California Communications Law Questions & Answers

Q: Is it legal to install spyware on another persons phone without their consent or knowledge?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Banking, Civil Rights and Communications Law for California on
Answered on Nov 17, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
MORE INFO NEEDED

HIRE A LAWYER AND REPORT TO POLICE AND HAVE THE DA PROSECUTE.

Q: Opposing party's lawyer calling, emailing, texting nonstop... what qualifies as harassment? What can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Communications Law and Legal Malpractice for California on
Answered on Oct 4, 2018
William John Light's answer
It appears that you are in Texas, but are asking questions of California lawyers. We are not qualified to answer questions about Texas law. If you are in California, and are representing yourself, it is quite normal for the opposing attorney to contact you, especially if you have documents pertaining to the proceedings. If you don't want repeated phone calls, give them the documents, or insist that they serve discovery for production of the documents, if appropriate.

Q: Why can't I receive any information regarding my sons suicide investigation autopsy

1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law and Wrongful Death for California on
Answered on Aug 28, 2018
William John Light's answer
Your question is posted in CA. Doubtful anyone here knows anything about Alabama law. I am sorry for your loss.

Q: If no charges are filed against my friends neighbor ( a city worker) when I reported him following me taking pictures..

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Communications Law and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Jul 30, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
need more info

however, it sounds like a ROBBERY/theft.......maybe assault and battery depending on the facts.

Q: I am a teacher in a California public school. Is it legal for a parent to take my picture and send my to my boss?

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Communications Law, Criminal Law and Education Law for California on
Answered on May 17, 2018
William John Light's answer
Yes, it is legal to take photographs in a public space where there is no expectation of privacy. A public school, on public property, during school hours, is such a location.

Q: Violation of privacy

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Communications Law for California on
Answered on Apr 4, 2018
Louis George Fazzi's answer
Sure you can. But what are you going to tell the court about the damages that you suffered? ,

Q: What can I do about someone recording me on their smartphone at McDonald's?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Car Accidents, Communications Law and Constitutional Law for California on
Answered on Mar 15, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Nothing you can do about that. If they post it you can try for a cease and desist. If you have collision on the car, why not run it through that, let the insurance company go after them.

Q: A moderator team on a discussion forum is harassing me, do I have any legal action available to me?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Small Claims, Communications Law and Internet Law for California on
Answered on Mar 15, 2018
William John Light's answer
Unless you are being discriminated against based on your age, race, ethnic origin, nationality, disability, gender, sexual orientation, political affiliation, etc., then there is no legal remedy for people being mean to you. Take your business elsewhere.

Q: Is it illegal for me to sign up for an account on a website that does not allow US citizens to make accounts?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Communications Law for California on
Answered on Jan 31, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
i wouldn't try it if you have been warned.

you need a lawyer who does international law and i do not think we have any with this group.

Q: are child molesters allowed to have contact with victims after release from jail? A response asap would help us dearly.

4 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Communications Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Answered on Jan 27, 2018
William John Light's answer
Ask his probation/parole officer.

http://www.kernprobation.com/

https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/Parole/Public_Officers_and_Regional_Offices/index.html

Q: My child was sent away to another country to keep him away from me..I currently don't have custody of him.what can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Communications Law and Domestic Violence for California on
Answered on Nov 13, 2017
Dale S. Gribow's answer
you need a family law attorney with international custody experience....that is not me and i do not even know of any lawyers with that experience............but i suspect they would not be cheap.

are you even in a position to hire a lawyer? if not consider legal aid.

before you make a motion/file on that issue be sure all your past "history" is cleaned up.

if there are outstanding bench warrants or money or conditions owed to the court complete them.

if it was...

Q: Can verbal abuse be considered a crime? Can traumatizing a 9 year old be a crime? What can i do about this situation?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Communications Law for California on
Answered on Nov 6, 2017
Louis George Fazzi's answer
You should take her to court and get civil harassment restraining orders against the woman. You do not need a lawyer to do this. You can get the civil harassment forms from the California courts website. http://www.courts.ca.gov/forms.htm Where it says “select a category“ select civil harassment prevention, then scroll down to the appropriate form and fill it out and print it. Be sure to read all the instructions completely and follow them to the letter. Start with form CH100-INFO and...

Q: I am looking receive some help in suing Sprint.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Communications Law for California on
Answered on Aug 17, 2017
Nancy J. Wallace's answer
Why you marked 'workers compensation' is a mystery... that said, make a clear itemized written demand to Sprint that Sprint's Breach of Contract resulted in each loss. Leave out your 'feelings'. (Nobody will ever care about any 'feelings'.) Give the vice president and billing staff 10 days in which to respond. Put that deadline in your short, one-page letter. When the 10 days runs, file a SMALL CLAIMS COMPLAINT for damages, attaching that letter. If the letter is one-page, states the...

Q: I worked for a client through their designer. The designer acted like the clients representative. The designer signed a

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Business Law, Communications Law and Construction Law for California on
Answered on Jun 16, 2017
Gerald Barry Dorfman's answer
Your question raises several issues, which you should be prepared to discuss in a lawyer consultation. Of course, the lawyer will want to see the proposal and all written communications. Does the proposal contain an attorney fees clause? A mediation and/or arbitration clause? Did you have reason to know at the time that the last proposal was misunderstood? Did your proposal or a separate contract limit the warranty period to the purchasers? Who paid you, the ultimate users or the...

Q: I fine the Carl's Jr Restaurant sign very offensive "REAL MEXICAN REAL BIG"What can be done about this

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Communications Law and Civil Litigation for California on
Answered on Mar 21, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Ask Justia to take down your email. You can file a complaint with Human relations, but unlikely that they will take it down.Help support groups like Latino Rebels that through parody, satire, and dissing have gottencorps to modify their ad programs.

Q: I am one of the victims of an IMBD troll (who is the reason IMBD just closed its cashcow message boards for good.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Libel & Slander, Communications Law and Internet Law for California on
Answered on Mar 1, 2017
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
I don't hear a question here. You want to sue IMDB for the violations of its users? See: https://www.eff.org/issues/cda230

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. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business &...

Q: Party A has a restraining order on party B but party A wants to meet is there any way of party B not getting in troubl

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Communications Law for California on
Answered on Feb 18, 2017
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
If the restrained party breaks the restraining order, that can be considered a violation of the order and possibly charged as a misdemeanor. Contacting the protected party through a 3d party can be considered a violation of the RO. 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...

Q: What is the time frame/limit for the court of appeals to respond to my reply brief (after opening N response brief)?

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Communications Law for California on
Answered on Feb 16, 2017
Brian Lehman's answer
Here is a post on how the 11th Circuit decides cases from four years ago: https://brieflywriting.com/2012/04/09/a-peek-inside-the-chambers-how-the-eleventh-circuit-court-of-appeals-decides-cases/

The median time, according to the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, shows it takes in the United States Courts of Appeals to resolve an appeal is eleven months from the filing of the notice of appeal to final disposition. But that is the median and it can vary by circuit...

Q: 911 annoying calls misdemeanor pretrial

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Communications Law for California on
Answered on Jan 2, 2017
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
It sounds like you're being charged with abusing the 911 call process, if I understand your question correctly. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me on my law practice website. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.

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