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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California on
Q: My insurance canceled without notifying me and someone hit my car now my insurance won’t help and my license gotsuspende

I pre paid to have my name on my moms insurance while I wait for an estimate price before the crash happened. once the crash happened my insurance said it cancelled because I didn’t pay the estimate even tho I never received a notice. Now the dmv suspend my license even tho the crash wasn’t my... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Mar 9, 2023

consult with a local PI lawyer to review the facts.

if you are in an accident without insurance, DMV will suspend your license for a year.

if you were trying to buy insurance, you knew whether you had paid or not.

was there ever ins under your name or for that car that...
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7 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Q: I initially got pulled over running a yellow light then turn into a DUI. Can I fight the initial pullover dismiss the DU

Or fight DUI they forced a blood test telling me they can get a warrant for it.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Mar 9, 2023

A lawyer would need more info to advise you intelligently.

You should consult with a local lawyer who can advise you after seeing the police report what your chances are of Suppressing the Evidence of the Stop and whether the Forced Blood was correct.

The implied consent law says...
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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: I am wearing a Scram ankle monitor required by cps in California. It monitors alcohol. It caused a really bad sore on my

On the ankle it was on. I had it switched to the other ankle and went to the ER. It caused dermatitis and cellulitis in my skin. It has been a week since I switched it and already the ankle it is on has a sore and is leaking fluid. The infection is now in that leg also. Can I sue cps? I mean... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Mar 9, 2023

the first thing i would do is contact the lawyer who represented me on the case.

s/he can go back to court and put the matter on calendar to have the sentence revisited and possibly modified.

if the ankle bracelet is causing problems I assume you have already made the co aware of...
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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: What happens if my attorney is suing the wrong entity of 711 for premise liability?

My attorney filed a lawsuit against 7-11 franchise for a stabbing I sustained on 711 premises. Opposing counsel for 711 corporate is saying they are not liable and to go after property owners. What are my options if I dont win. Is my attorney at fault since he has dealt with 7-11 claims. Thanks

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Mar 9, 2023

your attorney can Amend the Complaint or refile it.........if the attorney did something wrong that prevents you from recovering you may have a Malpractice suit against him/her.

Remember: Insurance does not cover intentional acts as a rule.

if your lawyer specializes in 7-11 cases...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Divorce for California on
Q: How much time is a false personation felony charge and a violation from a DUI with a prior strike

How much time can the person look at if we get a lawyer judge said up to 6 years 8months with 85

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Mar 4, 2023

more info is needed.

the severity of a sentence is often a function of what you did; how much pressure the victim is placing on the DA; the DA/ courthouse and the Judge and your prior record.

if a judge is involved already, you must be at a stage where the court has appointed a...
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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Domestic Violence for California on
Q: Is it violation of due process rights for a magistrate to allow an officer/"witness" a break to get off the stand and

Make a phone call in the middle of cross examination to his supervisor to see if he was indeed post certified to testify under 115 on an unavailable witnesses behalf?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Mar 1, 2023

A Bench Officer has a lot of discretion concerning a recess.

However, no one on this list has all the info, and most people asking questions on the internet are naturally not the best historians.

If you are in trial, that is a question you should ask your attorney.

What did s/he say?

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2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence, Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Social Security and Family Law for California on
Q: False Allegations of Domestic Violence?

My foreign wife, married moved to this country last year and has conspired with her daughter over the past few months to make false allegations of domestic violence to the police and LA county. As a result, they were given temporary shelter and food. However, during the investigation, the police... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Feb 28, 2023

It sounds like your issues are more family law.........unless you were arrested and are being prosecuted.

Then you would need to make an appointment with a criminal defense lawyer or request the court appoint a public defender for you ...at the arraignment.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I have an arrest warrant that has been active since March 2021, how do I fix it while staying free?
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Feb 25, 2023

either retain private counsel or contact the Public Defender.

that attorney will ADD TO CALENDAR AND then request you be release OR without bail.

a private lawyer would want to contact the DA before going to court to lock in what will happen.......entering a plea of not guilty or...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for California on
Q: I think I'm being scammed over explicit photos sent over text

Hi so I have a question about a potential scam. So I matched with someone on tinder the other day. we started talking and she sends me her number so we can text. things start to become more sexual in nature. she sends me an explicit video and, I based on the previous messages thought to myself that... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Feb 24, 2023

you might start by having a lawyer write a stern letter about his blackmailing you.

you can also contact the local police dept. However, you then bring into play what YOU did.

did the girl look over 18 or represent herself as such?

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: I want to file a malpractice suit, lawyers state I may have a claim, but do not want to take it because of cost.

What can I do?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Feb 19, 2023

Call lawyers on this list that do Malpractice or google lawyers in your area.

It is true these cases are very costly to bring, and remember, the costs are usually the client's responsibility.

If you can't get a lawyer, your LAST resort would be to sue in small claims for...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Under PC 3453 what does "The person shall not be in the presence of a firearm or ammunition, ..." mean?

This is a rule under post release community supervision. My son will be release from CDCR soon.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Feb 17, 2023

The person, and his or her residence and possessions, shall be subject to search at any time of the day or night, with or without a warrant, by an agent of the supervising county agency or by a peace officer.

California Penal Code Section 3453 - Public.Law

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Is it ethical for any prosecutor, who is fully informed, to press a defendant into a package plea deal where the defenda

Is it ethical for any prosecutor, who is fully informed, to press a defendant into a package plea deal where the defendant is not guilty of a crime that has already been adjudicated in a civil setting (civil harassment restraining order) and found to be unproven, as part of a package deal of other... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Feb 17, 2023

don't sign anything without a lawyer's review and ok.

there is often a difference in the evidence presented by a defendant and the DA.

contact a lawyer or request that the court appoint a public defender to represent you and review all the facts.

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: PI Litigation attorney wants to withdraw from plantiff's case 2 weeks before settlement conference.

Plantiff finished deposition, requested defendant provide deposition, PL atty stated it wasn't necessary because defendant would just lie. My witness is scheduled for his deposition. Without reason or warning stated he is withdrawing from a case he stated was asking $300,000- 1 million.... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Feb 16, 2023

Something is missing if your lawyer thought the case had value..........

Either s/he is having issues with you as a client, or liability or damages are not as sound as you think.

Call any of the lawyers herein and see if they would look into it, and would contact your initial lawyer...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: What is the charge code 18715(A)(1) PC?
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Feb 14, 2023

Penal Code 18715 PC – Possessing Explosives in Public or Private. California Penal Code 18715 PC makes it a felony to maliciously or recklessly possess an explosive in public, a private home, or anywhere ordinarily passed by people. The sentence is two, four, or six years behind bars.

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: is it legal or against the law in Fresno California for an orthopedic doctor to give me an prosthetic leg with used part

my Orthopedic prosthetic doctor gave me a leg with used parts and I'm an amputee and he told me I was going to be getting a new leg with brand new parts Medical paid for a new leg brand new parts but I have an old leg with old Parts the only thing new was the cast part and at the same time I... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Feb 13, 2023

When you say illegal, you are talking criminal. That would require your proving criminal intent. I would want to hear the doctor's version.

If s/he billed the ins co for a new leg, there might be a fraud.

I would write the doctor, return receipt requested, setting forth your...
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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Juvenile Law and Family Law for California on
Q: I am 16 years old and I drugged up a 43 year old and raped him now I'm pregnant what do I do

I am 16 years old and I lied about my age to a 43 year old he picked me up one night and I drugged him and raped him now I'm pregnant and he doesn't know

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Feb 6, 2023

you should contact a lawyer who handles both criminal and family law...or 2 separate lawyers.

are you going to have the baby?

if you know how to find the guy, then you have to decide what you want to do after consulting with a lawyer.

be careful as you have criminal exposure.

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4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Q: How do I change law firms once I signed on?
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 30, 2023

Easy....

you just retain a new local lawyer, and s/he will assist in the transition.

In an accident case, the 2 lawyers will split the fee.

In a criminal case, you would try to get a bill for what the lawyer has done and get the balance turned over to the new lawyer....
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I’m wondering if I got wrongfully arrested?

One night I was doing DoorDash. I was about to deliver an order when all of a sudden my serpentine belt in my car snapped. I pulled over to the side of the road. I was going to try to fix it and next thing I see is sheriff right behind me he was running my plates. I have a expired drivers license... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 25, 2023

it is normal for an officer to see if one needs assistance at night.

they routinely run plates and it is easy to see if you don't have a sticker on your license or one that belongs to another car.

you had an expired license and were driving illegally

however, the way...
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3 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Q: DUI dating back to 2011. Should I wait the 10-year period?

LICENSE STATUS:

SUSPENDED OR REVOKED*

DEPARTMENTAL ACTIONS:

PRROF REQ: O/01-24-14 * TERM - - *

DRV LIC COMM- DISQ * * eff: 05-09-11 * THRU:05-08-12 * ORDER MAIL: 04-29-11*

AUTH: 15300A9* SERVICE: M / 06-19-15* STATE CALIFORNIA*

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Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 25, 2023

see the comment by atty Grant below.......except he is saying if you have done everything!

i don't think DMV and the Court will allow you to drive until you have done everything ordered by the court and DMV.

Technically there would be a bench warrant for your being in violation...
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4 Answers | Asked in Wrongful Death for California on
Q: How long once my demand for civil monetary settlement is agreed to by the defendent and accepted do I have to confirm it

Once I agree to the confirmation of the demand, how long do I have to confirm that I will accept it and recieve payment?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 24, 2023

More info is needed.

it is a question your lawyer could address.

when I make a settlement, I often say, "my client will accept the offer, if he receives the money in the next 10 days".

otherwise, insurance co's continue to stall and delay at every opportunity....
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