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Q: I was arrested May 6, 2017 in California for D.U.I. it is now almost December and my case has not gone to the court.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

You can always contact the county district attorney’s office to determine what happened to the charges. If there has been a decision not to prosecute, they will inform you of that. It is probably safer to go online to the court’s website and check the status of the citation in that way.
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Q: Does a bank's duty of "ordinary care" to checking account customers include ANY duty to monitor customer's account

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for California on
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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Q: Is it legal for teachers to talk about death row and to curse in front of students all the time?

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law for California on
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

You should discuss these issues with your school counselor. Be guided by what advice you get.
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Q: I live with the landlord in her house and one other female tenant. A 100 dollar bill was taken from my room. Now what?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

You can call your local police department and report the theft. Let them do the investigation. But learn from the situation. Always keep your cash on your person.
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Q: If a judge combined a civil case with a small claims case how would that work with the lawyer thing

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

The smalls claims case will probably no longer be a small claims case. You need to read the language of the court order very carefully to determine whether or not the small claims case stays in small claims or is actually combined with the civil case. In that event, then attorneys can be involved on both sides.
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Q: What steps can i take to sue someone for harassment and slander?

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for California on
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

You can file civil harassment charges against this person on your own without the need of a lawyer. Go to your local county courthouse to the clerks office and ask the clerk to be furnished civil harassment forms that you can fill out and file. They will include instructions on how to fill out the forms and what to do. Just follow the instructions.
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Q: 17yr old girl who is pregnant by 19yr old boy. She is in fostercare in Ca. Can boy get into trouble for this?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

Sex with a minor under the age of 18 years old is statutory rape. A minor cannot consent to having sex. The pregnancy is evidence of the rape. The young man responsible can be arrested and prosecuted for statutory rape.
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Q: I got laid off 5 weeks before my scheduled c section. I am healthy and able to work an wasn't planning to stop working.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for California on
Answered on Nov 11, 2017

You can file for unemployment benefits. You should also contact the Department of fair employment and housing and file a discrimination claim that you were fired because you are pregnant. You should also contact an employment law attorney or law firm for help pursuing your discrimination claim.
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Q: Can I dump Ex's belongings without getting in trouble?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Small Claims for California on
Answered on Nov 11, 2017

Call the police and report the theft.
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Q: My 15yr old sister dates a 28 yr old man with her concent. Can we encarcelate him?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Juvenile Law and Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Nov 11, 2017

The minor is too young to consent. The parent can get restraining orders against a man, and if there is suspicion that sexual activity is taking place, then a report can be made and the minor can be taken to a medical facility for a medical exam to determine if there, in fact, has been sexual activity. In that case, the local police should be called and that man can be charged with statutory rape.
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Q: Defendant in CA Civ Court was removed as defendant w/out plaintiff notification or input. How can plaintiff respond pls?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for California on
Answered on Nov 11, 2017

Consult with a local attorney.
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Q: Where do I find loan documents where I am using my business's lease to a store as collateral?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Business Law for California on
Answered on Nov 11, 2017

Since you are a start up company, you should probably start by doing things right: consult with a business attorney to determine how best to solve your problem.
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Q: Decision

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for California on
Answered on Nov 11, 2017

Once a judge takes a matter under submission, she has a maximum of 90 days to make a ruling or risk not getting paid her salary.
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Q: Could your employer ask for compensation after you return to work from being on Workers' Compensation?

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for California on
Answered on Nov 11, 2017

It is neither fair nor legal. Your husband should report this to his Worker’s Compensation attorney. And refuse to pay the charge.
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Q: Can I sue a clinic for allowing their staff to take controlled substance which was used to poison me?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Answered on Nov 11, 2017

I don’t know about suing the clinic, but you can certainly sue your roommate for assault and battery. You may also want to get civil harassment prevention orders entered against her.
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Q: Landlord won’t let me out of lease for medical reasons

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Landlord - Tenant and Real Estate Law for California on
Answered on Nov 11, 2017

Read the terms of your lease carefully. It probably provides for termination of the lease by either party. I am sure you can also cancel that lease due to economic hardship. Simply give the landlord 30 days notice so that she can find other tenants. But before you act, consult with a landlord-tenant attorney to make sure you are on sound legal grounds.
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Q: Can I use a copyright statement of other book and change only the information about the writer and the book?

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright for California on
Answered on Nov 11, 2017

You have not provided sufficient information which would permit an intelligent response.
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Q: Can boarder patrol phone search affect people found in the cellphone? And can your visiting permit be taken?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Answered on Nov 11, 2017

You need to consult with an immigration attorney.
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Q: So I just got married on October 28 and my photographer cancelled on me last minute

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Small Claims for California on
Answered on Nov 11, 2017

Insufficient information. Did the photographer show up at the wedding? If not, what other arrangements did you make? What damages have you suffered?
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Q: I want to file a securities class action lawsuit. Is the company in which I own stock required to give me the names of

1 Answer | Asked in Securities Law for California on
Answered on Nov 11, 2017

You need to consult with a law firm which handles class actions.
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