In California, it's generally required for employers to obtain consent before conducting a background check on a job applicant. If a company is running a background check on you without your consent, especially after you have declined a job offer, this could be a violation of your privacy...View More
In California, if you have been affected by a data breach, you may have the right to bring legal action against the company that failed to protect your personal information. The success of such a lawsuit typically depends on whether you can demonstrate that the company was negligent in safeguarding...View More
Identity theft is a serious matter, and California law has provisions to address such violations. Given the nature of your situation, you should consider hiring a criminal defense attorney or a civil litigation attorney. They can help you navigate both potential criminal charges against the...View More
Under California law, if your personal information has been compromised in a data breach, the entity that suffered the breach is generally required to notify you and may offer remedies such as free credit monitoring. It's crucial first to take preventive steps: monitor your financial accounts,...View More
When your personal information is involved in a security breach in California, companies are mandated by laws like the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the California Data Breach Notification Law to notify affected individuals. Once notified:
In California, an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is generally considered separate property, unless contributions were made during the marriage using community funds, in which case it can be partially community property. If the IRA is solely in your name, your husband does not have the...View More
I gave my personal info to someone for a business transaction, but he used it to obtain an apartment, with me as a guarantor. He created a fake email and phone number and impersonated me to lease the apartment. I was never contacted by management at any time previous to the signing of the lease and... View More
Under California law, impersonating someone to fraudulently obtain an apartment lease can fall under identity theft (Penal Code Section 530.5) and may also be considered forgery (Penal Code Section 470) if he signed any documents using your name. Additionally, this activity may give rise to civil...View More
My sister was a roommate while I've been away for two years because the police were looking for me. The question is is there a legal reasons she or the mobilehome park management could have made this possible??????
In California, selling a mobile home without the owner's permission can potentially involve unlawful actions such as fraud or misrepresentation. If you believe your sister or the mobile home park management engaged in such activities, you may want to consult an attorney to investigate and...View More
Under California law, having an expunged record doesn't completely erase the conviction; licensing boards like the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians may still consider it. While having an expunged record may improve your chances, each application is evaluated...View More
Property management has been giving multiple pay or quit notices every month since last year some with large balances with no details of charges and others are stating large amounts owed but are extremely over charging months rent. In December the property management stated I owed $168.00 so I paid... View More
In California, you can start by filing a formal complaint with the California Department of Consumer Affairs' Bureau of Real Estate against the property management company for fraudulent activity. You may also consider small claims court for monetary disputes below a certain threshold, where...View More
I'm seeking tenant rights legal assistance due to a problem's with my property management making threats to evict overcharging a months rent using my identity information to open utility account in my name with no agreement or any notification and charging over $2000.00 for it. Multiple... View More
Your situation is indeed concerning, and I understand the need for urgent legal assistance. In California, you may want to contact your local legal aid organization, as they often provide free or low-cost legal services to low-income individuals on a variety of issues, including tenant rights....View More
I was kidnapped in another country, the kidnappers have my phone with all my information, my family's information, and they made threats that they would harm me in the USA if I filed a report. I have thousands of dollars taken from my accounts, and now I am facing possible future harm to me... View More
Based on the facts provided, you potentially have a claim against LAPD and the City of Los Angeles for their failure to carry out their duty, however the specifics of your situation and how it was handled are critical. Success of a lawsuit would hinge on proving police negligence or misconduct,...View More
Dad kicked me out, and is stealing my financial aid ($13k+); and refuses to give me my legal documentation (passport, social security, birth certificate ect). I’m pretty much homeless because of his actions.
I am sorry to hear about your situation. Financial and emotional abuse can have serious legal implications. Under California law, financial abuse and withholding essential documents are unlawful actions. You may have grounds to seek legal remedies and assistance, such as obtaining a restraining...View More
If you have evidence of another LinkedIn user impersonating you and using your personal information, you may have grounds to file a lawsuit against that user for identity theft and/or misappropriation of your identity. Under California law, such actions can be considered violations of privacy and...View More
Workers comp. Now that company is being sued and it’s in my name. What can I do. I also have power of attorney durable and under the grounds of not being able to make sound financial decision like not paying anybody he owes. It’s notarized and effective immediately
Dad has stolen your identity? You need to notify the creditors of his company that you are not responsible, possibly contact the police or you may be on the hook for the costs, and taxes. This arises in the areas of taxation and business claims. I recommend you contact several attorneys in your...View More
If someone is using your name to purchase property and attempting to claim a policy in your name without your consent, it's important to take action to protect your rights. To address this situation, you could gather evidence that shows you did not authorize the property purchase or the use of...View More
Yes, it is illegal for someone to file for unemployment benefits using another person's name without their knowledge or consent. This type of fraudulent activity is considered identity theft and can lead to serious legal consequences. Filing for unemployment benefits typically requires...View More
1. Contact law enforcement: Report the fraudulent activities to your local law enforcement agency. Provide them with all relevant details and any evidence you may have. They can initiate an investigation and gather evidence to support your case....View More
If someone has forged your signature on documents and taken property that belongs to you in Louisiana, you should contact your local law enforcement agency. This could include the police department, sheriff's office, or other relevant law enforcement agency.
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