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Genene N. Dunn's answer You usually have to start with a request as you have done so and the law typically gives them 60 days to respond. If you still aren't provided with the proper information by then your only recourse is to file a trust petition with the court. This is not a full lawsuit, but rather a petition asking for certain things from the court. It could result in litigation, but it does not automatically go there.
William John Light's answer Unless you have some significant damages from the delay in treatment, there is nothing to do. You have a broken toe whether it was diagnosed at the first ER or the second. Nothing appears to have changed.
Steven McNicholl's answer Your claim against the police officers would be a civil claim under injury to person. You must pursue your claim within two years in the State of California. After two years, it will be difficult or impossible to make your claim.
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....
William John Light's answer If you were a lawyer, you would know the answer already. An attorney's law license is always at risk. However, it seems unlikely that a libelous review would be the genesis of discipline or revocation. A formal complaint to the Bar would have to be made. An investigation would have to follow. Facts would have to be found that merited discipline or revocation. If the complaint is based on "lies", would probably not result in the finding of those facts. However, an analysis of the actual...
Joel Gary Selik's answer If you are considering bringing a legal malpractice lawsuit, you should confer with an experienced legal malpractice attorney prior to your taking any action, including filing a complaint with the bar.
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William John Light's answer It appears that you are in Texas, but are asking questions of California lawyers. We are not qualified to answer questions about Texas law. If you are in California, and are representing yourself, it is quite normal for the opposing attorney to contact you, especially if you have documents pertaining to the proceedings. If you don't want repeated phone calls, give them the documents, or insist that they serve discovery for production of the documents, if appropriate.
William John Light's answer Yes, it's legal. Your children were unsupervised. All of the excuses in the world don't change the fact that your children were in danger due to lack of adult supervision. You should put your efforts into following the directives of CPS for getting your children back, rather than trying to fight that they were taken from you.
Louis George Fazzi's answer Look for civil rights lawyers in Los Angeles County. There are many, and most of them do work on contingency, which means they get paid when the case settles or after trial.
I noticed that you had appellate counsel appointed for you. You were fortunate to have such a good attorney. Perhaps she might refer you to someone capable who could help you. It's worth a shot.
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