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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: I was arrested on 9/17/21 487(A) pc what can I do about the police tearing up my house and not finding anything!

My neighbor knocked on my door 9/16/21 in the morning and mentioned something had been stolen and asked if I had herd anything or saw anything. I said I hadn’t but if I did I would let her know. The police told me they received a call the morning of 9/17/21. I explained that the only reason I... Read more »

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Louis George Fazzi answered on Sep 30, 2021

If you can afford a lawyer, get one right away. S/he can tell you your rights and what you can do to both protect yourself and plan for any future civil rights action in the event you beat the charges. If you cannot afford a lawyer, one will be appointed for you at your arraignment. Then you can... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Can my wife take my kids with false accusations

My wife and mother in law have made false accusations of being unsafe with me and of me “shaking” my babies. I’ve been cleared because it never happed. And now is trying to get restraining order so they can take my twin babies to Washington DC. They’ve contacted help on their end so I’m... Read more »

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Louis George Fazzi answered on Sep 15, 2021

The answer will depend on where your wife and children are located, because that is where you will have to take your stand. I am not a family law lawyer, and am only licensed to practice in California.

You can start by asking for help from the JAG Office at your marine base. You might ask...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: Can police officers arrest me on suspision
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Sep 7, 2021

Insufficient information provided. It is hard to answer general questions such as yours without any facts being provided.

Usually, for the police to arrest you, they need probable cause to believe that you have committed a crime. Mere suspicion, without more, is usually insufficient for an arrest.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Does the California Supreme Court hear all cases ? How to appeal to them?

If I lost in appellette Supreme Court how do I appeal to the CA Supreme Court? Is there any help if I have no money for an attorney ?

It involves the catholic church and my first amendment right. I was prosecuted by the City Attorney and catholic church. A jury found me not guilty. But... Read more »

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Louis George Fazzi answered on Sep 7, 2021

The California Supreme Court does not hear all cases which are brought to it. The Court decides which cases it will hear, usually based on some criteria which involves state wide policy on issues of compelling importance. Consequently, the odds the state supreme court will accept your case are... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: I WAS DISCRIMINATED BY A GUARD FROM ALLIED SECURITY AND HOME DEPOT MANAGER AND LOSS PREVENTION.

I WANT TO SUE THE COMPANIES AND THEM. WHAT KIND OF LAWYER DO I NEED?

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 30, 2021

You need a lawyer who is knowledgeable on discrimination in employment cases. You can find them by going to the website for the California Employment Lawyer's Association (CELA), or to even the Los Angeles Bar Association's website (LACBA) and looking for their Lawyer's Referral... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Consumer Law for California on
Q: In California, For Civil debt over 25k unlimited, do Courts allow installment payment plan

I was wondering if the Courts allow Installment agreement for cases above the 25k limit, I saw they do offer for below 25k but I could not find any info about above 25k installment agreement on the Court website.

And Should I hire a lawyer to file the Motion and serve the other side. So... Read more »

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

1. A civil debt is between you and the creditor. The court does not get involved with how the parties settle their matter. Most creditors will accept installment payments as a form of settlement.

2. I have no idea what motion you are contemplating. It is always a good idea to get the legal...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Can they charge you on a charge they never arraigned you in on
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 23, 2021

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Can A temporary Guardian of my child Up and move out of the county in CA without telling me ?

This guardianship is completely unjust, it has been done behind my back when i asked my sister for help she agreed no court involvement, signed the notarized document in a green ink. She involved the courts without informing me nor having me served, she hasnt let me see my kids in a year and hasnt... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 17, 2021

You need a family law lawyer right away to help you enforce your parental rights. Search for a female attorney with expertise in family law, guardianships and conservatorships. You can go to your local county bar association and ask for their lawyer referral service to help you find the right... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Does being in a county jail, fighting a criminal charge, over ride being a civil commitment and stop annual evaluations?

A civil commitment requires mandated annual reports to be done by the DMH, does being in a county facility while fighting seperate criminal charges negate/postpone or stop these procedures?

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 17, 2021

I doubt seriously that being incarcerated relieves you of your other obligations to continue to report on your civil commitment. It obviously makes it more difficult to do the reporting from county jail, but no doubt you will have to report your current situation on your annual report.

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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination for California on
Q: Medical freedom is a right! Mandated covid injections & testing should not be required by employers. NOchoice NOvoice!

Who can I talk to about obtaining legal counsel to defend my medical freedom against my employer?

Do I have a case???

What type of attorney do I need ?

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 12, 2021

You do have a choice, and that is not to work for that employer. Employers have the right to determine the safety rules to assure the ongoing safety of all employees. Employers can require that all employees be vaccinated against Covid19, just the same as when we were all vaccinated as children... Read more »

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4 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination for California on
Q: I believe I have a discrimination case against my prior employer of 11 years. In the time I worked for them I was

continually praised for my work by all of the personal. Last Aug I was laid of due to Covid-19. I wasnt called back when things opened up, and I have learned that a man had been hired to do my job and has been doing it since I was laid off. Do I have a case?

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 11, 2021

I agree with Maya but offer a suggestion or two.

You can go to the website for the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH.org) and learn how to file a claim of discrimination based on your sex, female (if my presumption, along with Maya's, is correct). You can...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for California on
Q: I live in Los Angeles. Can I get a lawyer who does Pro Bono in criminal Law? I was falsely arrested for selling drugs
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 9, 2021

All you have to do is ask the court to appoint a lawyer for you. If you can't afford a lawyer, you are entitled to a public defender. You should have been told that at the time you were arrested. Most public defenders are dedicated and hard working and usually provide solid legal advice. When... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Consumer Law for California on
Q: Can you be arrested in airport for transport of marijuana without the police showing you any evidence of marijuana?

Police arrested me and stated that they got marijuana out of my checked back in Sacramento. I never gave a statement. They never show me they had marijuana from my bag. They didn't show me anything.

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

This is the legal forum for California residents. You need to post your question for lawyers in your state, or in the state where the events took place.

Q: I was fired on my birthday, during my third week of employment. Possible hostile work environment. Where do I start?

I was referred to as "Lawrence Olivier" by my boss. He was famous for blackface.

I am black.

Other jokes about green cards were made...I applied for a job as assistant manager. They made me a receptionist instead, saying if I proved myself I could become an assistant.... Read more »

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

I suggest you go to the website for the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing and file a charge of discrimination. You can cut and paste this link: https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Once you get on the main page, click the Complaints link at the top of the page and you will find...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: What is the statute of limitations on Civil Harassment? I am dismissing my case w/out prejudice. How long can I refile?
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jul 23, 2021

The statute of limitations is ordinarily 2 years from the date the harassment ended (if it was ongoing), or 2 years from the date it occurred.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: Do you work with non employment issues?? My 18 yr daughter with disabilities was discriminated against at Otapharma.

They turned her away because she didn't have her social security and address memorized and claimed it was fda policy. We looked in to it before I allowed her to do it. She wanted to do it with her brother. But I knew they were looking for a reason when they pulled me to the back and asked me... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jul 19, 2021

Insufficient information provided. What is Otapharma? I've never heard of it and my Google search turned up all kinds of stuff, but nothing that gave me a clue as to what kind of place you are talking about. I saw something referencing an Indian company having to do with making plasma.... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Can a homicide detective at the prosecutor's table use different color pens to signal a testifying witness during trial?

This witness was also routinely taken to RJD to visit her husband. After each visit the detectives interviewed her and she had fresh first hand information. In fact, the DA was allowing her husband to testify through his wife. They knew where the information originated, but allowed her to testify... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jul 16, 2021

Why don't you just share that with the criminal defense lawyer?

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination for California on
Q: I am being layoff after 15 year of service at no fault my own. What can I legally collect?

1) I received a raise this year and double bonus last year , should my employer pay my prorated bonus this year

2) A similar job is being recruit online , but HR never offered us, is this legal?

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jul 7, 2021

You should contact a lawyer who is experienced in employment law. You can find good attorneys who can help you at the California Employment Lawyer's Association (CELA) https://cela.org/

There are lots of good lawyers who practice employment law in Los Angeles County. You can find them...
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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for California on
Q: being framed for violating protected act(CA) against a female employee

HR pulled me on a casual conversation bw co-worker and me that occurred 10 weeks back. during it she mentioned she stays with her parents in a latino family, I shared that I lived in a latino neighborhood and people were very nice and made / shared food with us, and cali has good latino pop, all... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jul 5, 2021

You don't have to do anything to prove your innocence. I don't see anything you did that was inappropriate.

Stand up for your rights in front of HR. It looks like you were mentoring a newer employee. If you believe you are being unfairly targeted, you have the right to file a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Education Law for California on
Q: Can a school district in California require students with disabilities to wear a face mask to attend school?

Can a school district require students with disabilities to wear a face mask to attend school? Even with a doctors note stating they can not wear a mask due to their health/disability? What about for bus transportation? Can the school tell the student they can not ride the school bus if they... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jun 29, 2021

This is a complex issue. There are a number of variables which haven't been addressed, such as the age of the student; whether the student can be or has been vaccinated against Covid19; and what exactly is the nature of the student's disability. Without knowing what these variables are,... Read more »

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