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Q: After filing writ of mandate with trial court, what do I file to get a court date?

I filed a petition, verification, and memo of points and authorities. They responded and I filed a response as well. How do I get a court date now? The court is telling me I need to file something else but will not tell me what. This is for a writ of mandate challenging a city's actions during... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Sep 28, 2022

Without knowing a lot more information, it would be very difficult for me to answer your question.

My experience is that when the court tells you to file an additional document, they usually tell you exactly what they want. So if you received some kind of notice from the court, I urge you...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Do i still go in for booking from cite and release if theres no case or citation number entered by my court date?

I got a cite and release back in june for petty theft. it is now September and i have a court date a week from now. The box “booking is required” is checked on my citation ticket. Searching on the court website, my citation nor case number have been found. I was told that my county system is... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Sep 13, 2022

You should show up on the date you were given.

When you appear before a judge, you will be given an opportunity to ask for a public defender to be assigned to you. Or, you can retain the services of your own attorney to appear on your behalf. Make sure you take a note pad with you, and be...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: Can I sue my current gym for discrimination?
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Sep 13, 2022

That depends on a host of factors which you've yet to explain.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Hi, I am a homeless street performer in san diego. I am being harrassed by police they have taken everything i own inclu

including my homes(two rvs) and my dog he is in the pound and i cant get hime out i dont have my tools to make money to afford it. Who can help me ive been injusred by them on multiple occasions and they just charged me with resisting arrest for asking why they broke my lock on my rv to come in... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Sep 10, 2022

You need a good civil rights lawyer to help you with this. There are many good civil rights lawyers in San Diego.

You can do a Google search, or you can go to the San Diego County Bar Association's website and look for their Lawyers Referral Service (LRS), then ask for their help in...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Education Law for California on
Q: Need legal advice on disabled child harassed at school by staff and students, as well as staff discrimination

Disabled child was verbally(shouted), physically (minor bruises), emotionally (threatened), psychologically (traumatized/scared), and sexually harassed (forceful inappropriate touch in private area with evil intention to cause harm) by a teacher, and bullied (injured in private area), ridiculed and... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Sep 2, 2022

This is not the place for you to get the help you need.

You need a lawyer who is familiar with the needs of students like your child, and knows how to navigate the educational system with regard to the special needs of children like yours.

There are some very good lawyers in your...
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3 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for California on
Q: I was forced to resign almost 3 years ago from my Department as a Reserve Police Officer. Can I go back to them?

I made the mistake of writing down hours that I never worked and I regret it until this day. I have grown, learned my lesson and just want to have a successful career as a Reserve Police Officer. I was forced to resign but I am wanting to know if I can still ask for a spot at the department back or... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Aug 31, 2022

Make an appointment to see the Chief. When you meet with him/her, lay it all out for him/her and make your case for being considered as a return on a probationary status for six months, and gauge the response you get.

Be prepared to explain what you've done to make amends for your...
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3 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for California on
Q: I was fired for texting my boss asking for her to not yell at her staff. Is this wrongful termination?
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Aug 31, 2022

The answer to your question depends on a lot of information which is not included in your short note.

It depends on many factors, such as how long you worked for this employer, whether there were any policies regarding how long you could be employed, any promises made to you about the job...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Looking for an attorney To consult with for wrongful arrest and malicious prosecution. Can anyone help answer some quest

I was arrested and charged wrongfully and I have been to court and the case has been dismissed because not enough evidence and I have gone to try to get the records for my case and they refused to release my records and on video they have admitted that they won’t release any kind of body cameras... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Aug 31, 2022

You need a criminal defense lawyer who also takes on civil rights cases to advise you.

You might find a lawyer if you look for legal aid in your area. One place you can start looking is the county bar association in your county. They probably have a lawyer referral service and can help you...
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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: Building acquired new management and it’s requesting to remove plants from balcony of our rental apartment. Can they?

A small garden is set up in the balcony, and that balcony has no public access. Just our family.

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Aug 31, 2022

Yes they can.

Given the little information you provided, it might be a safety issue regarding how much weight the balcony can handle. Whatever the reason, the new landlord can impose new rules. But nothing prevents you from asking the landlord to make an exception for your small garden.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Banking for California on
Q: Do I have possesion rights?

Exgirlfriend and I purchased vehicle together. I have possesion and remain with possesion for 2+ years. She refinanced the vehicle and removed me from the title. She is now demanding I return the vehicle to her. She is threatening to call and report it stolen. What rights do I have in length... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Aug 28, 2022

I would really like to see more information regarding your situation. Since you are in possession of the vehicle and have been a lawful owner prior to the time your former girlfriend refinanced the vehicle, it seems to me that you have a continuing right to possess the car. If your former... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Civil Rights for California on
Q: I have a harassment case against my landlords son, with really incribinating evidence on video from the ring surveilence

My landlord has a lawyer trying to get me to sign papers that are making me vacate my home of 12 years. Her son has his own lawyer for the harassment case they are both trying to get me to settle out of court for 5,000 and to take the TRO i have on her son off. I have no where to move. What should... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Aug 27, 2022

What you should do is retain the services of your own lawyer. Since you already have restraining orders against the landlord's son, you should be in a good position to negotiate better terms for yourself. A lawyer would be your best bet for getting the best out of your situation.

You...
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1 Answer | Asked in Education Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: My public taxpayer funded high school in Carlsbad, California has a dress code that might go against the first amendment

My school’s dress code says “Student clothing must NOT portray, promote, advertise, or glamorize… religious belief, gender, gender orientation…”. If I wanted to wear a shirt that says “A woman is a biological adult female” (which I know is controversial) because it is my belief... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Aug 23, 2022

You ask a really good question.

If you are serious about challenging the school's new dress code, I suggest you discuss the idea with your parents first, and see if they will support you. Don't do anything that goes against your parents' principles. It is always a good idea...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: So cops came to raid my house. They disarmed my cameras and took my phone. Then they logged me out of my system

Once they turned off security cameras, they snatched my phone out of my hand and proceeded to log me out of my security system, changed my passwords and tried to log themselves in as a new user. I have the evidence they did this. Is this legal ?

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

You need to contact a criminal defense lawyer right away.

You should have been given a copy of the search warrant used to gain entry to search your premises. Make copies of that, and take a copy to the lawyer(s) you go to see.

You should be able to get one free consultation, which...
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1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Family Law and Probate for California on
Q: I missed the deadline to file an objection to my brother’s petition, what can I do now?

My brother is the Trustee of my Grandparents‘s Trust. I have had been asking him to tell me the deadline and the date of the hearing but I didn’t get the information from him and today he emailed me saying the deadline was yesterday.

Is there a way I can file my objection still?... Read more »

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

You can file your response late, along with your declaration stating that you were not notified of the deadline until after it passed. If you are unsure how to do this, you can look for the legal aid clinic for the bar association located in your county, then go there asap to get the help you need.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Elder Law and Land Use & Zoning for California on
Q: What type of attorney do I need? City code inforce, city appointed reciever took my home kept all equity? What type of l

I'm 68 retired us veteran city took my home using code inforcement. Then court appt reciever

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Aug 19, 2022

You should look for a lawyer with experience handling both elder abuse claims and civil rights cases. You might also contact the local ACLU office and ask for their help.

Do not delay because every moment counts.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: How do i get my truck that tow company says they don’t have anymore, back from tow company after lien sale was denied?

Truck was not required to be registered when it was impounded, per ca veh code

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

You need a lawyer who can handle this for you. There are many great lawyers near you who are well qualified to help you with this case. Most of them will give you a free consultation.

Prepare a chronology of the events, name all witnesses, and copy all of your documents and take them with...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Internet Law and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: Is it illegal to tell someone to ask their doctor if a prescription to end-of-life medication is right for them?

I know it's illegal to tell someone to commit suicide on an online game. However, would recommending that a person contact their physician and see if end-of-life medication is right for them as per the End of Life Option Act in the State of California be legal? (with and without that... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Aug 13, 2022

Not illegal to suggest that someone who is suicidal should seek the help of a physician.

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for California on
Q: Is there a time-frame for the employer to reimburse a terminated employee for approved expenses?

I submitted my expense report one month after being terminated. It's been 6 months and after repeated emails

asking when it will be ready, no one has responded. Options?

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Aug 13, 2022

You can go to the California Labor Commissioner's website and ask for their help. It is their job to make sure employers honor their obligations.

You can fine their website here: https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/

Copy and paste this link in your browser, and then click the link to...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: I was denied services by dhfs for family reunification by a judge In butte county. I am seeking help filing for relief

I need to file a writ for violation of my civil rights to parent my child , to be referred to cps for services ro preserve family reunification and an opportunity to regain custody of my child. I have not been given my right to due process and was not served. The judge also did not charge guarsians... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Aug 8, 2022

You need a good civil rights lawyer to assist you.

Prepare a chronology of the events, list all the witnesses (both good and bad), telling the story of what has happened to you. Gather all the supporting documents you have, make copies of them all, and take all that to the lawyer you find....
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Elder Law, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: I am a 68 year old male who was discharged from the hospital unstable with three sever conditions. What recourse i have?

I went to Northridge Hospital on 6/14. in chronic pain with Essential Thrombocythemia Hemorrhage Severe/ JAK2 mutation and degenerative disc disease. Admitted 6/15, The Doctor discovered it was my back by 6/17. The hospital contacted Woodland skilled nursing rehab facility to transfer me to. A... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Jul 28, 2022

Are you a veteran? If you are, get to the closest VA hospital emergency room. If you are not already enrolled, they will enroll you while you are there.

If you are not a veteran, look for a civil rights lawyer or law firm who handle elder abuse cases, who can help you. Keep all your...
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