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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for California on
Q: I am in California and my employer took 2 weeks to pay my final check and has yet to pay my bonus three weeks later.

I work in California and my employer is headquarted in North Carolina. They did not give my final pay upon termination, but ran it through their next scheduled pay period, making it late. My last day was December 31, they terminated my whole team. I recieved my final pay January 13. They still have... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Jan 25, 2023

Go to the California labor commissioner's website (https://www.dir.ca.gov/) where you can file a claim for your unpaid wages and any penalties you may have coming to you due to your employer's failure to comply with California law.

You can start your claim right on the website....
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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Is there a statue of limitations for suing for violation of civil.rights?

Maliciously prosecuted by the catholic church and a priest and his lying church member.

Prosecuted with no evidence.

Found not guilty. cruel. they lied. I have proof.

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Jan 23, 2023

Yes, the statute of limitations for your action is 2 years from the date of your injury.

You should immediately consult a good civil rights lawyer to make sure you don't miss the deadline to file your lawsuit. In your case, the date the statute of limitations began running is complicated.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: How is a woman on probation expected to defend herself from an attacker if she can’t even carry mase.

Has there ever been a lawsuit against the city/state/PD for a death that could have been prevented had she been able to carry a self defense tool?

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Jan 22, 2023

Unless the terms of your probation specifically prohibit you from carrying pepper spray (mace), there is no legal reason why you cannot carry it as a deterrent for your personal safety. If you do a simple Google search for mace, you will find several inexpensive kinds you can keep in your purse or... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for California on
Q: Can my job just pay me just 2 hours of double pay for a holiday that I work the whole 8 hours?

So I worked for a company that I recently notice that in my pay stubs I only get 2 or 3 of double pay for a holiday that work for 8 hours that day so can a company do that?

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Jan 9, 2023

No. Your employer owes you the full day of pay at the double time rate you worked.

You should go to the Labor Commissioner's website and ask for their assistance with this. Here's the link: https://www.dir.ca.gov you can copy and paste into your browser. On the main page, click...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Legal Malpractice for California on
Q: How protected are sealed criminal record's

Hi, here recently a rather well known person (who is not a judge or in any way related to the legal sphere of work) publicly showed a person's sealed criminal record. How on earth is that possible, and is doing something like that illegal?

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Jan 8, 2023

You have posted this question in the forum for California lawyers. You need to re-post this in the message board for lawyers in Washington state.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Can an undocumented get a visa after arguing with a U.S. citizen? (Argument between siblings/no physical altercations)

No physical altercations incurred only in person profane language exchanged that stemmed from alcoholic behavior from an undocumented married sibling that lives apart from the other sibling.

*undocumented immigrant*

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Jan 5, 2023

You have not provided sufficient information to allow me to give you a reasonable answer. Whether you can get a visa is up to the United States Department of State, otherwise known as the State Department.

However, whether you argue with a United States citizen or someone else should have...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Business Law for California on
Q: My neighbor stole the lumber he milled for me. $20000.00. Is there a way to get it back? The lumber or the $$?
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Dec 17, 2022

Contact a local attorney and retain their services. A good lawyer will help you recover all your damages as a result of the fraud that was perpetrated on you.

1 Answer | Asked in Land Use & Zoning for California on
Q: Someone parked the car on our residential driveway in California. What should I do?

Is parking to neighbor's driveway legal? I want to know what action can I take. I do not know the owner of the vehicle.

The vehicle is blocking my car to get out of the garage.

Thanks

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Dec 17, 2022

Call your local police or sheriff's department and have them tow the vehicle.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Internet Law for California on
Q: What constitutes as the state in "doing business" for online business filing for a LLC? Owners in separate states too

I've read in some articles that the place to file an LLC is in the state you reside, even for online businesses. As you would need a foreign LLC to do business in the home state anyways if you filed out of state.

But what is the definition of "doing business"? Is it the... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Dec 17, 2022

Lawyers practice law so they can provide advice on questions just like this. Are you asking this question because you are only interested in LLCs, or do you need advice on how to set up an LLC and begin operating a business under one? This forum isn't here just to satisfy someone's... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Hi I have a friend in prison for up to a year. There is no evidence to the sexual assault that he was charged for.
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Dec 17, 2022

You should take this up with the attorney who is defending your friend.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation, Contracts and Traffic Tickets for California on
Q: How are traffic laws constitutional and not commercial? Can a human being invoke the the 4th and 5th amendment?

Traffic stops for common people are unconstitutional on its face. You cannot invoke the the 5th or 4th amendments. There has never been full disclosure of the taxes of personal cars operated for private use. If property can be seized for lack of funds does that not go against the due process... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Dec 17, 2022

Operating a motor vehicle on the public roads is privilege extended to persons with a use the public streets and highways. This means you must comply with the law as you are operating a motor vehicle, and when you violate the law you can be held responsible. If you are cited for a motor vehicle... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for California on
Q: If a party serves a notice of ruling minutes before midnight via email, will a few minutes be construed as a day count?

In an unlimited civil matter in California, the notice of ruling was emailed only minutes before midnight when the defendant was asleep and didn't get it until the next morning. Is that reasonably acceptable to count that few minutes as one day when counting calendar days for a deadline to... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Dec 17, 2022

Notice given after normal working day hours will not be effective until the next day. But take no chances when calendaring response due dates. Even if you were given notice electronically, such as by email, you ordinarily have an extra two days added to the time you are supposed to take action... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: is it legal to physically restrain someone who is actively trying to harm themselves until law enforcement arrives?

also, is it legal to keep someone (who also lives with you) from leaving your home until law enforcement arrives if they have been saying, repeatedly, that once they leave the house, they are going to kill themselves. Earlier this year, my significant other and I got in a verbal argument during... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Dec 17, 2022

It is appropriate to restrain someone while awaiting a professional, such as an ambulance, paramedic or police officer when a person is a danger to themselves or another. It is only fitting that you advise his/her lawyer of the facts so that s/he does not suffer incarceration or other penalties due... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Civil Rights for Arizona on
Q: Can I sue dcfs? Mother was murdered never looked for father or his fam. They said he was dead he wasn't. I was placed in

The custody of a drug addict where I was sold, raped and given drugs. Once I wasn't needed I was thrown in Maclaren Hall and others

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Nov 30, 2022

You need to post this question for Arizona lawyers. This forum is for California lawyers, and as a California lawyer I am not permitted to practice in Arizona because I am not licensed there. California lawyers cannot give you advice on Arizona law unless they are licensed in that state.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Social Security for California on
Q: What is the next step if I am applying for disability but I am dealing with delays and discrimination?

Second time applying, advocate disappeared during initial claim filed in 2014, represented myself at hearing, was denied. Discouraged because referred lawyer was patronizing. No income since 2018. I suffer from. Chronic concussion syndrome, sub-clinical hyperthyroidism, ptsd, and several other... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Nov 26, 2022

You haven't really provided sufficient information to enable an intelligent response. For example, you have not indicated what kind of disability benefits you are seeking, whether it is Social Security disability, Worker's Compensation benefits, or something else. And if you are seeking... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: What legal actions can be taken against a doc that removed a grievance form from my personal file

I filed request form, then grievance form, then grievance appeal form while in custody.

After release went to county clerks office to get copies of particular case copies and the grievance form was not in the system, but grievance response was present

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Nov 18, 2022

You have provided insufficient information which would permit a reasonable response to your inquiry. I would like to see a lot more detail, for example, the who, when, where, how and why of the events so I could get an idea of what the issue is. Ideally, you should provide a chronological... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: Can I sue for discrimination if a bank doesn’t let me apply to open a checking account to deposit claim check ?

They told the cfbd that the check wasn’t signed by lender. It was and I sent proof . My contractor left me for not paying deposit as a result

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Nov 18, 2022

There is insufficient information to permit me to respond with any reasonable advice. Any lawyer will need more detail, in order to understand the situation, and whether or not some solutions can be suggested.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: If im 19 and want to move out to another town can my parents legally stop me
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Nov 9, 2022

No. You are an adult now. But be careful to think through the consequences of your actions.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: If I was drinking alcohol on my property can I get charged with a drunk in public?

Was not given a breathalyzer test or sobriety test just taking straight to jail.

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Nov 7, 2022

I need a lot more information. I would need to know the exact circumstances which led up to your arrest. If you want a lawyer to help you, then prepare a statement of what happened, name all the witnesses, and copy all of the documents relating to your arrest and detention. Then take all of that to... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Can California cops in placer County arrest and impound a vehicle on a suspended license
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Nov 7, 2022

Yes, they can, as you have learned.

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