Questions Answered by Dale S. Gribow

Q: If my safe was stolen from my house and the police has it do I have to open it up in front of them to obtain it.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Feb 18, 2018

To properly evaluate any legal question a lawyer needs a thorough summary of the facts.

This involves not just your interpretation but what the other side is saying too.

If you are not clear then the lawyer will no doubt be challenged to correctly respond. It is the old adage: “Junk in, junk out”.

On any legal question you should contact a local lawyer and present him/her with ALL the facts. That way your lawyer can talk to the DA or Judge to properly resolve your...
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Q: My brother PD said that he's not looking for justice but just for the best deal he can get him..should we get another PD

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Feb 18, 2018

To properly evaluate any legal question a lawyer needs a thorough summary of the facts.

This involves not just your interpretation but what the other side is saying too.

If you are not clear then the lawyer will no doubt be challenged to correctly respond. It is the old adage: “Junk in, junk out”.

On any legal question you should contact a local lawyer and present him/her with ALL the facts. That way your lawyer can talk to the DA or Judge to properly resolve your...
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Q: Brother getting charged with domestic violence plea bargain is 2 Years state prison. Doesn’t want to accept.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for California on
Answered on Feb 18, 2018

To properly evaluate any legal question a lawyer needs a thorough summary of the facts.

This involves not just your interpretation but what the other side is saying too.

If you are not clear then the lawyer will no doubt be challenged to correctly respond. It is the old adage: “Junk in, junk out”.

On any legal question you should contact a local lawyer and present him/her with ALL the facts. That way your lawyer can talk to the DA or Judge to properly resolve your...
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Q: CA HSC 11350. 2 days jail, 2800$/phone confiscated. In 98 camry, on Wed Sep 13th, at approximately 8:00 pm

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Small Claims for California on
Answered on Feb 18, 2018

To properly evaluate any legal question a lawyer needs a thorough summary of the facts.

This involves not just your interpretation but what the other side is saying too.

If you are not clear then the lawyer will no doubt be challenged to correctly respond. It is the old adage: “Junk in, junk out”.

On any legal question you should contact a local lawyer and present him/her with ALL the facts. That way your lawyer can talk to the DA or Judge to properly resolve your...
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Q: Can 3 people get charged GTA for the same car? One person already took a deal an pled guilty for the car.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Feb 18, 2018

To properly evaluate any legal question a lawyer needs a thorough summary of the facts.

This involves not just your interpretation but what the other side is saying too.

If you are not clear then the lawyer will no doubt be challenged to correctly respond. It is the old adage: “Junk in, junk out”.

On any legal question you should contact a local lawyer and present him/her with ALL the facts. That way your lawyer can talk to the DA or Judge to properly resolve your...
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Q: neverhad a hearing on domestic violenc TRO

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence, Family Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Answered on Feb 18, 2018

To properly evaluate any legal question a lawyer needs a thorough summary of the facts.

This involves not just your interpretation but what the other side is saying too.

If you are not clear then the lawyer will no doubt be challenged to correctly respond. It is the old adage: “Junk in, junk out”

if you are saying you called her not knowing their was a RO i would hire a good criminal lawyer or request a public defender and explain that to your lawyer to present to...
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Q: My husband had a restraining order that I put against him, I broke it.

2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for California on
Answered on Feb 18, 2018

To properly evaluate any legal question a lawyer needs a thorough summary of the facts.

This involves not just your interpretation but what the other side is saying too.

If you are not clear then the lawyer will no doubt be challenged to correctly respond. It is the old adage: “Junk in, junk out”

if the restraining order was for him not for you (rather than mutual) i do not envision much happening.
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Q: Dropped charges on DV case. How likely will DA prosecute for misdemeanor with children present with no priors?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Feb 18, 2018

To properly evaluate any legal question a lawyer needs a thorough summary of the facts.

This involves not just your interpretation but what the other side is saying too.

If you are not clear then the lawyer will no doubt be challenged to correctly respond. It is the old adage: “Junk in, junk out”

the DA can still file and call you as a witness.

the victim is the people of the state of calif......you are a wit.

however from a practical standpoint they...
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Q: Can someone put a dog outside and close the door leaving the dog at largeto fend for it's self

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Animal / Dog Law for California on
Answered on Feb 18, 2018

To properly evaluate any legal question a lawyer needs a thorough summary of the facts.

This involves not just your interpretation but what the other side is saying too.

If you are not clear then the lawyer will no doubt be challenged to correctly respond. It is the old adage: “Junk in, junk out”

with the little i know it sounds like animal abuse, cruelty to animals etc

however how long ago did this happen? if you do not report right away it might be hard to...
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Q: I failed to appear in court for a traffic violation, what should I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Answered on Feb 18, 2018

i need more facts.

however if you are given a citation it has a date to appear and if you do not appear a bench warrant issues.

you or a lawyer has to appear to ask the court to quash the BW and provide a good reason why that should happen.
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Q: Mobile home was destroyed by driver who plowed through security fence. Hmwners no ins., driver no ins. Mbhmpark liable??

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Products Liability, Real Estate Law and Car Accidents for California on
Answered on Feb 18, 2018

To properly evaluate any legal question a lawyer needs a thorough summary of the facts.

This involves not just your interpretation but what the other side is saying too.

If you are not clear then the lawyer will no doubt be challenged to correctly respond. It is the old adage: “Junk in, junk out”

unless there had been prior incidents putting the association on Notice i do not see why they would have liability.

HOA would kick in if there was any and you can...
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Q: Will they hold him until he's 18 ? Will they release him ? And if not how long will he be in prison ?(months..years) etc

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for California on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

I NEED MORE INFO

THE DEFENDANT SHOULD HIRE A GOOD CRIMINAL LAWYER OR ASK FOR THE PUBLIC DEFENDER.

NORMALLY AS A JUVENILE HE WOULD BE IN JUV CT BUT IT SOUNDS LIKE ADULT AND WE ALL KNOW THERE IS NOTHING MORE SERIOUS THAN MURDER.

THE BEST THING TO HAPPEN IS FOR THE DA TO BE RECONSIDERING WHAT TO DO.............MAYBE THEY WILL NOT FILE
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Q: The opposing party in my case hired my ex friend as his attorney. Is this a conflict of interest?

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for California on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

YOU NEED TO TALK TO A GOOD ATTORNEY WHO CAN DETERMINE IF THERE IS A CONFLICT.

BEING OF THE SAME FAITH IS IRRELEVANT......THOUGH EMBARRASSING.

YOUR LAWYER CAN MAKE A MOTION FOR THE LAWYER TO DECLARE A CONFLICT BUT WITH THE LITTLE YOU HAVE SAID IT DOES NOT APPEAR TO BE ONE
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Q: I got ticket for a wrong turn where there was construction cones yesterday how can I find out the amount of the fine ?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

TRY GOING TO THE COURTHOUSE AND UP TO THE TRAFFIC TIX WINDOW...........HOWEVER THEY WOULD NEED INFO AS TO THE CITATION # ETC.............
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Q: can my brother get charged with carjackin if he didnt take the vechicle his female friend did

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

I NEED MORE INFO.

HOWEVER BASED ON THE LITTLE I HAVE HE WILL NOT BE CONVICTED OF A CRIME UNLESS THEY CAN SHOW AT CONSPIRACY....

HIRE A LOCAL LAWYER OR GET A PUBLIC DEFENDER
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Q: My brother is getting charged with domestic violence as a felony and has no prior record.

2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for California on
Answered on Feb 17, 2018

MORE INFO IS NEEDED.........INJURIES........PRIOR DV ISSUES?

HIRE A GOOD LOCAL LAWYER OR REQUEST A PUBLIC DEFENDER.

IF NOT SERIOUS INJURIES IT COULD BE A MISDEMEANOR.....BUT IT DEPENDS ON THE DA AND THE JUDGE TOO
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Q: If my roommate threatens my girlfriend and then tells me to fight him and i punch him in the face, can he press charges

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Answered on Feb 18, 2018

To properly evaluate any legal question a lawyer needs a thorough summary of the facts.

This involves not just your interpretation but what the other side is saying too.

If you are not clear then the lawyer will no doubt be challenged to correctly respond. It is the old adage: “Junk in, junk out”.

On any legal question you should contact a local lawyer and present him/her with ALL the facts. That way your lawyer can talk to the DA or Judge to properly resolve your...
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Q: Does refusing to let someone out of the vehicle constitute kidnapping in the state of California?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Feb 14, 2018

more facts are needed. There is a difference in what the DA charges and what a jury agrees to use to find a defendant guilty.

in my opinion it was a criminal act.....................and seriousness may depend in part on record of defendant.

Although "kidnapping" and "false imprisonment" may sound similar, they are considered separate crimes under California law. Kidnapping is a felony offense and refers ... False imprisonment is defined as intentionally detaining or confining...
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Q: My exboyfriend has court on 2/20/18 for domestic violence case. I have not been summons to testify. What does it mean?

2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for California on
Answered on Feb 14, 2018

you only have to appear if it is set for trial............

if this is 1st appearance then it is for arraignment and that is to plead guilty or not guilty
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Q: hello if they were going to prosicute in a child death case would they release any of the childs belongings

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Feb 14, 2018

need more info

depending on the facts often they can take pix of possession and return to parents..........why not request that........
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