Questions Answered by Manuel Alzamora Juarez

Q: I was hit by a drunk driver but I did not have insurance, do I have any rights to sue the guy that hit me?

6 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Personal Injury for California on
Answered on Apr 7, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
Yes, you can sue him but if he and you did not have insurance then you will just be wasting your time. There will not be any recovery. You should talk to the D.A., maybe he can get him off the road. Just as an afterthought, were you living with a relative or by yourself? Best of luck.

Q: Tenant's family had an accident in the rental property. How can Landlord compensate without admitting Landlord's fault?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Real Estate Law for California on
Answered on Apr 2, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
Is not about fault. The case is about negligence. If you got hurt. You should call a lawyer and he will determine if you have a case relating to the property. Best of luck.

Q: I considered this text from a friend. (Anthony said he is going to F#ck you up next time he sees you!). a threat?

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Answered on Mar 27, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
But was it him? Did you recognize him? Did you recognize his voice? The DA has an uphill battle and without a corroborating witness , you do not have a case.

Q: Can I sue my landlord for breach of contract emotion distress among other things as well. My landlord will not honor

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Land Use & Zoning, Landlord - Tenant and Real Estate Law for California on
Answered on Mar 27, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
Your landlord is a jerk and may be acting illegally. You have a right to have visitors in your apartment. If you rent a room in his house, that may be different. If he interferes with your BF visiting you, notify him that he is not staying overnight. See what he says about that, If he says he cannot come even for a visit, then he may be in violation of your Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment and you could sue him. Best of luck.

Q: I have a slumlord March 5th apt complex of 12 units was told by city of Sanger ca to evacuate due to electrical boxes in

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Mar 27, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
The building owner is definitely in violation of the warranty of habitability and the tenants are entitled to damages. The facts are somewhat unclear but the City inspectors should be called to make a written report and the landlord should be put in notice to arrange for temporary lodging for the displaced families. Best of luck.

Q: uc davis had an internal investagation over my stay (68days_), then when results came they refused to give copies to me

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Elder Law, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for California on
Answered on Mar 26, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
You are entitled to your medical file Maybe you should ask your personal physician to request it or hire a lawyer to help you. best of luck!!!

Q: i was served an unlawful detainer,i filed an answer and i received a form stating:

1 Answer | Asked in Foreclosure and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Mar 26, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
No. That means that your hearing will happen on 4/4/2019. be ready to argue your case on that day. Do not be late. Best of luck.

Q: Before I moved out of my previous home I asked the landlord to do a move out inspection she declined . What can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Mar 25, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
Send her a certified letter that she needs to refund your deposit with interest in full. Tell her that what she is dingbis a violation of the law. Give her a day like 6 days from receipt of your certified letter to refund your monies owed. If she dies not comply with the law, sue her innsmall claims court. Best of luck.

Q: Can my landlord enter my apartment without prior notice?

2 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Mar 25, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
No. Look at your lease. It should contain a paregraph regarding inspection. You need 24 hour notice!!! Write him a note stating that he stop or next time you will sue him

Q: My landlord took late fees and turned them into unpaid monthly rent even though I paid those months, is this legal?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Mar 21, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
I am always amazed at the ingenuity of Landlord lawyers to come up with new tactics to get tenants evicted. This new scheme does not smell right to me. I will research this tactic more carefully thus afternoon, but my initial reaction is that it may not stand a court challenge. Best of luck.

Q: If my ex left her dog with me over a year ago and has only seen her twice since does she still have rights over her

2 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for California on
Answered on Mar 18, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
It depends if the dog ownership was included on the Marital Settlement Agreement!!!

Q: disabled person who hired a paralegal who wasn't really a paralegal come to find out, she lied to me

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Rights, Landlord - Tenant and Native American Law for California on
Answered on Mar 15, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
It is always a good idea to get references when hiring a paralegal. I believe you need to hire an attorney. A Paralegal is not allowed to practice law. Sorry you were taken. You have not stated what type of case it is , so no one can answer this or give you advice. Best of luck.

Q: My son was involved in an accident two weeks ago He was not at fault agreed by both parties insurance here's the problem

4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for California on
Answered on Mar 15, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
You need to turn this case to your son's insurance company. Best of luck!!!

Q: Can a store manager be personally sued do to a slip and fall accident in the store he manages?

5 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Answered on Mar 11, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
Normally, you do not get to sue the store manager personally. You sue the LLC, the Corporation or the entity. However, if the manager in some way caused the harm and got himself personally involved in causing the injury, then you may consider filing a lawsuit for assault, battery and or negligence against the manager and also the legal entity. Best of luck.

Q: landlord wants me to upgrade his property. Wants me to install a separate gas meter for my rental unit.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Mar 1, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
Any major changes to the structure are the landlord’s responsibility. Your rights and obligations are determined by your lease. If landlord insists on you paying for the upgrade, then request a reduction in rent or have him talk to an attorney to discuss this matter. Best of luck.

Q: arrested for vehicular manslaughter on atv but blood results for alcohol came back normal, what happens next?

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Car Accidents and Wrongful Death for California on
Answered on Feb 28, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
This is a serious matter and I suggest you hire private counsel. Preferably a criminal attorney to advise you. Best of luck.

Q: I have a really bad leak from the ceiling in my bedroom. I notified the manager about this issue over a month ago.

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Feb 25, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
Your best course of action is go to the City inspector and complaint about your living conditions. If you feel feverish or have a lung infection , please go to the doctor and once you have your photos, videos, city inspector report and medical records call your warranty of habitability attorney or a housing problems attorney and ask him to represent you on your case. Do not stop paying rent. Best of luck

Q: We are condo owners in Pinole. The Mgt. Co. wants to enter our newly remodeled unit and tear out dry wall. Our rights?

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Feb 25, 2019
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
Immediately notify your condo management in writing your concerns and alternative report indicating they do not have to mess up your remodel that you spent 15k. Ask them that if they will pay for any damage to the interior of your house. Ask them to guarantee in writing that they will pay for any damage that they cause to your property. Present your report from your contractor with your letter. Best of luck.

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