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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: How do I appeal a decision not to review my case by the Arizona Supreme Court?

I was found by an Administrative Law Judge of the AZ Corporate Commission to be a control person responsible for actions by others. ALL testimony was that another person was the sole control person. I never signed, nor agreed to, any operating agreement or other documents that gave me any powers.... Read more »

Charles William Michaels
Charles William Michaels answered on Jun 7, 2020

First, I am not an Arizona lawyer. If the AZ appellate rules allow, perhaps you can file a motion for reconsideration to the AZ Supreme Court, asking them to take the case. Aside from that, you have one avenue for appeal left: a writ of certiorari to the US Supreme Court (very expensive and a whole... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Can I motion for my evidence to be suppressed according to Penal Code 1538.5 PC?

I was arrested on grounds of an anonymous tip that drugs were in my car but only a gun was found. Is this grounds to have that evidence suppressed if the warrant to search my car only listed drugs?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on May 29, 2020

more info needed.

the first thing you should do is write out a detailed summary of the facts and make an appointment with a local criminal lawyer.

while looking for drugs it would be reasonable for them to come across a gun but the exact fact would be needed.

if you...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Should I press charges on a Government agency after I caught them lying.

If what they were lying about was to get out it would cause a PR nightmare. I was lied to in the hopes I would believe the lies and go away. WRONG I went nowhere. This problem they created caused myself the loss of money. I had looked up the law term for fraud. I am not an Attorney but the... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on May 29, 2020

more info needed.

you should not discuss a sensitive issue like this on an open could sound like you are trying to blackmail them.

make an appointment with a local lawyer and have all the details spelled out in detail.

2 Answers | Asked in Tax Law, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Are my rights being violated by not been able to contact anybody at the IRS about my taxes

I filed my taxes on February 21st 2020 I haven't received any stimulus and nor my tax return and I can't contact anybody at the IRS business going against my civil rights

D. Mathew Blackburn
D. Mathew Blackburn answered on May 13, 2020

Probably not. If you think they are you can file a lawsuit once the courts reopen.

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Q: My small town with a population less than 10K is on track to pay the city attorney 500K annually. Is this normal?
George W. Wolff Esq.
George W. Wolff Esq. answered on May 8, 2020

It does seem excessive.

Did they handle any litigation for the City?

Maybe they should put it out for bid?

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: How is the federal government allowed to permanently take away your unalienable rights after serving a conviction?

I’m specifically referring to your right to own and possess firearms. If these rights are unalienable and god-given, never having been granted to you by the federal government to begin with, how can they take them away after you’ve served your time for a federal conviction?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on May 2, 2020

more info needed.

certain fed and state charges have, in the terms and conditions, that your right to own arms are taken from you.

you should talk to the lawyer who represented you as s/he has all the info to evaluate if you can get rights back.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: What California health and safety codes authorizes social distancing and stay at home order?
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Apr 17, 2020

The United States Constitution, as well as the California Constitution, provide all the authority necessary for both the Federal and State Governments to implement urgent policies in the event of a worldwide pandemic.

The President issued a National Emergency notice on or about March 13,...
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2 Answers | Asked in Tax Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: MY dad used me as a dependent for 2018,and he is not going to use me as a dependent 2019,can I qualify for stimulus 2020

My app got rejected by the stimulus program because my Dad use me for 2018 and I won't be dependent for 2019, But does he need to file 2019 without as a me as a dependant, in order for me to qualify for new stimulus?

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Apr 11, 2020

No one knows because the IRS rules are still in flux. I do know that unless you are over 18 you will not be eligible.

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Q: Need a civil rights atty who can deal with police misconduct, in multiple counties but also at the Federal level. ASAP

First me then my son have been gangstalk by multiple police in different countries my son went to jail never charged now my son was killed by them but by them making another person do it. They tried to get me. When they couldn't they went after my son. One cop told me it would happen. I told... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Apr 10, 2020

you are on a PI site and I do not handle that specialized area of law.

i would suggest you write out a detailed summary of the facts

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Workers' Compensation and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Do any of the new acts (CARES, etc) in place protect new mothers who just ran out of their FMLA during this crisis?

My wife and I just had a baby in February, she ran out of her FMLA last week. She's a nurse who is staying home until this passes since we have an infant at home. So she's not technically unemployed, but they're now telling her she has to pay in for her insurance. Can they do this?... Read more »

Joel Perry Glaser
Joel Perry Glaser answered on Apr 10, 2020

The question is how long has your wife been off work and is she protected by laws other than FMLA, as well as entitled to temporary disability benefits while she recovers from childbirth. I recommend you contact an employer lawyer directly.

2 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Family Law and Personal Injury for California on
Q: I would like to know if I USA court cases can be transferred to Saltillo or Other Mexican State?

Is the USA law interchangeable with the Mexican Law?

Can a representative from Justia headquartered in Saltillo answer this for me?

In the very low tab under Company and then About Justia says that about your company.

I want to know if this website Is a Company, an... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Apr 5, 2020

more info needed.

however, i have never heard of a US case being transferred to Mexico or another country.

I believe that they simply would not have jurisdiction

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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Tax Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Can a labor union continue collecting dues when it is suspended, and unable to legally conduct business?

Labor union, a non-profit, was suspended in California by the FTB, from October 2018 to May 2019. During this time they continued collecting dues without informing members of suspension status. Union was reinstated, or revived, in May 2019. Was this legal? Are dues collected during this time... Read more »

David Ostrove
David Ostrove answered on Apr 4, 2020

A suspended corporation cannot conduct business in California. Such corporation has lost all of its right to conduct business during suspension Once reinstated, it may again conduct business.

2 Answers | Asked in Copyright, Gov & Administrative Law, Intellectual Property and Internet Law for California on
Q: Does my employer have rights to the teaching materials I have prepared at home on my own computer and on my own time?

I am an adjunct lecturer at a university in California. My employment status is part time and varies from quarter to quarter. I have evidence that all my teaching materials including lectures, power point slides, quizzes, exams, etc. are readily available for download from a University server.

Tania Maria Williams
Tania Maria Williams answered on Mar 25, 2020

Unfortunately, they might because the materials were created during the scope and course of employment for the purpose why you were hired. You may want to check your employment agreement if you have one because ther usually is a clause regarding the ownership of intellectual property.

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Gov Newsom announced shutdown citing this code and for only essential workers to go to work.

Code 8665 was announced in a declaration to stay home last night. My job is to check vacant properties for squatters and it is very bad if I don’t do this. They will move in and take over. I am self employed and contracted. Am I part of the necessary work force? Does this read as a document for... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen answered on Mar 20, 2020

We are in a whole new set of circumstances and it is not easy to know exactly how the Governor's Order will be interpreted. On its face it appears to say you must stay at home unless you carry out one of the 16 essential government services referenced in the Order. However you also need to... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Public Benefits for California on
Q: Coronavirus: Postponing gym membership or do nothing?


William John Light
William John Light answered on Mar 18, 2020

Whether you have a right to cancel your membership is set forth in your Gym contract and Civil Code section 1813.80, and following statutes. The terms by which you might be entitled to a freeze on the membership are likely also specified in the contract. Whether the gym's current offer to... Read more »

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Q: How can I prove I am being harassed by the city

Code enforcement is harassing me. Now they are targetting my neighbor for helping me

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Mar 10, 2020

You need a lawyer who knows how to protect your civil rights. Code enforcement harassment can result in liens against your property which then drive up your mortgage payments and can put you in danger of losing your home if you can't afford the new payments your mortgage company can force on... Read more »

Q: Can I deposit my Daughters $19K Jackpot winnings into her Special Needs Trust so that SSI doesn’t stop her monthly pmnt

She is on SSI and is Bi Polar. There is a Special Needs Trust set up for her. She won this playing Bingo and the Casino took all the taxes out and gave her $5,000 cash and the rest in a check because that is what she asked them to do. I found out about it and have all of it now and wondering what I... Read more »

Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst answered on Mar 10, 2020

Yes if her special needs trust is a first party SNT; otherwise no. If it is not a first party SNT the best choice is probably an ABLE account if she is eligible.

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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Probate for California on
Q: How can I find a CA attorney who sues Counties for failure to notify collaterals of conservator hearings?

I lost contact with my brother ten years ago and searched for him ever since. I am just now learning he suffered a stroke and lost his memory. The County placed him in a Board & Care and established conservatorship but failed to take reasonable steps to notify me. They denied my right to step... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Feb 12, 2020

more info needed.

i would google attorneys who litigate against governmental entities or something like that.

1 Answer | Asked in Election Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: How do I lobby by myself? How do I push forward a bill that needs to be passed?
Kevin Christopher Murphy
Kevin Christopher Murphy answered on Jan 29, 2020

Contact your local County Bar Association and secure guidance from their Legislative Committee. We are submitting a Proposal for consideration, and have found the San Diego County Bar's Legis. Comm. to be extremely helpful in guiding/assisting our office. Good luck!

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights, Collections and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: what form is appropriate for use in a child support case to express the undisclosed conflict of interest

my children's mother has a new child with the relative of a judge believed to be in the family law division.

Mike Darlington
Mike Darlington answered on Dec 25, 2019

Sounds rather nebulous at this point. If the Judge is only believed to be in the family law division; I do not see where that would cause a conflict.

If the case ends up being assigned to the Judge in question and you raise the issue with the court it would seems that the judge might...
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