First of all, provide sufficient details to permit a reasoned analysis of your situation. Conclusory statements are unhelpful. Facts and details are most important, but nothing is more important than a chronological statement of who did what, to whom, when, where and how.
The court has no obligation to protect clients from lawyers who get in trouble with the State Bar. The California State Bar is charged with the responsibility to protect the public from attorneys who get in trouble for various reasons. If your attorney has been suspended by the State Bar, it is on...Read more »
I paid May’s storage a few weeks late. Was charged $25 late fee. When I paid May, I also paid June. But since I still had that u paid $25 late fee, they charged me another $25 since I didn’t pay the $25. It’s a late fee for an unpaid late fee. Is that legal?
Without seeing the storage contract, and the history of your payments, it is impossible to determine whether you are being charged incorrectly or not. Find a local legal aid clinic and go there and ask one of their attorneys your questions. Make sure you take your storage contract so the exact...Read more »
The case took place in 2003 . I was on Live Links a chat line and Aol Love chat where I fell into the hands of a man who kidnapped me and forced me to prostitute myself until the FBI rescued me. The case is called The United States VS Theodore Love Jr. I was the 13 yr old minor that is spoke of in... Read more »
I believe the right to manufacture and/or sell such items is strictly prohibited by state law in California. You will need to contact counsel in San Diego County to fully research the legality of the manufacturing or sale of such products before you undertake such an enterprise. Any law firm which...Read more »
I was assaulted by the guards producing bodily injuries. And because I blow the whistle there was abuse of my due process and there was a malicious prosecution under color of law and on 5-9-19 my case was dismissed. Can I sue the County
You can sue the guards for assault and battery if the charges against you were dismissed. The time within which to do so is short, so you should contact a lawyer with experience in civil rights cases to guide you through the process. You could also sue the county which employed the deputies. A good...Read more »
I believe the age at which you can legally buy marijuana and its related products is still 21 years old in California. I believe it is the same whether you want to get alcohol or marijuana. I'm unsure if the same rules apply to medical marijuana, however. One way to find out is to go into a medical...Read more »
I responded and told HUD that I had a phone interview with DFEH April 16th, 2019. I filed the same complaint with DFEH November 05th 2018. DFEH closed my case because DFEH stated they lack jurisdiction to proceed forward on my complaint because the last date of harm is out of statute at which DFEH... Read more »
In California you have one year from the date of the last act of discrimination to file your complaint with the DFEH. By your own admission, that complaint was filed November 5, 2018, which is it within The one-year timeframe for filing your complaint of discrimination. But you need to look at...Read more »
Insipidus . I’m wheelchair bound I use an electric wheelchair to get around. In 1985 my mom passed away from cervical cancer at the age of 29. In 1996 my dad passed away from a brain aneurysm. At the of 45.I live on my own in Salinas California since May 2009. I have San Andreas Regional... Read more »
I am paid per patient depending on the patient insurance coverage. I do not work for a temp agency but my employer places their employees in health centers that pay my employer and then employees get paid. I was told the health center is changing how they bill insurance which is causing the... Read more »
You need to contact an attorney who handles employment matters asap. Look for (i.e. Google) lawyers who handle sex discrimination cases. There are numerous good firms in the Los Angeles area which handle such matters. Look for the most experienced in handling equal pay matters. Barbara Hadsell of...Read more »
Jury service is the one thing citizens get to participate in which sets the foundation for acceptable behavior in your community. As a citizen, we are called upon from time to time to do our civic duty to our community. You should be asking yourself how can I be of service to your community, rather...Read more »
We Are both girls. She falsely accused me of sexual harassment at work. I was cleared from HR. She has now taken me to court for harassment and a want for a restriction order. I haven’t spoken to her since our last convo on March through text. I asked her a question and told her “Sorry my PTSD... Read more »
All my co workers got together at a party and created racist memes about me and sent these through a mass group text to almost all the other employees in the district. This is a party that predominately had supervisors and a district manager attending. Nothing was done to stop messages being sent... Read more »
I agree with most of what Mr. Pedersen has stated. However, in addition to what he has advised, I suggest you log on to the website of the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) [https://www.eeoc.gov/] and browse the remedies offered to workers in your situation. For example, you...Read more »
I recently had a meeting with the principal and superintendent of my sons school regarding targeted, segregated, bullied, harassed, stalked, discriminated against and illegally searches my son has received several times by a female staff member. I brought a witness to this meeting who wanted to... Read more »
You should immediately see a lawyer competent to handle school district and issues like yours, and place the recordings (or copies thereof) into the hands of the attorney for safekeeping until she can determine what to do with them. But do not relinquish control over the originals in your...Read more »
I was wrongfully accused of stealing. Denied information on who was in charge of the store and how to get a hold of them. The Sheriffs were called and they proceeded to temporarily detain me. Take the change from my pocket and throw it on the ground. Tell me that if I wanted my change to pick it... Read more »
Start by retaining the services of a good civil rights lawyer. The first thing s/he will ask you is, what are your out of pocket damages as the result of the conduct of the people you want to sue. That is the measuring stick by which most good lawyers determine which cases to take. Your attorney...Read more »
You must comply with the court order. You can afford the services of a local attorney to advise you more appropriately on the details of the matter, but as a practical matter, if the person whose wages are to be garnished is not an employee, then you should not have any wages to garnish. Best...Read more »
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