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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: What do I do if I never was paid from a lawsuit?

I went to a settlement conference and was supposed to be paid 1300 dollars from the state of California but I never received anything?

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jan 25, 2022

Insufficient details to be able to answer your question.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Can somebody please hold me my civil rights violated I was wrong for incarcerated

The arresting officer know not the bench Warrents that she was arrested for we’re not mine the fill any charged but she added afterwards was bogus she’s done this before to a different person that I know as a result I lost my kids my financials are gone All of this brought me into depression... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jan 21, 2022

You need a private attorney to help you. You can find a good civil rights lawyer in Los Angeles County by doing a simple Google search. You can also go to the Los Angeles County Bar Association's website (lacba.org) and use their lawyer referral service for help finding a good civil rights lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Securities Law for California on
Q: In California, Are police officers allowed to tamper with or vandalize security cameras on private/residential property?

Police officers came to the home of my mother-in-law because her son was in violation of his probation. They [Police officers] entered our home and noticed our security camera and immediately disconnected it. When I asked why he did that, he said, "because we're supposed to. It's... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jan 16, 2022

You don't mention whether the police were given permission to enter the premises under the circumstances you described. Causing property damage during such a call at private property is not proper or legal, in my opinion. Disabling the recording system is one thing, but damaging the system by... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: My son civil matter. I signed the contingency Fee agreement For my son. over 18 do not have power attorney

forced into a settlement. doesn’t want to settle. attorney says he’s going to file a lien He is claiming he never signed the fee agreement.

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jan 12, 2022

There's not enough information to give you a good answer. Give complete facts, start from the beginning and give us at least enough information so an answer can be given which offers you some good advice.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Real Estate Law, Business Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Hi, I am being harassed every single day, by a neighbor. The management is not doing anything. What should I do?

Hi, I am being harassed every single day, multiple times a day by a neighbor. She keeps calling and using security as a way to harass me and bully me every single day. (Anytime she hears me on the phone or when she hears something). She just won’t leave me alone. The management knows. I have... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 27, 2021

You can file your own harassment claim against this neighbor. all the necessary forms are available on the Court’s website (https://www.courts.ca.gov/forms.htm?query=civil%20harassment). See form CH-100-Info on the instructions whether or not you have an appropriate case for civil harassment... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Got Class A 1st time dui because interlock device can’t renew my class A unless downgrade to class C … Is dmv right ?

DMV claim I can’t renew class A license for another 6 months due to interlock device they gave me 2 options #1 pay cdl renew fees get a car on you name sr22 instal interlock device and dont drive vehicle for six months option # 2 if you want to drive now give up class A and downgrade to class C... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 23, 2021

You will need to speak with a lawyer who regularly handles DUI cases and has a lot of experience with them. You will also need to provide a lot more information along with all the documentation you received regarding the citation you received. It is difficult to give good advice in this forum due... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Copyright, Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for California on
Q: Iam a licensed cosmetologist. Is it illegal to advertise pictures of hair I have previously done at another shop?

Only way to know it was at that shop is the paint color in the background. I work somewhere else now and the owner to the previous shop threatened me saying she's going to sue me because the pictures belong to her since it was at her shop. However the clients have followed me to the new shop... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 21, 2021

Q. "Is it illegal to advertise pictures of hair I have previously done at another shop?"

The answer is that depends on several factors which you did not mention. Where and how do you plan to advertise the pictures?

Did the owner of your former salon employ you, i.e., were...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: I was maliciously prosecuted by the catholic church twice. They lost twice.

Los Angeles City attorney prosecuted me with no evidence or witnesses. They lied. A jury found me not guilty. please help me sue. It was cruel what I went through. They violated my first amendment right to stand on a corner and protest their noisy amplified sound system. Yes. Prosecuted... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 20, 2021

Look for a lawyer who handles civil rights cases. Remember that you only have six months within which to file a claim against the City of Los Angeles, from the date of your acquittal, under state law. Under Federal law, you have two years within which to file a federal lawsuit against the City for... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: The police helped someone steal my car

My car was impounded for not being registered. I had a moving permit when I was pulled over but he still impounded my car. I bought the car from a guy who had never registered the car in his name. He had just bought the car from a lien sale a few days before I bought it from him. He gave me all the... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 15, 2021

Get yourself a good lawyer, someone who knows civil rights cases. There are many such good lawyers in your area.

3 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination for California on
Q: The wrong separation date my employer had on my denial of benefits can that help me in my appeal. Should I bring that up

I was wrongfully fired after 5 yrs there. Never received any warning for attendance for guidelines in employee handbook. I had to call in the second week after returning from a 34Day quarantine Indiana H.D. Put me on cuz mom got COVID and taking chemo. I used protocol for call in. No warnings ever... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 15, 2021

I disagree with some of Mr. Pedersen's analysis.

If you were fired because you followed Covid protocols, your firing should be against public policy and therefore would, in my opinion, give rise to a wrongful termination claim.

Not only should you bring this up in your claim...
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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for California on
Q: How do i get EDD IN CALIFORNIA to give me my unemployed benefits from a year ago

I was granted in Aug of 2020 374.00 a week.i had to do a 5 week penalty and pay 600.00 in fines. I completed the 5 weeks and paid the fine. I receive a notice that they switched my award over to the pandemic assistance and changed my award to 167.00 a week i asked a person whyv they did that she... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 13, 2021

Get an employment law attorney to assist you with this. There are some good employee lawyers in your area, just do a Google search for unemployment lawyers in Fresno County and you will find some good ones. You can also go to the Fresno County Bar Association's website and use their lawyer... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Can I void a settlement agreement if have mental disability distress release all claims discrimination school?

School discriminated against individual sign settlement agreement with mental disability person avoid discrimination lawsuit can it be void no court order settlement agreement.

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 8, 2021

Much more information is needed. As it is, I can't understand the nature of your question. You should talk to a lawyer who has experience with disability discrimination claims. Make sure you take all your papers and records with you so the lawyer can get a clear understanding of your claims.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Foreclosure, Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: covid: I pro per-no friend come with but plaintiff+lawyer allowed @hearing: now 2 declarations to my 1= viol of rights?

In a UD action, at a hearing of which I appeared in pro per, my friend came with me, for support, and for me to have a witness, but was denied access by the Bailiff, denying me the chance to verify claims now before the court. b4 entering ct. rm counsel put me in a moral quagmire, weighing my... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 2, 2021

You need to discuss all these issues with a lawyer. This question and answer format does not give us the opportunity to review all your evidence, or lack thereof, and then give you clear advice on what you might do.

Furthermore, there is insufficient information about what the result of the...
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3 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination for California on
Q: Do I have a pregnancy discrimination case?

Do I have a case of pregnancy discrimination?

I was supposed to get bonus on December, I left the office on July due to pregnancy related issues. i was in pregnancy disability and paid family leave. I ask for my bonus but my employer said since he only have 3 employees, he does not need me... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 2, 2021

There is a lot more information I would need to be able to give you solid advice.

Based on what you have said, however, I can't see a pregnancy discrimination claim here.

A bonus is not regular salary in the ordinary case, unless there is a bonus structure and you have met all...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: "proof of Vax or talk to manager re.medical reasons why you refused. Either way still refused service to me.I'm disabled

I was recently in Palm Springs for a week , and my boyfriend and I went to a restaurant next to the hotel. This restaurant had a sign on the door saying proof of vaccination unless you talk to a manager.. well no we're not vaxed. I suffer from ptsd and sever depression and under Dr care and... Read more »

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Louis George Fazzi answered on Nov 16, 2021

No you don't have a case. This is a health issue, and restaurants can refuse to expose their employees to people who refuse to be vaccinated.

Remember when we were kids? We had to get vaccinated to attend school. It's no different now.

Coronavirus is still killing...
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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for California on
Q: What actions do we as tenants take if landlord/management hasn’t handled rodent infestation for over a month and a half?
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Nov 16, 2021

You can contact the Los Angeles County Health Department and report the infestation. They will most likely come out and do an investigation or evaluation and take remedial steps to stop the infestation, because it is a health issue. Then you can inform the landlord of what she should have done.... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: My 16 year old sons phone was taken by the police without a warrant or permission from myself is that legal ?

They claim it’s evidence but they are not charging him with any crime nor do they have his name on any paperwork

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Nov 15, 2021

Without more information, it would be difficult to answer your question. What were the circumstances when the phone was taken? Did he witness something? Take photos or video of an event or situation? There are myriad situations which could arise where his phone might justifiably be taken from him,... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Family Law for California on
Q: Can my employer deny my domestic partner healthcare coverage? We live in California; fam. code section 297 suggests no.

Employer (FedEx), who provides fully paid coverage is saying they aren’t covering domestic partners at the start of the nee year. All California bills/acts I’m reading suggest that is not something they can do. HR has been twisting themselves into pretzels to try to make a case that they are... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Nov 15, 2021

California Insurance code section 381.5 provides as follows:

"(a) Every policy issued, amended, delivered, or renewed in this state shall provide coverage for the registered domestic partner of an insured or policyholder that is equal to, and subject to the same terms and conditions...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Construction Law, Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Can I file a law suit for discrimination, harassment and mental anguish against my home association board members!

The president and other board members of my home association conjured to propose penalties against me. They are prejudicially and selectively isolating and discriminating against me based on my race, creed, and national origin. They conspired to create and to apply fictitious rules and false... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Oct 28, 2021

Sounds like you need a good lawyer.

Start by looking for good civil rights attorneys; there are many good ones between Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Do a Google search and then start calling and talking to as many as you can until you find someone who indicates s/he can...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Traffic Tickets, Civil Rights and Collections for California on
Q: If a car trailer is towed for not having proper plates showing and is transporting a car can they charge for the car

The car is mine and was not on California roads, the trailer is what was on the road, can they charge me for getting my car back.

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Oct 25, 2021

Your question is not clear and concise, and fails to include sufficient detail so that it can be answered.

Prepare a chronological history of what happened, when, where and how, and name all witnesses (good and bad), then compile all your documents which help tell the story.

Then,...
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