California Criminal Law Questions & Answers

Q: Can I be charged with fraud?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Jan 16, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
i would want to learn more info.

However, i doubt if anything would happen re fraud but there is a RO that you are helping to violate.

Q: I had a TRO against my husband in 2016. There was a violation of the TRO. He recently discovered an arrest warrant.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for California on
Answered on Jan 15, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
where do you live in calif?

which court does he go to...................dale@dalegribowlaw.com

Q: Is there any realistic scenario where the president and/or their cabinet can be adequately prosecuted for crimes?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, White Collar Crime and Appeals / Appellate Law for California on
Answered on Jan 14, 2019
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
See: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/democracy-post/wp/2018/08/29/yes-its-possible-to-indict-a-sitting-u-s-president-heres-why/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.0aa521a59207

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Q: Is it illegal for me to drive on public roads if I have police lights and sirens

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Jan 13, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
if they are not legal, it is probably illegal to drive anywhere

Q: What to do with neighbor playing loud music?

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for California on
Answered on Jan 13, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
YOU ALREADY KNOW YOUR OPTIONS

TALK TO THEM; CALL LANDLORD, CALL THE POLICE.

IT IS ALWAYS BEST TO TRY TO BE NEIGHBORLY AND TALK TO THEM IN A PROFESSIONAL MANNER........MAYBE EXPLAINING THAT WE ALL LIVE SO CLOSE TO ONE ANOTHER WE HAVE TO GO OUT OF OUR WAY TO BE CONSIDERATE............AND THEN EXPLAIN THE SITUATION.

Q: Pc 496D(A) Is what my mom got arrested for. She has never been arrested before. How much time do you think she will get?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Jan 13, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.

the best person to ask is the lawyer who represented her.

what was value of items?

what court?

which DA?

circumstances of arrest?

Q: If the police are not willing to prosecute my girlfriend's stalker, can I take it to the county Sheriff's office?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment for California on
Answered on Jan 10, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed but it would seem to me that law enforcement would/should do something.

yes, i would try Sheriff, going directly to DA, contacting your congressman

Q: Hello is there any new law in California that can help second degree murder find relief?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for California on
Answered on Jan 9, 2019
Steven McNicholl's answer
There are no new laws that would affect the time sentenced to served in a 2nd Degree murder case

Q: If the court lied about a pitchess motion, and on appeal we we have another. Shouldn't I have a new judge

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Answered on Jan 9, 2019
Steven McNicholl's answer
Appeals are handled by the court of appeals. This will be in a different court with different Judges.

Q: Ca expunged misdmeanor in 2010. Original conviction In 2008. New employer running LiveScan. Can they use against me?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Employment Law for California on
Answered on Jan 9, 2019
Steven McNicholl's answer
After a crime is expunged, the fact that it was expunged will still remain on your record and is likely to still show up in a background check.

Q: Wired upfront for logo services from German designer who never performed. Isn't this intl wire fraud or something?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law and International Law for California on
Answered on Jan 9, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
need more info

police will probably say it is civil.........but if you can show an ongoing course of action to defraud others, then maybe they will assist.

you can always sue in small claims in callf for up to $10k

Q: What are consequences for the victim?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for California on
Answered on Jan 9, 2019
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
Is there a subpoena requiring the victim to testify? If so, violating a court order may be grounds for a contempt order. As for the no-contact order, it depends on the facts. Was the no-contact order issued to you for someone else's protection? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/...

Q: one last Marsden motion. 5 Marsden motions denied everyone. Proceeded Even when I was clearly confused? Can they do that

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Answered on Jan 8, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.

it sounds like something i would not handle and that you would need an appellate lawyer?

Q: I was arrested on being under the influence and possession of paraphernalia during a probation search for my Roomate.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Jan 8, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
Much more info needed.

type up a detailed summary of the facts as your memory will be better today than a month or more from now.

if you are arrested and have a court date, then you need to hire a lawyer or ask the court to appoint one for you.

the DA may have a problem with the lack of rights before talking to you. However, i would not be surprised if the police report shows them having done so and that you were too loaded to remember.

Q: Can the DA only bring his Witnesses to trial, and exclude all of my witnesses? Can they also deny representation?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Appeals / Appellate Law and Civil Rights for California on
Answered on Jan 8, 2019
William John Light's answer
If these are real issues, your attorney should raise them in pretrial motions or in cross examination. If you don't have an attorney, get one.

Q: How can I find out if I have charges pending or if I'm wanted for questioning or if I have a warrant out for my arrest?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Jan 8, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
MORE INFO NEEDED.

IT IS HARD TO TELL WHAT YOU MAY HAVE DONE WRONG FROM WHAT YOU PROVIDED.

YOU CAN USUALLY GO ON LINE TO LEARN YOUR RECORD BUT THE EASIEST WAY MIGHT BE TO CONTACT A BONDSMAN AND LET THEM DO THE WORK.

Q: Are their lawyers in the Sacramento area that take payments for a criminal case in Yolo county?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for California on
Answered on Jan 6, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed

i am a criminal lawyer in Palm Springs and you need to contact lawyers in the city you want and post that question to them.

it will probably depend on your earning capacity and how much you can put down and the likelihood you will be able to make timely payments.

Q: If charged with second degree burglary,can you be charged with attempted robbery on the same case

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Jan 6, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info is needed.

as a rule additional charges can be added up to time of swearing in a jury.

Q: Regarding opioid addiction & crimes in new jersey Jersey

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Jan 6, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
much more info is needed.

you need to ask that question of a lawyer licensed in NJ.

were i you i would ask that of the lawyer that represented him in NJ.

s/he would know what the sentence was......was it to robbery or a drug charge?

Q: I've been refused a J1visa twice due to a DUI for ommitting the arrest on the application, how can I be able to use esta

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI, Immigration Law and International Law for California on
Answered on Jan 4, 2019
Allen C. Ladd's answer
You will not be able to travel to the USA with a DUI arrest (even without conviction) within the past 5 years, because you are a public danger. You will need to get clearance from a "panel physician" who is on contract with the US consulate in France. Go to the consulate's website, or go to www.aila.org to look for a US immigration attorney in France, for further guidance. (If you don't find one in France, go to Germany in the listings, there are several I know of who handle this matter.)...

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