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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: Can a person lock me out of the house if im still renting and have time to move out
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Louis George Fazzi answered on Sep 24, 2020

This isn't really a civil rights issue, but involves your property rights. However, you haven't included enough information to let us know how we could answer your question. You can be renting property but still be evicted for a myriad of reasons, which is why you should be asking lawyers... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Privacy online school

Dear Lawyers,

I would like to respect my privacy and not let my school teachers look into my household // room. I'm extremely uncomfortable with the fact that people can look into my house whenever they want. I would like to know if there is a law in California protecting my rights.

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Louis George Fazzi answered on Sep 22, 2020

If you are using Zoom to log in for school, go to the settings in the Zoom application and choose a virtual background so the camera only shows you on screen and your immediate surroundings. Also make sure you are as close to the camera on your computer or tablet as you can be, so you fill the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: Civil rights attorney, I want to sue Dept of children services for removal of grandkids, only to dismiss case 10months

I was denied due process, and kids religion was violated.

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Sep 14, 2020

It would be helpful if you provided sufficient information to be of service. As grandparents, what legal right did you have to custody of your grandchildren? That would be step one in understanding what your rights might be. Grandparents don't necessarily step into the shoes of parents when it... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: What do I do? I have police lying on reports, the district attorney lying in court. And much more. I have proof of it.

I had a officer refuse to file charges against a person that pressed a gun against my face and he also told me it was legal because I did not show fear. The police will not arrest him even though on the statement he gave to police he stated that he pulled a gun on me and punched my friend in the... Read more »

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Louis George Fazzi answered on Sep 11, 2020

You need the advice of a good civil rights lawyer. One option you may have is to file suit against the perpetrator for assault and battery. There are some good civil rights lawyers in Fresno. Most good lawyers who handle these kinds of cases give free consultations. If the local DA's office... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: If I was stopped for a red light violation showed the officer where sheathed knives we’re on me are they concealed

I got pulled over for a supposed red light violation. I let the officer know that I had two sheathed knives on me I showed him where they were and he charged me with concealed dirk dagger and didn’t even charge me with the red light violation which was his probable cause

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Louis George Fazzi answered on Sep 5, 2020

Talk to a criminal defense lawyer in Fresno right away. He or she will know what to do with this. Most attorneys will give you a free consultation to discuss the citation you received. You may have a civil rights violation based on what you stated. So be sure to contact a good criminal defense... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: I received a subpoena for a mandatory appearance between my ex and her ex boyfriend for a civil case through email..

My ex's boyfriend had me subpoenaed. Is email a valid way to serve someone? And do I need to reply? Also, my sister was also subpoenaed, but not personally it was given to her husband. Is this a valid subpoena? Thanks in advance.

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Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 27, 2020

Email is a valid way of serving a subpoena if you agree to accept it that way. If you refuse to accept service in that manner, you need to advise the party and/or the lawyer who served you that you do not accept email service. I always recommend my clients accept email service of a subpoena for an... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: I got civil claim letter from Michael Ira Asen for paying $500. Do I have pay the money?

I was in target around 6 months ago and I did not pay for somethings. The manager get my address but they didn’t call police and after two weeks they send a paper to my address for paying $500 in Michael Asen office . I paid $75 and I can’t pay the reminder. Do I have pay the reminder? Their... Read more »

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Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 27, 2020

You say you were in a Target store, and left without paying for some of the things you took out of the store. You do not say you either took back the items you didn't pay for, so I must presume you kept them. Then Target's lawyers sent you a bill for $500, in response to which you made a... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: No search warrant or concent wife is separated from probationer do police need search warrant
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Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 22, 2020

There is too much missing information to enable me to give you good advice. Generally speaking, the police always need a search warrant to search property such as a house or apartment. There is also a difference between the ability to search either a probationer or someone on parole, which always... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Communications Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for California on
Q: Will I get in to trouble?

My ex from 2015 has his electricity account using my email. I have called him multiple times to change it as well as emailed the company. Nothing has happend. I want nothing to do with him. Could I get in trouble for using the email to log in to his account and changing the email myself? I would... Read more »

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Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 20, 2020

Who knows what the future may hold? I don't have a crystal ball that will tell me what could happen at some time in the future.

Sometimes the only way to get something done is to do it yourself. As long as you don't impersonate someone else, or misuse another's identity for...
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3 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for California on
Q: is it discrimination to hire mainly former student athletes?

I am starting up a business selling to college and high school sports teams and programs. As a former athlete, I would like to mainly hire former student athletes as I know their competitive drive, and know their work ethic, and their connections in the sports world. As long as I am not... Read more »

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Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 19, 2020

You should not run into many problems if you become an equal opportunity employer. You can focus on a particular demographic if it is based on the requirements of the work, the skills necessary for the job, etc. as long as they are generally non-discriminatory. Protected categories include the... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for California on
Q: I am confused. Different attorneys tell me something but when I research it I find that they are totally wrong.

My Maranda rights and 14th amendment rights to equal protection of the law were violated by Fresno PD. Attorneys talk about qualified immunities that protect police officers but my research says that is for government officials. The Supreme Court has determined that they are public officials. I can... Read more »

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Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 19, 2020

You have provided insufficient information. Just because you do two hours or more of legal research does not give you sufficient understanding of the law to know better than the lawyers you have consulted.

Government immunity is a very complicated issue, and quite controversial now. But...
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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Is a subpoena valid if it was served after the date I was requested to appear?

I was mailed a subpoena duces tecum, requesting documents and a testimonial relating to an investigation into my former doctor. Not only do I have no such documents, but the subpoena was mailed 4 months after the date that the investigator wanted to see me. I just want to know if I need to worry... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 18, 2020

A valid subpoena should be served on you personally (literally put in your hands) sufficiently in advance of the time within which you are to respond so as to make your response possible. Since you stated the subpoena duces tecum was mailed to you four months after the date you were supposed to... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Workers' Compensation for California on
Q: Is my employer retaliating and/or discriminating against me?

March ‘18 my manager sexually harassed me. I didn’t report it until August ‘19 due to fear of retaliation and because I’m male and felt no one would listen. I reported it after speaking to a therapist about it. My employer investigated but closed the case without any findings and left it as... Read more »

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Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 14, 2020

You need the assistance of a couple of good lawyers. First, you need a Worker's Compensation attorney to handle your work related injuries. Secondly, you need an experienced attorney who knows how to handle discrimination and harassment cases. You described a classic harassment case, and you... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Construction Law and Contracts for California on
Q: May I apply a affidavit to filing civil law suit against child dependency, and county counsel representative for cps
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Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 14, 2020

We need a lot more information from you in order to understand what your issue is all about. There is insufficient detail to allow me to give you any kind of advice. Any lawyer will need to know enough detail to understand your situation. A chronological statement of what happened, when, where, how... Read more »

4 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Workers' Compensation and Employment Discrimination for Florida on
Q: Is my employer retaliating against me or doing anything else that is unlawful?

N/A

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Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 14, 2020

Attention: You should not rely on the advice of any lawyer from California to help you with your issues, unless that lawyer is also admitted to practice in Florida. Each state has its own Worker's Compensation laws, which could impact you and/or your claims, if any. Seek the advice of Florida... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Is it true that I can move out at 16 without consent and not get forcefully brought back home ? In California
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Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 12, 2020

Not unless you file a petition to become emancipated. If your parents do not consent to your emancipation after you turn 14, then you must file a petition with the court in the county where you live (in your case that would be Los Angeles County Superior Court). You can learn all about this by... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Is there any attorney that fights against DCFS and has won for civil rights violation.

DCFS violated my families rights we have the proof. DCFS is about to give our children back because they know they removed our children with a fabricated warrant abd lies.

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 11, 2020

Yes, there are attorneys who have brought such actions successfully. One lawyer brought a case on his own behalf, which he won on appeal. He was in San Diego County. Search Google with the search terms DCFS attorney civil rights and you will find the right lawyers for you.

3 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Workers' Compensation and Employment Discrimination for California on
Q: Getting paid less then new hires that I have to train. Is it legal?

I got laid off Dec 2019, got rehired 2 weeks ago, I asked for $14 an hour. My manager said they couldnt pay me that. I had a friend apply and she got hired and will be paid $14 an hour. I will be training her and yet getting paid less then her. Is it okay for employers to do that? I am 45... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 8, 2020

The answer is that it depends. If you feel you are being discriminated against, because of age, sex, nationality, race, or for any number of different reasons, it could be improper. You would have to provide a lot more detail than you have to make any real determination. If you think you might be... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: I have a question in regards 2 discrimination & police misconduct

Large group of state confidential informants. With their bosses. Badge holders..narcotics detectives.

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 6, 2020

So I don't see a question here. Need more details.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: On what terms or civil code can I use to protect my rights NOT to use a face covering in any store or dental office?

I told dental office it went against my religious believes and it also posed a health risk to wear a mask. They allowed me services without wearing one but after I was finished and waiting to pay they asked me to put one on..again I told them I could not..so they told me to find another dentist

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 6, 2020

I agree with Mr. Mandel. We are in a national pandemic. You do not have a personal right to opt out of health directories when all businesses in California have been ordered to require mask usage in order to take advantage of their services while on their premises. In order to enjoy the civil... Read more »

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