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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Criminal Law for California on
Q: Can I train to be a lawyer in both criminal law and business/corporate?
Julie King
Julie King
answered on Feb 1, 2023

When you go to law school, you need to take all the courses that are tested on the Bar Exam so you are not learning new subjects at the same time as you are reviewing laws and studying for the exam. Corporations and Criminal law are tested on most bar exams (the subjects vary by state.) If those... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Insurance Defense and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: Is there a way I can sue my cousin for possibly causing a money fraud with my fathers death?

My cousin quickly took it in his hands to find the funeral services for my father when he passed. Claimed to pay for all expenses. But he told the mortuary that my father had no children and had an uncle sign papers. I found this out myself and changed the papers. He then insulted my mom and I, and... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Feb 1, 2023

you can always sue anyone for anything.......

the issues are will you win and can you find a lawyer that will gamble with you rather than asking for a retainer for hourly representation?

check his phone book/contacts for lawyers to try to find the one that prepared the will....
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: If the police have a search warrant for an address why would they stand outside for two hours until everyone came out

The police stood outside saying they had warrant but never gave it to the ones detained or the property owner when she asked. They mailed the search warrant a 10 days after raid.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Feb 1, 2023

if you are being charged with a crime explain to your local criminal lawyer what you are explaining here.

they are supposed to show you the Warrant signed by a judge.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: When my wife got fired without cause in 1999, she was pressured to sign a release form.

The release form that was drafted by her boss' lawyer states that she can't ever sue him or his descendants ever again for any reason what-so-ever! Question: Is it legal to deny a remedy to an unforeseen future crime?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 31, 2023

more info is needed.

did she receive any consideration for signing that paper? ie money

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Case dismissed twice pc 1385 in 2015 and again under motion 995 not swearing a juror in . Can this case be refiled again

Dismissed three times (2)pc1385 lack of prosecution then true indictment in 2015 (1) motion 995 won - juror not sworn in can it be refiled a fourth time?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 30, 2023

the best person to ask is the lawyer involved with the underlying case.

are you sure it was a 1385 dismissal rather than 1382 for lack of timely prosecution?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Cp

If a minor under the age of 16 sent themselves naked to a adult or another minor and the minor who received the explicit pictures and videos encouraged it and didn't report but told the minor to do more inappropriate things who is gonna face punishment the child who sent a explicit video or... Read more »

John-Patrick Mullen-Lujan
John-Patrick Mullen-Lujan
answered on Jan 30, 2023

It is a violation of the law to send intimate/nude photos and videos to someone when the person sending the images is under the age of 18 years old because it is considered "child pornography". That said, this kind of violation generally goes unfiled. It is more common that a person who... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Land Use & Zoning for California on
Q: is it illegal to jump someone's front yard fence for just a few seconds
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 28, 2023

yes

you are trespassing, which can be civil or criminal.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Sent judgment letter to defendant in permanent housing. He returning it to my lawyer after 6 days is that a good sign?

The certification tracking says return to sender which is my lawyer address

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 28, 2023

THERE IS NO WAY TO KNOW WITHOUT MORE INFO.

THIS IS A QUESTION BEST ANSWERED BY YOUR LAWYER, WHO HAS ALL THE FACTS.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I’m wondering if I got wrongfully arrested?

One night I was doing DoorDash. I was about to deliver an order when all of a sudden my serpentine belt in my car snapped. I pulled over to the side of the road. I was going to try to fix it and next thing I see is sheriff right behind me he was running my plates. I have a expired drivers license... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 25, 2023

it is normal for an officer to see if one needs assistance at night.

they routinely run plates and it is easy to see if you don't have a sticker on your license or one that belongs to another car.

you had an expired license and were driving illegally

however, the way...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Why won't a judge lower bail
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 23, 2023

more info is needed on the underlying charge.

sounds like a serious felony with serious injuries???

a bench officer looks at many factors when deciding on bail.........but one's past is the most important ...as a rule.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Can I contest my 14 year old son 602a, probation petition

Probation submitted a 602a petition with false information

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 23, 2023

not sure what you want to do.

however, either you retain private counsel or a lawyer will be appt.

s/he is the person that will have all the info to guide you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Facing charges for narcotics obtained during A traffic stop based off fAulty search/seizure info provided by dispatch

how do I proceed? Judge denied my motion to suppress. How can false dispAtch information Allow for me to be charged for items obtained in direct violation of my 4th Amendment right

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 23, 2023

more info is needed..........

if there was a motion, most likely you had a lawyer representing you.

ask that question of him/her

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: How do I get my police report before my court date
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 22, 2023

your lawyer should be able to obtain it from the DA.....otherwise, it should be given to you at your first court appearance called an Arraignment.

you can also call the DA or DMV to get a copy.

DMV will send it before the hearing date re suspension.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: The police said they had a search warrant, handcuffed me, refused to explain and took my cell phone

I thought you were supposed to be advised as to where they'd be looking, what they'd be looking for, . Also is it procedure to handcuff a handicapped person for this? He took my cell phone and demanded my passcode. I asked "isnt that a separate warrant, he replied, "yes but... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 22, 2023

Advise your retained or appointed lawyer and they can review the warrant and the propriety of any search

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Ke ago para recuperar mi fianza?y cuanto tarda para ke la regresen
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 22, 2023

You may want to repost in English............

most lawyers on this site do NOT speak spanish

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: How is a woman on probation expected to defend herself from an attacker if she can’t even carry mase.

Has there ever been a lawsuit against the city/state/PD for a death that could have been prevented had she been able to carry a self defense tool?

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Jan 22, 2023

Unless the terms of your probation specifically prohibit you from carrying pepper spray (mace), there is no legal reason why you cannot carry it as a deterrent for your personal safety. If you do a simple Google search for mace, you will find several inexpensive kinds you can keep in your purse or... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Elder Law and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: I am trying to prove that my speedy trial right has been violated. I have a lawyer whom I have zero confidence in.

the DA has filed charges on me. (charges are false but the DA doesn't know that) what am I suppose to do to clear myself?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 20, 2023

you either request a new attorney (if appt'd)............

and/or set up an appt with your lawyer to share your concerns.

Q: If I call the cops on someone on my property does the cops the right to search me and my residence?

I smoke weed and some person won’t get off my property harassing me i don’t want the sheriffs if I call them, searching my home and maybe planting something on me.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 20, 2023

Based on the facts presented, NO, they could not search you and your home...

unless they have probable cause.

Maybe have a friend with you to verify what happened.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Hi Name is Tiara and I have a Question dO Guys help Criminal acts that take place in the jail with inmates fighting

With stay away Order

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 20, 2023

I don't understand the question.....

Are you trying to find a lawyer to represent someone in jail who was in a fight there?

I think you want to contact a local criminal lawyer.............lawyers on this site are from all over the state.............we are in Palm Springs.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: How many continuances can you ask for I. Criminal case California .I need more e time to pay my lawyer. (2 weeks )
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 19, 2023

that is a question to be posed to your lawyer who knows the court/judges.

because of Covid we have continued cases for almost 30 appearances.

i don't think there is a law/rule regarding a number.

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