California Agricultural Law Questions & Answers

Q: Is the city responsible for property damage caused by limbs falling from the city trees? After a limb falling on my car.

1 Answer | Asked in Agricultural Law, Civil Litigation, Environmental and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Answered on Jan 14, 2019
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
The property owner (be that the city or a private owner) may be liable if the limbs fell due to improper maintenance. You can report this to your car or home insurance for them to pursue against the owner of the property. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law...

Q: How do we look up the code section we got a ticket for? The code on the ticket is CO-B31-3A-I (infraction) stray sheep

3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Agricultural Law and Animal / Dog Law for California on
Answered on Jan 9, 2018
William John Light's answer
https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displaySection.xhtml?lawCode=FAC§ionNum=16902.

https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displayText.xhtml?lawCode=FAC&division=9.&title=&part=1.&chapter=2.&article=3.

https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displayText.xhtml?lawCode=FAC&division=9.&title=&part=1.&chapter=2.&article=4.

Q: If your work Comp attorney wants to terminate your relationship what do I file to release him from collecting leins

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Sexual Harassment, Workers' Compensation and Agricultural Law for California on
Answered on Dec 27, 2017
Nancy J. Wallace's answer
You may (1) Sign a Notice of Dismissal of Attorney, then (2) speak with or write to the defense attorney freely. You can request an 'accounting' but there is nothing in the Labor Code requiring the defense attorney provide you with anything. YOU ARE entitled to an attorney who can explain how she/he arrived at the sum proposed for a settlement, what would happen if you rejected the settlement and obtained a rateable medical-legal from the Primary Treating PHysician, what would likely occur...

Q: Does law enforcement have legal right to force you to abandon your pets in case of emergency? During rescue?

1 Answer | Asked in Agricultural Law, Animal / Dog Law and Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Sep 6, 2017
Louis George Fazzi's answer
Depending on the circumstances, police authorities can compel you to leave your property promptly, even if it causes you to abandon your pet(s). It all depends on the nature of the emergency.

Q: Can our neighbor be "forced" to maintain their berry bushes, so that they don't grow over the fence into our yard?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Agricultural Law for California on
Answered on Jun 27, 2017
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
You can claim trespass if their bushes are over the property line. If they don't respond to written requests from an attorney, litigation may be required. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the...

Q: Can I get a license to grow and harvest marijuana on my farm in Nebraska?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Agricultural Law, Environmental and Land Use & Zoning for California on
Answered on Jun 1, 2017
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
Contact a Nebraska lawyer. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.

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