Canyon Country, CA asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for California

Q: What kind of attorney do i need? If a well known Hotel throw all of my belongings including my sons ashes in the trash.

There policy is hold guest belongings for 90 days they did not wait 1 day. I need an Attorney i dont want this hotel getting away with this im devastated all I care about is my babys ashes someone needs to pay how can you put a price on ashes.

2 Lawyer Answers

Steven McNicholl

Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • SAN BERNARDINO, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: It will depend on the amount of damages you wish to claim. In California, if you claim damages of less than $10,000 you will likely be in small claims court. There are attorney's that help with small claims court cases. If you claim an amount greater than that you would need a civil attorney to assist you.

Dale S. Gribow

Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: more info needed.

if you hire a private lawyer it will cost you on an hourly.......but you can file in small claims for up to $10k

was your baby deceased before you got there? why were you absent for a day? did you notify them? were you supposed to pay daily?

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