California Federal Crimes Questions & Answers

Q: Wife was swatted on hip for serving to much food several times, can we sue if nothing is resolved internally?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law, Employment Discrimination and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on Apr 22, 2019
Neil Pedersen's answer
Any physical contact in the workplace can be considered a battery if unwelcomed. Once reported the employer has a duty to protect the employee against further workplace violence. Such contact can also be considered a crime. Your wife should report the specifics of what happened, and if possible, do so in writing. If the violence continues, it would be appropriate for her to contact the police and an attorney.

Good luck to you and to her.

Q: Los Angeles probate case, I hired lawyer because I want to Object/ file 850.Lawyer never filed 850 but said he did....

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Estate Planning, Federal Crimes and Probate for California on
Answered on Apr 3, 2019
Richard Samuel Price's answer
I'm sorry that you are going through this. You should have a sit-down discussion with your attorney to understand what has happened. If you don't get satisfactory answers, you can switch attorneys.

Q: The college admissions scandal. How is it a crime to bribe a coach at a private college to gain admission?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for California on
Answered on Mar 30, 2019
Marc David Pelta's answer
There are federal crimes involved here because the activities crossed states lines. If you read the various articles about it, they explain what federal crimes are being charged in these cases. It is a good question.

Q: Can police arrest my son based on speculation?

2 Answers | Asked in Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on Mar 27, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
More info is needed to properly evaluate your case.

this sounds like a serious case that needs a good criminal lawyer to go over all the facts.

What you are asking is akin to calling a doctor and asking over the phone to diagnose the pain in your stomach.

They need more than speculation. They need proof beyond a reasonable doubt.

It is one thing to arrest and another to convict.

However, it is always a good idea to contact a local attorney that handles...

Q: Do u do criminal case or advice

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on Mar 27, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
More info is needed to properly evaluate your case.

Chances are your son was driving and the gun was not found on his friend.

Thus they are arguing constructive possession, not ownership.

It is assumed we know what is in our car.

Contact a good criminal lawyer asap.

However, it is always a good idea to contact a local attorney that handles these cases in the courthouse to which you are ordered to appear.

In other words, I am in Palm Springs and...

Q: If you was convicted and sentenced to prison and found out the the Judge or The Clerk Doesn't Has A Oath of office..

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on Mar 26, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.

was it that the clerk was sworn in and papers not filed or never sworn into his/her office.

IF you were to win on that basis the best i would think would be a retrial but i doubt that would happen..............

probably more like a harmless error.

Q: My brothers ex-wife changing personal info in his file, and using SS number to acquire credit.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Mar 22, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.

did you have a lawyer assist with RO? if so s/he will be in the best position to assist you.

usually, a criminal lawyer is questioned about how to get someone out of trouble.

the opposite is usually contacting the police? have you done that yet?

Q: I'm being charged embezzlement from a previous employer 4 company phone and uniforms before I had a

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on Feb 25, 2019
Gary Kollin's answer
You should be discussing this matter with your attorney who is a public defender. That Attorney knows all the special circumstances of your case

Q: How do I go about getting a phone unlocked that may obtain crucial evidence about my sisters death involving fentanyl?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Wrongful Death for California on
Answered on Feb 22, 2019
William John Light's answer
Not sure, but I would contact the phone manufacturer with evidence that I was the heir, or had legal authority to access the phone, and request its help.

Q: Necesito renovar mi green card pero eh tenido delitos menores y me recomendaron consultar un abogado de inmigracion

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Immigration Law for California on
Answered on Feb 12, 2019
Deron Edward Smallcomb's answer
Hay muchos abogados de inmigración que hablan español, incluida nuestra oficina. Por favor llámenos si necesita ayuda.

Q: Can four defendants be tried all together and have to take the same plead?

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on Feb 7, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
To properly answer any legal question it is necessary to ascertain more information. It is like asking a doctor over the phone what your pain in the stomach is about and whether he could cure it. The Doc needs to get a more complete history, lab work and X-rays etc.

I would strongly suggest you write out a detailed summary of the facts including your name, address, email and the relevant facts. Every lawyer you talk to will need the same information to intelligently answer your inquiry....

Q: My fiancee has been in prison for 10 yrs and has been called for court for further proceedings what does this mean?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on Feb 6, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
To properly answer any legal question it is necessary to ascertain more information. It is like asking a doctor over the phone what your pain in the stomach is about and whether he could cure it. The Doc needs to get a more complete history, lab work and X-rays etc.

I would strongly suggest you write out a detailed summary of the facts including your name, address, email and the relevant facts. Every lawyer you talk to will need the same information to intelligently answer your inquiry....

Q: is sending multiple friend requests and making fake accounts of someone a justification for a restraining order?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on Jan 28, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed

have you called the police........that would be the first thing I would do.............that won't cost anything but meeting with a lawyer will.

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

2 Answers | 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 legal to transport a survival multitool/camping axe in your vehicle in California?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Legal Malpractice and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on Dec 30, 2018
William John Light's answer
Under CA law, it is unlawful to conceal a knife, or stabbing weapon, upon your person. Whether a stabbing weapon within reach in your car is "upon your person" might be a question for a jury to decide. An axe would not generally be considered a stabbing weapon. Also, folding knives, like typically found in a multitool, are exempt. There may be local ordinances that impose different requirements....

Q: After two years of human trafficking, 5 years of attempted taking of a life, and finally death

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Wrongful Death for California on
Answered on Dec 14, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Not sure this is a question but it's up to the authorities to investigate or journalists, but only the DA and police can charge anyone.

Q: How can I obtain court dockets and the case files from a case over 30 years old

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on Nov 26, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
most courts have transferred old files onto microfish.

go to court clerk

Q: How long do you typically serve on a non violent first Violation of felony probation in la county jail?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on Nov 20, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
i practice in Palm Springs and do not know court/Judge or DA involved.

Q: Q: What are my options for avoiding prison if i haven't been convicted but they said that there is a victim who who has

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on Nov 4, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
much more info is needed to intelligently answer that question.

the best person to ask if the lawyer assigned who is aware of all the info/evidence.

Q: Im being charged with pc530.5(c)(3) i had nothing on me no ids credit cards names nothing

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Oct 31, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
much more info needed.

ID theft can be a felony or a misdemeanor and is known as a Wobbler ...often depending on the record and facts or the underlying case.

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