If you believe you are a victim of a crime or harassment related to Executive Order 13818 or any other situation, it's important to immediately contact local law enforcement to report your concerns. Additionally, you may wish to consult with an attorney experienced in the relevant area of law...View More
To assess whether you have a viable case against the Burbank Police Department, I would need specific details about the events or actions that led to potential harm or violation of your rights. Once provided with this information, I can provide a preliminary evaluation based on California law.
In California, as well as in the wider United States, depriving an individual of the opportunity for parole without any type of hearing for an extended period like 30 years could potentially raise serious constitutional concerns under the due process clause of the 14th Amendment. Generally...View More
Im 18, the county is fresno county, the antique firearm was a cap and ball revolver and loaded, and i have a history of being comitted to mental institutions more than once a year for mental illness as a minor,
I concealed carried it for self defense because i cannot legally own a modern... View More
In California, carrying a concealed loaded firearm without a permit is generally illegal, even if the firearm is antique. Your age and history of mental illness could further complicate the situation and make it more likely that you'll face criminal charges. Depending on the specific...View More
They kicked the door in while she was in the shower and I was at work. They said I was on Probation and that gave them cause. I was the only 1 on the hotel checking and am not on Probation. Since she has plead guilty and sentenced to 2years.
If the police erroneously believed you were on probation and used that as the basis to enter your hotel room without a warrant, this could potentially be a violation of your Fourth Amendment rights under the U.S. Constitution, as well as analogous protections under California law. Depending on the...View More
The Constitution is seen as both the "highest law of the land" as well as a contract between the federal government, and the people through the ratifying states. I feel that the fact that the Constitution and its amendment are/were not valid until state ratification supports the view that... View More
The Constitution is generally not interpreted as a contract under contract law; instead, it's viewed as a foundational legal document that establishes the framework of government. The principle of judicial review, established in Marbury vs. Madison, arises from the Court's interpretation...View More
and how do they benefit/ disadvantage the individual people whom accept such classifications? How does one go about changing the classification one has; by using alternative language/words when filling out certain forms? What commercial/private legalities does each classification hold?
In U.S. law, a "citizen" is someone who has full legal rights and obligations under the Constitution, including the right to vote and work. A "non-citizen national" usually refers to someone born in an American territory like American Samoa, who has fewer constitutional...View More
My son is currently in our county jail. He has a long history of mental illness. Which is in his paper work, the courts and the deputies are very filmier with. Instead of the facility treating him properly as an inmate with mentally illness, he’s being treated like a hostile inmate. Some things... View More
Yes, you can potentially file a civil lawsuit against law enforcement if your mentally ill loved one is being abused while incarcerated. Cases involving excessive force and mistreatment of inmates with mental illnesses may give rise to claims for violations of constitutional rights. It's...View More
Based on the information provided, if you believe you have been a victim of biased prosecution and a violation of your civil rights in connection with your criminal case and First Amendment rights, it may be possible to pursue legal action. Consult with an attorney experienced in civil rights and...View More
I published a book on a story sharing website that focuses on the long term effects of sexual abuse. The main character is a 16 year old girl and her abuser is much older. There are some graphic sexual scenes, but they’re to paint just how horrible her situation is. I understand it’s a... View More
While fictional works often receive protection under the First Amendment, certain subjects, particularly those involving explicit sexual content or minors, can raise legal concerns. If your story contains explicit content involving a minor, it could potentially be subject to laws addressing child...View More
A state supreme court judge in Utah recently questioned the validity of the state constitution's language on abortion, given that it was drafted when women--those most directly affected by pregnancy and abortion--did not have the right to vote. What is the validity of this type of law? In... View More
Laws that specifically target disenfranchised groups when passed may be subject to legal challenges on various grounds, including equal protection and fundamental rights. The impact of enfranchisement on the validity of such laws can depend on the specifics of each case and the legal arguments...View More
I have been being called "white girl" and "Karen" by an African American staff, and was told I cannot fil a discriminations claim because I am the majority. I am being targeted for my race and UCSF said I have no stance due to my race.
The Fontana Office and Rancho Office for due process violations, privacy violations, HIPPAA violation, Wrongful Removal, Undue Influence and Coercion. Documentation to support my case include Riverside Kaiser Medical Report 350 pages, Fontana Kaiser Medical Report 655 pages, texts messages and... View More
It seems like you have a complex situation involving potential civil rights violations, privacy breaches, and medical malpractice. It's advisable to consult with a California attorney who specializes in these areas to thoroughly review your documentation and determine the viability of a civil...View More
In California, I recommend contacting the local police department to obtain accurate information about the status of your stolen vehicle case and any investigation updates. It's important to work with law enforcement to address the situation and provide any necessary information to help...View More
Dad kicked me out, and is stealing my financial aid ($13k+); and refuses to give me my legal documentation (passport, social security, birth certificate ect). I’m pretty much homeless because of his actions.
I am sorry to hear about your situation. Financial and emotional abuse can have serious legal implications. Under California law, financial abuse and withholding essential documents are unlawful actions. You may have grounds to seek legal remedies and assistance, such as obtaining a restraining...View More
b) The United States Department of State had advised against travel to Lebanon in 1984 due to security concerns, including crime, terrorism, armed conflict, civil unrest, kidnapping, and limited support from the U.S. Embassy.
c) I did not know anyone in Lebanon and had no means to support... View More
1) Can a person be deported to a country that is in the midst of a civil war?
In extreme cases, deportation to a country in the midst of civil war can occur. However, U.S. immigration law does provide certain protections, such as Temporary Protected Status or asylum, for individuals who may...View More
I was kidnapped in another country, the kidnappers have my phone with all my information, my family's information, and they made threats that they would harm me in the USA if I filed a report. I have thousands of dollars taken from my accounts, and now I am facing possible future harm to me... View More
Based on the facts provided, you potentially have a claim against LAPD and the City of Los Angeles for their failure to carry out their duty, however the specifics of your situation and how it was handled are critical. Success of a lawsuit would hinge on proving police negligence or misconduct,...View More
Under California law, police officers are generally required to provide the vehicle owner with a written notice or receipt when impounding their car after a traffic stop. The receipt should include information about the reason for the impound, the location of the impound lot, and the procedures for...View More
It's only been one day, and they are refusing to give me back my 4 month old kittens. I was arrested and police told me I can just go pick them up . But they are trying to charge alit of money said if I can't pay it in full they will adopt them out
Under California law, if the police advised that the animal shelter would hold your kittens temporarily until your release, the shelter should return the kittens to you once you are released. The shelter cannot charge excessive fees or put undue financial burdens on you to reclaim your pets. If...View More
Cuz somebody had some checks and they went to go cash them and then got in trouble and said that they got them for me so I they came and arrested me for it because of hearsay and the person who had to try to cash them didn't get no trouble and now I'm dealing with court for this and I... View More
To be convicted of possession of stolen property, the prosecution must prove that you had actual possession or control over the stolen property. Mere hearsay or someone else's statement alone is generally not enough to convict you. It is crucial to consult with an attorney to defend your case...View More
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.