT IS VERY DIFFICULT TO FIND A LAWYER WHO WILL ACCEPT ONE...........THERE ARE A FEW LAWYERS, WHO ARE ALSO DENTISTS, BUT IT IS THE HARDEST OF ALL AREAS OF MALPRACTICE IN...
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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I slipped and fell in a FoodMaxx Save Mart store I need to file a claim I need free legal aid
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 4, 2021

SEE WILLIAM LIGHTS ANSWER BELOW...........WELL SAID.........

CALL A LOCAL PI LAWYER.......IF IT IS A GOOD CASE THERE ARE NO UP FRONT LEGAL FEES..........HOWEVER, JUST FALLING IS NOT ENOUGH

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: Typically how long does it take to be paid out from an insurance company?

A car hit the wall of a store where i was painting inside at and im just wondering how long typically it would take to settle with the drivers insurance company?

I did hire an attorney and the procedure i was told would happen isnt exactly the way it has went so far. I was told before... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 4, 2021

MORE INFO NEEDED

THERE IS NO EXACT ANSWER WITH LAW AND AT DIFFERENT TIMES THE CASES ARE EITHER EASIER OR HARDER TO SETTLE.

SINCE COVID IT HAS BEEN VERY CHALLENGING TO RESOLVE CASES......AND IF AN INS CO KNOWS YOU WANT TO SETTLE THEY WILL OFFER AN UNREASONABLE AMOUNT.

IF YOU...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: How much does a case like this cost? Misdemeanor threatening phonecalls, in Rancho Cucamonga Ca.

My wife and mother to my 12yr old boy & I have reconsitled, and we're were back together now. SHE was Subponead by the D.A. last week, and she missed her court date. There offering me a disturbing the peace misdemeanor charge. That's there deal. The incident took place 3months... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 4, 2021

more info needed.

which court? which courtroom, DA etc

the crime is against the People of the State of California and it is up to them through the DA to decide if charges are dropped etc.

however, if she is not going to testify, the DA may not want to pursue OR the DA may...
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