California Civil Rights Questions & Answers

Q: The United states supreme court ruled panhandling is covered by the first amendment can i sue if arrested for doing so .

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Apr 17, 2019
Louis George Fazzi's answer
That depends on the facts and circumstances of your case. Since you didn't provide any, it's rather difficult to say.

Q: How can a judge preclude evidence of a police officer that is related to a gang member that was murdered?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Apr 14, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
much more info needed.

it is hard to understand the issues without more info.

chances are the police do not know you are innocent and really believe you are dirty somehow.

i am sure you have a private lawyer or court-appointed lawyer and you should pose this question to them as they have all the info or access to all the info

Q: Why didn't the DA know I wasn't In Prison? And why didn't they help me figure it out? Can they be getting paid for it?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Answered on Apr 14, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
MUCH more info needed.

i would think if you have a PD that your questions should be addressed to him or her as they have ALL the facts

Q: Can I make a claim against the ELA sheriff's department for harassment and civil rights violations?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Answered on Apr 11, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
More info is needed to properly evaluate your case.

with the little i know i feel comfortable in saying you will probably beat the tix or there will be a no filing.

However, it is always a good idea to contact a local attorney that handles these cases in the courthouse to which you are ordered to appear.

In other words, I am in Palm Springs and you don’t want to hire a Palm Springs lawyer for an Orange Co case.

Most criminal and accident lawyers will offer a...

Q: Can Child Protection Services social workers be sued for missuse of power?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Apr 11, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
More info is needed to properly evaluate your case.

However, it is always a good idea to contact a local attorney that handles these cases in the courthouse to which you are ordered to appear.

In other words, I am in Palm Springs and you don’t want to hire a Palm Springs lawyer for an Orange Co case.

Most criminal and accident lawyers will offer a free consultation to review the facts.

The case will depend on how the evidence was obtained and the details...

Q: My lawyer just quit on my case asking to dismiss without my consent

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Apr 11, 2019
Thomas A. Grossman's answer
Your lawyer can ask the court to allow him to withdraw from the case. Usually, there must be grounds for that request. However, most attorneys simply state in their request to be relieved from the case that there are unresolvable differences between you and your lawyer. I suggest you find another lawyer.

Q: Fiancé did time for a case 10 plus years ago, got arrested for a different type of crime did 7 years for. After 2weeks

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Apr 11, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
MUCH More info is needed to properly evaluate your case.

However, it is always a good idea to contact a local attorney that handles these cases in the courthouse to which you are ordered to appear or in which you appeared.

In other words, I am in Palm Springs and you don’t want to hire a Palm Springs lawyer for an Orange Co case.

Most criminal and accident lawyers will offer a free consultation to review the facts.

Call a local attorney to discuss this...

Q: Can an exempt human subject withdraw or refuse to participate?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Apr 10, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
Much more info needed.

I assume there was a contract that was signed and possibly compensation to the subject.

a well-drafted contract would take into account what happens if the subject drops out?

there may be financial consequences from this.

but they can't force you to do something

Q: I've had a RV repair mechanic fixing my RV for appox 16 months.I paid in advance for Services $2700 .

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Apr 9, 2019
William John Light's answer
File a complaint with the Bureau of Automotive Repair.

bar.ca.gov/Consumer/Complaint_Process_and_Form/index.html

Q: the pound took my cats and won't give them back

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Animal / Dog Law and Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Apr 8, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.

did you turn them into the pound or they forcefully took them from you?

what do they say is the reason?

Q: I need to make a third party claim to money that sheriff Dept levied upon. Due to parent name on my HS acct.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Apr 6, 2019
Louis George Fazzi's answer
Insufficient details are given to allow me to provide any meaningful advice. I need a detailed account of what transpired from beginning to end. You can find my questionnaire at http://www.louisgfazzi.com/forms/

Cut and paste the link into your browser, then Select the General form, fill it out and supplement that with all your documentary evidence if you would like an opinion whether I could help you. I do my best to analyze materials submitted so I can give you the best advice I can.

Q: Do I have a viable claim against the theater or MPAA for negligence not accommodating a class protected by ADA et al?

3 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Consumer Law, Personal Injury and Entertainment / Sports for California on
Answered on Apr 4, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
much more info needed.

I have never heard of a condition like yours and suspect it is incumbent on YOU to check on films you go to see to be sure there are no scenes that could hurt you.

anyone can sue at any time for anything but I certainly would not accept the case on a contingency...and I don't think you want to pay a lawyer on an hourly.

Q: Civil Appeal pending. 4/2 served Notice to Vacate. Given 5 days. Unable to meet that deadline. OPTIONS???

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Answered on Apr 3, 2019
Louis George Fazzi's answer
I have so many questions that need answering before I could even attempt giving an opinion. Does the civil appeal have anything to do with being served a 5 day Notice to Vacate (or Quit)? What is the basis of the Notice to Vacate? Unpaid rent? Something else? Options available depend on all the circumstances. Without knowing all the circumstances, any opinion would be quite limited.

Q: Work for LA Co Dept of Public Works. What kind of an attorney do I need for hostile work environment & FMLA.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Apr 2, 2019
Neil Pedersen's answer
An employment law attorney familiar with the Fair Employment and Housing act, FMLA and litigating against public entities. Most experienced employment law attorneys will likely have competencies in those areas, but be sure to ask for that specifically. I would suggest you look either on this site or go to www.cela.org, the home page for the California Employment Lawyers Association, an organization whose members are dedicated to the representation of employees against their employers....

Q: I considered this text from a friend. (Anthony said he is going to F#ck you up next time he sees you!). a threat?

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Answered on Mar 27, 2019
William John Light's answer
It's up to the police to decide whether to pursue investigation and criminal charges. We don't know their thought processes.

Q: Is my text warning me of someone’s threat to injure me badly good evidence? Threat was carried out

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Mar 26, 2019
William John Light's answer
No, it's not good evidence. First, it's at least double hearsay. It's hearsay of the person who texted you, and also hearsay of the threat that s/he was repeating. Also, it's not relevant to your vandalism of a stolen car. Having a threat against you is not legal justification for damaging somebody else's car, especially when that car doesn't even belong to the person who threatened you.

If you want to pursue criminal charges against the person who injured you, go to the police and...

Q: what type of lawyer takes civil lawsuits to sue an attorney for misrepresentation and much more...

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Answered on Mar 23, 2019
Louis George Fazzi's answer
You must be thinking of a legal malpractice attorney. Just do a Google search and you will be able to select from a wide variety of different firms and attorneys who can help you. Most offer free consultations.

Q: what type of lawyer do I get to handle a pc 4900 to pc 4904 to overturn my conviction that I have already done.

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Mar 23, 2019
William John Light's answer
A criminal defense attorney or personal injury attorney should be able to help you.

Q: Hi, Article 1 of the California Constitution says: Californians have "inalienable rights". Who protects these rights?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Consumer Law and Civil Litigation for California on
Answered on Mar 22, 2019
Louis George Fazzi's answer
It is up to each citizen to protect his/her own rights. In order to do that, we all need to know what our rights are.

Rather than relying on "some attorney" out of context with your thinking or beliefs, read the California Constitution itself. It is freely available in any library or in the comfort of your own home if you have a computer and can access the internet. You can cut and paste this link in your browser: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/const-toc.html

Click on the link and it...

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