California Consumer Law Questions & Answers

Q: surplus funds due to be collected.Some attorney lied said i hire her but i dont know this person.I havent seen contract

2 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Consumer Law and Legal Malpractice for California on
Answered on Apr 18, 2019
Scott Richard Kaufman's answer
You may want to WRITE to this person to see what is up?

Most (honest) attorneys will respond swiftly with an explanation.

Failure to respond timely may show s/he knows they did

something wrong. Then you may take it to the next level, like

opening up a BAR inquiry?

Q: How do I proceed with signing up for a law apprenticeship in Los Angeles California Are any attorney’s accepting stude

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Tax Law for California on
Answered on Apr 16, 2019
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
Although you have mentioned several legal terms commonly used in the legal profession, this is not a legal question; it is a personal question involving education.

You might want to use Google to locate one or more law firms or other places that might offer the kinds of educational services you are looking for.

Q: I was wondering about the carry legalities of Spears in CA. Do I need permits/certification/job necessity to carry them?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Animal / Dog Law and Entertainment / Sports for California on
Answered on Apr 12, 2019
William John Light's answer
Hunting opportunities in this state with a spear and/or atlatl are limited. No big or small game species could legally be taken with one. However, animals that are classified as "non-game" species could be (coyotes, rodents, opossum, etc). You would first need to obtain a hunting license. Confirm with your local Fish and Game Warden, or a local attorney, and consult local city and county ordinances.

See:

Mammal Hunting Regulations, sections 353-354 & 475:...

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: I was named in a lawsuit because the gold company I worked for went out of business without fulfilling this customer's o

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for California on
Answered on Apr 6, 2019
William John Light's answer
If you have a question, it should be directed towards your attorney.

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: I took a title loan out on my car in December 2018. My car was registered in Florida and

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Business Law for California on
Answered on Apr 1, 2019
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
The title loan company wants to register their lien on the title to your car so that you cannot sell the car without paying off their lien first. Think carefully about what you should do next.

Q: I was recently as of today denied being served at Mcdonalds in Ceres Ca for false allegations of rudeness.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for California on
Answered on Mar 31, 2019
William John Light's answer
Unless you were discriminated against based upon your age, race, gender, national origin, disability, etc., you don't have a case. Bring refused service for being rude, wrongly or not, is not a violation of your civil rights.

Q: Is it legal for a business to send your credit report (copy or original) to a lender? Credit application is signed.

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for California on
Answered on Mar 26, 2019
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
Unless you tell us who you are in this situation we cannot answer intelligently.

Q: What options would I have if a defective TV stand broke my TV and other expensive electronics?

3 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law, Products Liability and Small Claims for California on
Answered on Mar 25, 2019
William John Light's answer
To be honest, it seems pretty unlikely that every single piece of electronics was damaged so severely that they are all inoperable. Moreover, your stated value of the router is about $40 too high. Similar exaggerations for the value of the other equipment will be devastating to your credibility.

However, to pursue a claim, you would first make a written demand upon the manufacturer and retailer of the stand for compensation for your damages setting forth each damaged component by...

Q: Re: probate court in LA, Ca what's the difference of filling a Petition/ Motion ?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Elder Law, Nursing Home Abuse and Probate for California on
Answered on Mar 25, 2019
Richard Samuel Price's answer
A petition is the first document filed with the court that initiates a probate case. It is like a complaint in a civil case.

A motion is filed within a probate case that seeks some specific relief.

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...

Q: My husband passed in 09 and I just found the paperwork for his flight school he paid $30Th. But had only started

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Collections for California on
Answered on Mar 22, 2019
William John Light's answer
answers.justia.com/question/2019/03/19/my-husband-passed-away-in-2009-and-he-ha-497746

Q: My $$ is stuck bcuz attorney lied to trustee who sold my houseSays i hired her to collect SurplusFunds.I did NOT hire

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation, Consumer Law and Contracts for California on
Answered on Mar 20, 2019
Gerald Barry Dorfman's answer
If an attorney is claiming you owe them money for work you hired them for, but in fact they have never even been contacted by you and have done no work for you, that is a very serious matter. You certainly should consider a complaint to the State Bar of California. That process is not very quick, and is not very well suited to actually releasing any funds being held in the meantime. If the company is actually filing a court action, it is called an interpleader, and they should be depositing...

Q: Can I sue a DRP repair shop for omitting replacement parts and tampering/flashing car computer and security system?

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Mergers & Acquisitions for California on
Answered on Mar 20, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
MORE INFO NEEDED

YOU CAN SUE ANYONE AT any time FOR ANYTHING.

THE ISSUE IS USUALLY IS IT WORTH THE MONEY YOU WILL SPEND FOR LEGAL AND WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF WINNING? AS A RULE, ONLY ACCIDENT CASES ARE HANDLED ON A CONTINGENCY. THUS A LAWYER WOULD ASK FOR MONEY TO PUT IN TRUST FOR THE CONSULTATION AND REPRESENTATION AND FILING AND EXPERTS ETC

DOES YOU HAVE AN EXPERT TO TESTIFY THAT IT WAS DONE INCORRECTLY AND THAT IS THE CAUSE OF YOUR PROBLEMS....?

Q: My husband passed away in 2009 and he had just started taking helicopter lessons that he paid in full for $30,000.

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law for California on
Answered on Mar 19, 2019
Scott Richard Kaufman's answer
It can't hurt to ask. That said you probly waited too long

Q: Can I sue a dealership for clearing trouble codes without actually addressing or repairing any of the issues that set?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Small Claims for California on
Answered on Mar 17, 2019
Scott Richard Kaufman's answer
Sure, in many ways that can be considered a fraud, especially if they represented to you that they did otherwise, say, "fixed" the problem?

Q: My car has been impounded in California by law can they bill me as I do not have the 2,500 they are demanding for relea

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for California on
Answered on Mar 13, 2019
Scott Richard Kaufman's answer
Probably. Hard to tell all relevant facts without knowing more, but, assuming a "legal" impound, which you are apparently admitting to, the only ways to avoid more charges are getting it out (the charges add up daily) asap OR allowing them to sell it asap without adding up more daily charges and then paying them the deficiency...

Q: if a mechanic brakes a part during the repair, who has to pay for it to be fixed

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law for California on
Answered on Mar 12, 2019
William John Light's answer
Depends what broke and why.

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