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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Small Claims and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Need an attorney against pastor of organization that discriminates and put our lives in danger.

Me and my daughter went to a religious women home to split rent and be part of organization.

We discussed rent amount moved in

Shortly realizing his tenants Below did not appreciate him moving me and my daughter in the home and started harassing us started coming to the home late... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 21, 2020

MORE INFO NEEDED.

IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN INJURED THE POLICE WILL SAY IT IS CIVIL.

IT IS NOT MY AREA OF LAW AS YOU ARE INQUIRING ON A PI FORUM.

YOU WOULD PROBABLY HAVE TO GO TO LEGAL AID OR FIND A PRO BONO LAWYER.

HOWEVER, WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO STAY THERE?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for California on
Q: ·pc4502 "Prisoner Poss. Weapon" (Dagger) Can officers charge 1 if 2 housed in cell?

Days b4 "John's" controlling charge was dismissed due 2 PD violating his 4th Amendment Right "Illegal Search & Seizure"... C.O.'s searched ONLY ONE cell occupied by 2 inmates "John & Doe", But Only "John" was charged (pc4502)... Report says weapon referred 2 as a "Dagger" (but really a County... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 18, 2020

MORE INFO NEEDED.............THE ANSWER WILL BE FACT DEPENDANT...A LAWYER WOULD HAVE TO REVIEW THE REPORT.

THEY USUALLY CHARGE WITH POSSESSION NOT OWNERSHIP.

WERE BOTH INMATES IN THE CELL CHARGED?

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Civil Rights, Environmental and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: Is a landlord required to find and pay for housing if mold needs to be abated?

I live in an apartment in Anaheim California. The lease is weekly and required to pay by week and it up to a month in advance. I have been stalked and harassed and now the entire ceiling in my closest is saturated with water and brown mold in ceiling. The carpet is wet and my belongings on on the... Read more »

Manuel Alzamora Juarez
Manuel Alzamora Juarez answered on Jan 15, 2020

Go to the doctor and get treated. Most insurance company have exclusions for mold. You have to use negligence theories. Be careful how to file your pleading. Best of luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: Hi there, I’m the victim .. this is civil harassment case ..

Hi there, I’m the victim. I got temporary restraining orders against someone. And court hearing is this month .. I don’t want pursue .I want to dismiss or drop the case.. what happens if I don’t show up in the court..I just have one question, the judge wouldn’t take any actions against me... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jan 14, 2020

It is your case to pursue or not. It is totally up to you. The judge is not likely to take any action against you if you decide to drop the case. Unless you are being intimidated by someone into dropping the case, or are being pressured by someone to withdraw your case, that may be a different... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: I'm at ccb court house in los angeles.

I'm located in downtown los angeles CCB court house.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 10, 2020

if this is the appellate question, i don't have info on LA appellate attorneys.

though i practiced there 25 years ago, i don't have any up to date info.

i suggest you either ask your lawyer or check via the internet if my sources can not direct you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Appeal ab109 discharge probation. Vandalism I just wrote on a wall with a marker los angeles. It's a misdemeanor/ticket

Lead me to legal aid ability to assist me with this appeal case.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 10, 2020

Appellate attorneys are a lot harder to find for pro bono legal work.

since I don't know what court you are in, I have given you info for our local courts in the greater Palm Springs Area.

maybe calling them will lead to an appellate attorney.

Desert Legal Services...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Civil Rights and Legal Malpractice for California on
Q: I was injecting crystal meth not sober with all accident attorneys.

So incompetent not sober I read the law book caljic3.31.5 illegal. I got evidence proof not sober criminal history. They were all seeking advantage of me white collar crime. Ability to suspend their bar licences at the state bar of ca?

William John Light
William John Light answered on Jan 9, 2020

Maybe, if you have some evidence. Testimony, alone, from a meth user probably won't be very persuasive.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: Unable to receive help from my county I have a restring order and was to get a civil stand by did not get one was taken

To another co and left there I was then told to return to county I left for safety I have flat out been denined any help my order was filed with co clerk . And I was told it was active I have a five year order 2018 to 2023

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jan 6, 2020

I would love to help you but you didn't provide enough information to help me assess your situation. Please provide more details if you want help. I need a complete chronology of events, from the beginning up to today. Who did what to whom, when, and where did it happen. Name all the witnesses and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for California on
Q: Ciliv right was taken out of my town for safety then left in another town with no shelter and homeleds
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 6, 2020

more info needed.

i didn't understand the question

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Animal / Dog Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: If I am arrested for something while in the company of my service dog, can the police separate us? I'm legally disabled
David Stephen Kestenbaum
David Stephen Kestenbaum answered on Dec 30, 2019

Interesting question that requires more information. What were you arrested for? Where were you arrested (home, in a car, at another location) and what is your disability?

If you are interested in filing a lawsuit you need a lawyer specializing in ADA/Civil rights. If you want to see how...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: Could I call the police to assist me with getting my daughter back from her fathers mother, whom i have an active

protective order against,I agreed for her father to care for her while i obtained an apartment, he agreed and later got his parental rights relinquished. how can i get an copy of the active order to get my child.? And I just discovered his rights were taken due to sexual abuse 2 different times in... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 27, 2019

You need a real good family law lawyer to help with this. Look for such a lawyer who is a certified specialist in family law. A simple Google search should reveal plenty to begin with. Alternatively, you can go to your local county's bar association website and look for their lawyer's referral... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights, Collections and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: what form is appropriate for use in a child support case to express the undisclosed conflict of interest

my children's mother has a new child with the relative of a judge believed to be in the family law division.

Mike Darlington
Mike Darlington answered on Dec 25, 2019

Sounds rather nebulous at this point. If the Judge is only believed to be in the family law division; I do not see where that would cause a conflict.

If the case ends up being assigned to the Judge in question and you raise the issue with the court it would seems that the judge might...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: I need help finding answers to my son's death because the police won't give me a report and he has 3 death certificates

I was never contacted and they cremated him already but case was still open and the person that signed the first death certificate doesn't exist at least i can't find them.

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 20, 2019

You should contact a lawyer capable of handling civil rights cases. I know there are some good lawyers in Stockton. You can start by going to the Stockton County Bar Association's website and researching their lawyer referral service. I'm sure you will find some very capable lawyers.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Landlord - Tenant and Probate for California on
Q: I called the police the first night that they came and the police told them that they had to give me a 30 day notice but

the police told them that they could stay here in the trailer with me and I don't think that that is right when they were here or they were up all night long and they're giggling and talking as loud as they could going through everything in his room they tore it up I guess they found what they... Read more »

Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst answered on Dec 16, 2019

You should repost your question and explain who “they” are without naming names. As it is, it sounds like “they” are the police.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: What kind of lawyer do i need for police brutality? Can i use a lawyer from a different county?

My husband was beat almost to death by 3 off duty cops and threatened with his life and our families. We fear for our lives in pursuing this matter but feel like we have to because my husband is not the first person this has happened too. It is not in California City, CA but we're to afraid to... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 9, 2019

Look for a civil rights attorney in Los Angeles County. Go to the Los Angeles County Bar Association's website and use their Lawyer Referral Service. There are some outstanding civil rights lawyers there. One in particular you might contact is Dale Galipo. He has had some great successes in police... Read more »

Q: Does what the attorney general said recently count as a general threat to public safety and if so can anything be done?

Bar said something along the lines of that people who don’t “support and respect” the cops “might find themselves without the police protection they need.” This was all framed in a context of political decent.

For our attorney general to say that feels like a threat especially... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 6, 2019

What the Attorney General said was both inappropriate and highly improper, in my opinion. What you can do is make your voice heard in the ballot box next November at the next presidential election by choosing a candidate who will not keep this particular attorney general in his position. The only... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, Civil Rights and Education Law for California on
Q: Can an employer hire you as a 1:1 instructional aide and assign you to do the work of a behavioral aide?

The pay is the same and both are classified positions in public schools. However, the job descriptions have a bit of overlap but are mostly different and the behavioral aide role requires specific training, skills, and direct communication with behavioral specialists among others. Is it legal to... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 6, 2019

I suggest that you talk to a manager in your Human Resources (HD) department and explain your situation. Since you are working for a public entity (although you have not indicated whether you are in permanent status yet), you should be able to consult with HR about your specific position and its... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: The frisk and search was simply because the driver was a parolee, I however have no record. As well as handcuffed.

Was later sent a letter stating a change of date of which this incident occurred. Never was I told why I was being cuffed or detained. They didn't find anything to have a reason to frisk me. All they said was ,"we're doing a standard parole search". Does this violate my 4th amendment? Only after... Read more »

David Stephen Kestenbaum
David Stephen Kestenbaum answered on Dec 6, 2019

This is a fact driven issue as to whether they had the right to pat and frisk you for "officer safety" or some other reason such as furtive movements. You should make an appointment with an experienced criminal defense attorney to go over the facts in detail; most of us offer free initial... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: i want to vacate my void judgement my indictment violated federal law.I was prosecuted multiple times for the same act

how do i handle this

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 4, 2019

The first thing you should do is contact a civil rights lawyer who also handles criminal matters. You can go to your criminal defense lawyer for a referral, or you can check the website for the Sacramento County Bar Association's lawyer referral service (LRS). Any good civil rights lawyer should... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Hi, I was recently involved in a civil trust litigation case. My oppositions attorney worked for the judge sitting the

The opposition's attorney previously was employed by the judge sitting the case law firm. The judge owns and worked at his firm before he became a judge. Is this a conflict of interest??

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Dec 3, 2019

You may want to request the judge recuse himself from hearing the case, due to the appearance of a conflict of interest. You should discuss this with your own attorney, who must decide within 15 days of notice of the assignment of the case to that judge whether to strike the judge pursuant to Code... Read more »

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