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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Employment Discrimination for California on
Q: The City is destroying my business, do I have a case to sue them?

I want to sue the City of Los Angeles for having businesses require people to have the Vaccine. I will not get the vaccine due to religious & ethical beliefs as I am a Vegan. The vaccinated are spreading the virus through carelessness & unhygienic actions & now I am being punished for... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen answered on Aug 12, 2021

I believe it will be impossible for you to find an attorney to work on this case on a contingency fee basis. Not only is the chance of success so low that it would be a terrible business decision to work on the case on a contingency, but there is likely not enough money involved to interest a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for California on
Q: I live in Los Angeles. Can I get a lawyer who does Pro Bono in criminal Law? I was falsely arrested for selling drugs
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 9, 2021

All you have to do is ask the court to appoint a lawyer for you. If you can't afford a lawyer, you are entitled to a public defender. You should have been told that at the time you were arrested. Most public defenders are dedicated and hard working and usually provide solid legal advice. When... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Products Liability, Civil Rights and Small Claims for California on
Q: Can Walmart take your personal belongings that u walked in with and you have proof of purchase bcuz you were trespassing

Do Walmart employees have the right to take/steal your personal belongings that you 100% walked into the store with and that you personally own (and have all of the receipts proving that you have boughten them)...

Just because they said that you were trespassing? 

Just because you... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 4, 2021

File a claim with Walmart and/or the police.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Rights for California on
Q: HOW DO I GET A LAWYER TO HELP WITH MY ISSUE??

Years ago I was injured in the custody of the LA county sheriffs department. The injury left me with a brain and spine injury and diagnosed with an uncontrollable movement disorder. Apparently I had 2 years to file the claim, however I was in the sheriffs custody for 3 years. Can I still file a... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Aug 2, 2021

You need to sit down with an attorney who can analyze your situation. Were you in prison? Did you ever file a Government Tort Claim. These are other questions need to be answered in order for someone to see if you have any options still available.

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Small Claims for California on
Q: What are my recourses when a tow yard totaled my vehicle so it can't be driven and won't let me retrieve my property?

Firstly, the seller had a fictitious 2021 tag on a truck with expired registration-dating back to 2017! The DMV demanded $800 to register the vehicle I purchased about 45 days ago. I got involved in a very very light fender bender coming out of a park in an upscale residential neighborhood. I was... Read more »

Leon Bayer
Leon Bayer answered on Aug 1, 2021

YOUR RECOURSE IS TO SUE THE SELLER FOR FRAUD, AND SUE THE TOW YARD FOR PROPERTY DAMAGE. LOOK INTO DOING THIS IN SMALL CLAIMS COURT. YOU MIGHT ALSO ASK THE DMV TO INVESTIGATE THE PHONY TAGS.

1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Consumer Law for California on
Q: Can you be arrested in airport for transport of marijuana without the police showing you any evidence of marijuana?

Police arrested me and stated that they got marijuana out of my checked back in Sacramento. I never gave a statement. They never show me they had marijuana from my bag. They didn't show me anything.

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jul 28, 2021

This is the legal forum for California residents. You need to post your question for lawyers in your state, or in the state where the events took place.

Q: I was fired on my birthday, during my third week of employment. Possible hostile work environment. Where do I start?

I was referred to as "Lawrence Olivier" by my boss. He was famous for blackface.

I am black.

Other jokes about green cards were made...I applied for a job as assistant manager. They made me a receptionist instead, saying if I proved myself I could become an assistant.... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen answered on Jul 26, 2021

Absent an unlawful motive, it is not unlawful for an employer to act as you have noted. It would only be considered unlawful if you can prove that the motivation for the employer's conduct is race (or national origin if the green card comments were related thereto). Proof will be the issue.... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: Any willing to help post-conviction with CA worst misconduct case? Framed falsified tampered please help? New evidence.

3 falsified reports, tampered evidence, tampered audio, newly discovered evidence. Sheriff was related to decedents mother, that he released evidence to. Newly discovered December 2020, that there was evidence of this on the death investigation report. The defense attorney kept this information... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 26, 2021

more info is needed.

it sounds like you need an appellate attorney in your area.

will your lawyer assist?

you may want in the future to list what court you are dealing with.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: I'm being harassed nmy privacy is invaded by drones, can I sue the drone operators or the department their employed by?

Duration of harassment is almost 1 yr. Drones are tracking my movements inside my home n following me as I drive. I believe it's law enforcement related n I know the location of their llaunch site but they won't allow me to confront them without threatening behavior from personal

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 23, 2021

anyone can sue anyone for anything at any time.

the question is will you win.

i don't handle drone cases............however, if there is a case and you can't find a lawyer, you can always consider small claims court.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: What is the statute of limitations on Civil Harassment? I am dismissing my case w/out prejudice. How long can I refile?
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jul 23, 2021

The statute of limitations is ordinarily 2 years from the date the harassment ended (if it was ongoing), or 2 years from the date it occurred.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Business Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Should I include motion to serve statement of damages in my motion to serve summons and complaint by alternative method

I am a plaintiff in pro per in a civil lawsuit in California and defendants have being evading service of process.

I sued the corporations and its owners individually as I intend to lift the corporate veil to hold them personally liable.

First they dissolved the company in May 2019... Read more »

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Jul 22, 2021

There are many reasons why you would need to serve a Statement of Damages. It's not easy to answer your question in this forum without more information but I suggest that if one is required then you might as well serve it without the complaint.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: Do you work with non employment issues?? My 18 yr daughter with disabilities was discriminated against at Otapharma.

They turned her away because she didn't have her social security and address memorized and claimed it was fda policy. We looked in to it before I allowed her to do it. She wanted to do it with her brother. But I knew they were looking for a reason when they pulled me to the back and asked me... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jul 19, 2021

Insufficient information provided. What is Otapharma? I've never heard of it and my Google search turned up all kinds of stuff, but nothing that gave me a clue as to what kind of place you are talking about. I saw something referencing an Indian company having to do with making plasma.... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Can a homicide detective at the prosecutor's table use different color pens to signal a testifying witness during trial?

This witness was also routinely taken to RJD to visit her husband. After each visit the detectives interviewed her and she had fresh first hand information. In fact, the DA was allowing her husband to testify through his wife. They knew where the information originated, but allowed her to testify... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jul 16, 2021

Why don't you just share that with the criminal defense lawyer?

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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for California on
Q: OC CA disabled looking for an attorney who specializes in Realestate and is willing to work with payments. Please

Was unable to file grant deed, fraud against me by people who should be helping me.

Multiple properties involved. So there is money i had Covid for the last year twice im permanently disabled Been unable to get help.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 13, 2021

if you can't find a lawyer on this site, maybe consider Legal Aid........

you can also google Real Estate Lawyers in OC.................

i am in Palm Springs and focus on accidents and DUI........

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: 4th amendment violation by orange county sheriff's department several times after probation ended in 2012

I've been pulled over multiple times since 2012 being told I'm on probation, I'm on search and seizure and then go to jail for new cases . Now finding out orbeing told by the public defender who called over to the courts who confirmed I've been off probation (this is at central... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 9, 2021

more info needed.

most defendants know how long probation is going to be OR they call their lawyer to find out.

you were in front of the judge when s/he sentenced you and before that, your lawyer told you what the sentence would be if you pled.......AND you probably signed a paper...
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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Health Care Law and Criminal Law for California on
Q: Can police hold you in hospital after being shot
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 9, 2021

much more info would be needed.

what did they say you did?

what were your injuries?

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Domestic Violence, Environmental and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: Can I sue my building if my room keeps flooding since I moved in

I live in a single room occupancy its very unhealthy for me I was also going thru an domestic violence and when I asked repeatedly to move and even contacted victims of violent crime and the women's against violent acts the building management pretended to move me to another unit in the... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 7, 2021

more info is needed.

clearly, this facility is not up to code.

you have an inherent promise of habitability when you move somewhere.

you can go to small claims; report to state and city etc

2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment and Civil Rights for California on
Q: I was in custody and had sexual relations with a staff at the jail and she was terminated and I was harassed

The other party was fired for having relations with me and I was harassed by officers while I was in custody along the lines of sexual harassment and misconduct

William John Light
William John Light answered on Jun 30, 2021

You may have claims against the staff and the jail. Contact a knowledgeable attorney to discuss.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Can a Da.proscutore that was against you be your judge later down the road what are the stimulation of my rights for tha
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 30, 2021

ask that of your lawyer who has all the facts.

i suspect if it is mentioned to the judge s/he will recuse themselves.....otherwise your lawyer makes a motion

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Education Law for California on
Q: Can a school district in California require students with disabilities to wear a face mask to attend school?

Can a school district require students with disabilities to wear a face mask to attend school? Even with a doctors note stating they can not wear a mask due to their health/disability? What about for bus transportation? Can the school tell the student they can not ride the school bus if they... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jun 29, 2021

This is a complex issue. There are a number of variables which haven't been addressed, such as the age of the student; whether the student can be or has been vaccinated against Covid19; and what exactly is the nature of the student's disability. Without knowing what these variables are,... Read more »

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