California Questions & Answers

Q: bought memory foam matress. got super sick. it has fiber glass cover. company admittes it in an email. ruined everything

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for California on
Answered on May 27, 2018
William John Light's answer
You have a possible claim for personal injury, along with your sons. Although, there is no reason that fiberglass would make anyone vomit, except maybe excessive coughing. It isn't helpful that you have thrown away the contents of your living room, as testing those items would establish the presence of fiberglass, but that is no longer possible.

Make a list of all of your economic damages, by item, and contact some PI attorneys. I am not certain on whether your damages are...
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Q: If i go on the run on probation, is it possible to outrun my probation?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on May 27, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
NO

if you do not finish your entire sentence a bench warrant will be issued which will remain on your record and you will always be looking over your shoulder
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Q: What can I do if I have proof via official court transcript that a property management company committed perjury to win?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on May 26, 2018
Salim U. Shaikh's answer
You may prefer to pursue appeal against the decision on the pleas of perjury (to be proved with solid and convincing evidence); breach (legitimate or illegitimate) of contract that, too, to be proved by the contestant.
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Q: I'm suing my neighbors for ownership of dogs I have already microchipped and have vet/groomer records for.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for California on
Answered on May 26, 2018
William John Light's answer
File a police report for burglary/theft. Sue in Small Claims court

Sue your neighbors for the dogs' fair market value, or their return. Bring all evidence that the dog is yours, along with some kind of proof of value (receipts, offers for sale of similar dogs, etc.).

Plaintiff's Claim and ORDER to Go to Small Claims Court; Form SC-100 (Lawsuit for monetary damages)

Request for Court Order and Answer; Form SC-105 (Request for Return of Property, filed with SC-100)...
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Q: If a pregnant woman was in a wreck an was rushed to hospital an the doc never came to see her then see gets distcharged

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Answered on May 26, 2018
William John Light's answer
If she wasn't injured by the discharge, then there is no claim against the ER or the doctor. If she later gets medical attention for the car accident, she may have a claim against the other driver.
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Q: My father passed 2yrs ago and Im his only child...only heir.He has stock holdings less than $50K. Do I need probate?

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for California on
Answered on May 25, 2018
John B. Palley's answer
In California the small estate affidavit procedure works for up to $150k of personal property. So if he lived in Cali the small estate affidavit should work. Other states have different levels for small estate procedures. It depends where your dad was a resident at death. If you are his next of kin this should work. Good luck. -John
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Q: I got a speeding ticket today will that affect me renewing my daca I have my biometrics next week??

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Answered on May 25, 2018
Carl Shusterman's answer
No, this will not affect your ability to renew your DACA status.
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Q: What are the remedies for someone injured in a government research study ?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for California on
Answered on May 25, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
need more info

if you were working for them you would have a federal tort claim otherwise it might be straight negligence or maybe product liability
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Q: Iam dogsitting while owner is out country, spca wants to fine me even though the dog is licensed in another city

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for California on
Answered on May 25, 2018
William John Light's answer
Then contest it. Ask for a hearing date and prove your case.
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Q: My husband whom I’m separated from lost our house due to selling drugs

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for California on
Answered on May 25, 2018
Tobie Brina Waxman's answer
What's your question?
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Q: How can I get my house back from law enforcement when my husband whom I’m separated from was selling drugs

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on May 25, 2018
Wais Azami's answer
This is not really a criminal law question. Please post this on family law section.
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Q: My wife passed away earlier this year. She had no joint accounts with me, her husband. She also left no will. Under the

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Estate Planning and Probate for California on
Answered on May 25, 2018
John B. Palley's answer
Please understand I am giving general information here and you should consult with an attorney for specifics. I would say it depends on if the accounts were "community property" or "separate property." CP is generally monies earned by either of you, during marriage, from your work, assuming no pre or post nuptial agreement is in place. If CP I would say you are entitled to 100%. SP would be other money. If one kid it's 50% to kid and 50% to you. If more than one kid it's 1/3 to you and 2/3...
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Q: With regards to a filling out an apt. Lease agreement, and checking yes to being convicted of a felony and misdemeanor.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on May 25, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
MORE INFO NEEDED

MY UNDERSTANDING IS THAT THEY CAN ASK IF CONVICTED OF A FELONY NOT A MISDEMEANOR.

YOU WILL NEED TO EXPLAIN AS BEST YOU CAN
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Q: Had court order to pick up my belonging and sheriff said they would not honor it. I have been trying to retrieve

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for California on
Answered on May 25, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
IF YOU HAD A LAWYER HAVE HIM/HER GO BACK TO COURT TO ADVICE JUDGE THE COPS ARE IN VIOLATION OF COURT ORDER OR WRITE TO POLICE ADVISING THEM YOU ARE RETURNING TO COURT AND WOULD RATHER DO THIS IN A NICE WAY AND NOT MAKE THEM LOOK BAD
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Q: How far back does an apartment rental management company go when doing a Criminal background check?

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on May 25, 2018
William John Light's answer
It will get every conviction in your background that is in the database that is searched, regardless of how far back the conviction was (except juvenile convictions would not appear). It is possible that the landlord searches for CA, while the conviction might be in another state and the conviction would not show up.
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Q: Is there any criminal lawyers who are willing to work off a payment plan?

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on May 25, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
MORE INFO NEEDED

OUR FIRM DOES NOT BUT IF HE CAN NOT AFFORD A LAWYER HE CAN ASK THE COURT FOR A PUBLIC DEFENDER WHICH WOULD PROBABLY BE BETTER THAN FINDING THE CHEAPEST LAWYER
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Q: How to report Bigamy to the County Superior Court?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on May 25, 2018
Wais Azami's answer
This site is for private attorneys, not prosecutors. Prosecutors are the ones with whom you'd want to speak. We would be the ones defending the people accused of a crime, especially those accused by others who have no concrete evidence.
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Q: If I win a judgement and they appeal the case can I be compensated any more

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on May 24, 2018
Salim U. Shaikh's answer
Please share complete information w/r to nature of suit. Judgments are subject to Appeal where only factual or procedural error if made by the lower court could be rectified, reverted or decision upheld. You must contest appeal through your Attorney.
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Q: What happens if a Conservatee dies before the conservatorship case is finalized?

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for California on
Answered on May 24, 2018
Richard Samuel Price's answer
If you have not been issued letters of conservatorship by the court, then you are not the conservator and the conservatorship proceeding can be dismissed.

You would need a probate proceeding to obtain the assets of the deceased.
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Q: Collections agency claiming that I owed from a surgery, we paid the full medical bill at the time. What do I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Collections and Consumer Law for California on
Answered on May 24, 2018
William John Light's answer
Tell them you dispute the debt and provide them with proof of payment. Tell them if they contact you again, you will seek all available remedies under both the State and Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Acts.
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