I need to file 2 motions at the same time. The first one is to ask the court to correct a typographical error in the case filing and the second is a motion to advance a hearing date. Can the 2 motions be combined into the 1 memorandum; 1 declaration; 1 notice of motion; etc?
Under California law, while it's generally preferable to file separate motions for clarity and to ensure each motion gets its due consideration, it's not explicitly prohibited to combine multiple requests into one motion. However, doing so may complicate the process and could potentially...View More
I gave my personal info to someone for a business transaction, but he used it to obtain an apartment, with me as a guarantor. He created a fake email and phone number and impersonated me to lease the apartment. I was never contacted by management at any time previous to the signing of the lease and... View More
Under California law, impersonating someone to fraudulently obtain an apartment lease can fall under identity theft (Penal Code Section 530.5) and may also be considered forgery (Penal Code Section 470) if he signed any documents using your name. Additionally, this activity may give rise to civil...View More
In California, showing up in court and pretending to be a party to the case when one is not could be considered fraud or contempt of court. Misrepresenting oneself in legal proceedings is a serious offense and could result in criminal charges, civil penalties, or other legal consequences. If...View More
To file a general denial in federal court in Los Angeles, you'll need to draft a document denying all allegations in the complaint. The document must include the case caption and number. After creating this document, file it with the court within 21 days of receiving the summons, unless...View More
I've already drafted and will file my petition for a writ of mandate (California). After i file the writ and serve the other side, I must file a motion for issuance of writ that includes a memorandum that identifies the central legal issue. How should the content of the memorandum be... View More
The memorandum for a motion of issuance in a writ of mandate should typically focus on the key legal arguments and authorities that support your request for the writ, while the original petition provides a more comprehensive overview of the case and facts. The memorandum should succinctly present...View More
Someone is using pictures from my Instagram page on a hookup app for gay sexual encounters. They've created a fake profile using my photos and first name. They are sending nude photos as well, but those photos don't belong to me. I tried messaging them and all they seem to be doing is... View More
Permit/inspection by City of West Sacramento had a few non compliant items the contractor has failed to correct. In addition, they failed to complete form correctly to obtain Permission to Operate with PG&E utility company. To date the panels have been sitting on my roof not generating any... View More
I'm sorry to hear about your troubling situation. In California, consumers in your position have several avenues for recourse including continuing to pursue the complaints filed with the State Contractors License Board and the Better Business Bureau. Moreover, considering reaching out to the...View More
My bf signed a contract to sale his home time went by and agent never called him back and finally when my bf spoke to the agent my bf said he was tired of chasing them around and agent got so mad and threaten my bf he will get sued and he has to get out in less than 30 days . My bf never got no... View More
I'm sorry to hear about your boyfriend's difficult situation. In California, once a contract is signed, both parties are generally bound by its terms; your boyfriend should carefully review the terms of the contract to understand his obligations and any potential breach. Given the serious...View More
I have a Civil Restraining Order that protects me from continued harassment by neighbor. He has since installed additional cameras that record my swimming pool, back patio, and inside of my bedroom window.
The terms of the restraining order will typically dictate the limitations on what the person restrained can and can't do. If it specifically states that invasions of privacy are prohibited, then you can ask the court to enforce the order and issue sanctions or hold the person restrained in...View More
The claim could be brought under the California state law prohibiting the unauthorized use of another's name, voice, signature, photograph or likeness on products or merchandise or for the purposes of advertising or promotion. The copyright claim does require registration prior to suing for...View More
I'm sorry to hear about your friend's experiences. Under California law, prisoners have the right to be free from cruel and unusual punishment, as well as the right to receive medical care. It may be possible to seek justice through filing a complaint with the prison, pursuing a civil...View More
In California, when a case is dismissed without prejudice, it essentially means you have the opportunity to refile the case. Generally, when you refile, you would initiate a new case which would entail receiving a new case number; you wouldn't use the same case number as the dismissed case....View More
I'm very sorry to hear that you're experiencing this. In California, you potentially have the right to sue your HOA and neighbors if you believe you are being harassed; this could be on grounds such as nuisance, intentional infliction of emotional distress, or even assault and battery...View More
Both grandpa & I raised our grandson from birth. Unstable drug addicted mother violently ripped him away last June. Court Joined me. Grandpa suddenly passed due to the stress. One hour after he was found the other party was in his phone & submitted my private privileged text with an... View More
I'm really sorry to hear that you're experiencing this. In California, it is essential to approach this kind of situation with a strong legal strategy which may include gathering all necessary evidence to demonstrate your close relationship with your grandson and your positive influence...View More
I am the owner of a LLC and I signed an agreement with someone and in the contract there is no mention of the business LLC name, it only has my personal name. I want to take someone to court for breach of written and verbal contract. I personally have no assets or money outside of the LLC, so if... View More
If the contract has nothing to do with the business, the business shouldn't be liable. It seems you are expecting a cross-complaint. If the contract was entered into for the benefit of the business, expect the other party to go after you and the LLC. Without knowing more, it's impossible...View More
Under California law, if your landlord accepted rent payments from you after the alleged lease violation occurred, this could potentially be seen as a waiver of their right to proceed with an unlawful detainer action based on that specific violation. However, acceptance of rent doesn't...View More
also theft of investment accounts and safety deposit boxes jewelry and altered documents my girlfriend can provide all the proof needed to show that my sister is stealing from the estate and going against her judicial duties as the executor of my mothers estate please if you can help assist us in... View More
In California, if you suspect that a will is fraudulent or that an executor is not fulfilling their fiduciary duties, you have the right to contest the will or request the removal of the executor through probate court. Gather all evidence of fraudulent activity and theft, including any proof...View More
i have proof from 1987 me wearing the ring its a clear picture. she has it and once stated she compare the picture and now she wont communicate with me. i need to send a demand letter and if no response then make a police report and take it further.
Sometimes including a well-drafted petition prepared by an experienced and competent lawyer with a demand letter elicits a better response. It sends a message that you are prepared to follow through with a lawsuit if your demand is ignored and that you are willing to “put your money where your...View More
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