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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Libel & Slander and Small Claims for California on
Q: i have been staying at this hotel in cali for 2 months same room never checked due to coronavirus I cant pay

becuase i cant work on the 22 I was told I owe 250 in which the manager wouldn't give me my receipts because I would get lawyer then the police were called to remove me I told them what happened they said to be out by the next day and left thats when the hotel manager said she was wrong I owed... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Mar 29, 2020

I can't even make out what your question is. You can't go anywhere due to the coronavirus restrictions, so just stay where you are. The hotel will get paid eventually by the government, so there's no reason to worry about anything.

Always be polite with the police. And try to be reasonable...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: Next door neighbor violates our Order of Protection against her. Talks her way out of any consequences every time.

We were granted an Order of Protection against our nxt door neighbor. She threatened to shoot and kill my wife. The Order is effective until July 2022. However figures out ways and executes any means to violate our Court Order. Everything from breaching the distance she is allowed to come within my... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Feb 27, 2020

more info needed.

contact lawyer who assisted you on protective order or police or DA/s ofc that issued order with summary of facts

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for California on
Q: My lawyer says that paying a salary is not the same thing as slandering. What kind of lawyer to look for?

I was unfairly fired for a babysitter. She said I was watching the drama on a PC without work, and she claims that I was stealing their meal. Also, I have not been paid the last pay or have received overtime pay. She made false schedules, diaries, and payment records, and made three other non-me... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen answered on Feb 26, 2020

If you want to assess the merits and practical wisdom of filing a slander case, you will want to find an attorney who demonstrates a competence in defamation claims.

Your post is somewhat difficult to understand but suing someone for slander is difficult and will take time and money....
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1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander and Employment Law for California on
Q: What is the process and how long should a libel suit take?

In California a former employee is suing my business for disparaging remarks made on social media that were not made by myself or any current employees, it was posted by an social media account that only existed to post said comment in a random group. I have retained the services of an attorney but... Read more »

Donald M Barker
Donald M Barker answered on Feb 25, 2020

Court's routinely schedule "Case Management Conferences" and "Status Conferences." The attorney usually appears by telephone.

Go to this website, check "I accept" at bottom. Search with your Case number, and you can see every hearing held, scheduled and every document filed in your case....
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Legal Malpractice, Libel & Slander and Probate for California on
Q: Can a defendant sue a plaintiff, her attorney & their witness for using perjured facts from a prior harassment case?

Can a defendant sue in a probate case if the complaint is based on Known libelous statements that was proven to be libelous in an unrelated harassment order case where the defendant in the current probate case was the plaintiff & the witness for the plaintiff in the current probate case was the... Read more »

Joseph Franklin Klatt
Joseph Franklin Klatt answered on Feb 15, 2020

The standards are different for restraining orders than they are in a civil probate matter. When in doubt in a restraining order situation, the Court errs on the side of caution and grants the restraining order. In a civil matter, you have to prove more likely than not you are correct, and are... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Legal Malpractice and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: Invading privacy without consent... false light tort harrassment cyber stalking. Slander rebellious mal practice.
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Feb 13, 2020

So, what exactly is your question? I've been practicing for over 42 years, and had never heard of rebellious malpractice before. You have me really wondering....

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Libel & Slander, Civil Rights and Education Law for California on
Q: I have a libel, slander and harassment case; based upon my eye condition. What type of lawyer do I need?
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Feb 5, 2020

You should start by consulting an employment lawyer who represents employees only, if the matter is related to your work. Otherwise, you have not provided enough detail for me to try to refer you to a different kind of attorney. You can go to the San Joaquin County Bar Association's lawyer referral... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Libel & Slander and White Collar Crime for California on
Q: Case #SC129686 RICO. MUST take case to SUPREME Court -defendants bribe federal court judges like Dolly m gee

Council for disney defendants Alexander the FAKE myers lies on federal court declarations Google posts on YouTube the truth and their unholy alliances with the mouSStapo the internet authorities made Disney take down my registered ASCAP sag/aftra work called.... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Dec 14, 2019

more more info needed to evaluate and understand the matter.

however, if you are looking for a lawyer to take a matter to the Supreme Court i don't do that.

Lawyers that would go there would probably be expensive. Are you in a position to retain such a lawyer?

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: Was this a wrongful dismissal. Do I have a case?

I was fired because of a video I posted of a me pressing buttons on a vending machine on my lunch and my boss accused me of stealing she also has fired several other people I know for the exact same reason.... when I have never stolen anything from her but she just keeps saying it and when i went... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen answered on Oct 31, 2019

Sorry, but likely no.

In California you are considered to be an at will employee unless you have an agreement to the contrary about that status. As such your employer can terminate you for any reason or even no reason at all. Your employer had the right to terminate you because he thought...
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3 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander, Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: My friend destroyed my apartment and personal items in the place I was renting ended having to move can I sue him

He went to jail the night he was destructive to my home and is serving 3 years in county . He said he would help with damages and moving and will not now . My whole life was turned upside down and left me and my son homeless . I wasn't even home when he did what he did . I have pictures and he was... Read more »

William M. Weinberg
William M. Weinberg answered on Oct 24, 2019

This really isn’t a criminal law question. Of course, I would encourage you to file a small claims action against the landlord for stealing your deposit. I’m sorry all this is happening to you it must be incredibly stressful.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: Can I sue instagram?

Can I sue them?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Oct 6, 2019

much more info needed.

unless you are very well off, it would probably be prohibitive cost-wise.

4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Internet Law and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: Can a person cc'd in email be responsible for the contents?
William John Light
William John Light answered on Sep 11, 2019

Incomplete hypothetical. Depends on what was written, who wrote it, why it was written, at whose request it was written, and perhaps many other factors. There is no substitute for a detailed evaluation of the facts.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Government Contracts, Libel & Slander and Native American Law for California on
Q: I wanted to know what I can do about TANF in pala Ca.? They have stressed me to the point of being ill and depressed.

I have proof that they mistreated me and recordings, I know that they have a personal vendetta with me.

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Sep 10, 2019

You have to provide a lot more detail in order to get decent legal advice. This is probably not the best forum for getting an answer for you. Contact the County Bar Association in the county in which the local office of TANF is located, and ask for a civil rights attorney referral. The initial... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: can i file a restraining order on my ex boyfriend if I don't know his home or work address?

We broke up about a month ago. Since then he's moved and quit his job but I know (although I can't prove it) that he's posting lies about me on social media. He's using my photo and accusing me of embarrassing things. He also painted foul language on my car. He's calling my mother - He even sent a... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Sep 1, 2019

more info needed.

yes, if you can prove it.

call the police and see if they will investigate AND get his current address.

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander, Criminal Law, Employment Law and Domestic Violence for California on
Q: My ex-boyfriend vandalized my car. He also sent a fake text message to my job and got me fired. What can I do?

I don't know where he lives. He doesn't have a job. He receives short term disability.

He has a record from about 10 years ago.

He hasn't threatened me with violence. He's harassing me because we had a nasty break-up. He's made fake instagram accounts and contacted my friends... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Sep 1, 2019

MORE INFO NEEDED

IF YOU CAN PROVE IT, CALL THE POLICE...LET THEM FIND HIM

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: How do I file a suit for racial profiling against a retail chain?

The situation was that I walked into my local Rite Aid to return two items that I had purchased. I presented the item to the clerk. The items that I purchased was by one and get the second for free. After scanning the first item, I was told by the clerk that the item had already been returned. When... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Jul 24, 2019

There is nothing indicating racial profiling

Q: Type of attorney for harmful rx practices of 2 doctors, severe brain injuries by hospitals refusal to care

Permanently disabled prior to incidentd. Severe losses. Cause involves 1 of 2 drs already prosecuted by state of CA medical board, san diego hospital refusal to care, sheriff refusal to report . kidnapped from ER taken by ambulatory delivery to a border naval hospital, refused to treat acute... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 14, 2019

More info needed.

for negligence by a doctor or medical providers you would want a med mal atty

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Libel & Slander, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for California on
Q: I would like to know if a driver is at fault for hitting a pedestrian turning out into traffic.

I am a 17 year old son of a mother who had recently been in a collision with a minor on a bike. The minor turned in front of her vehicle -while she turned into the lane she had waited legally for traffic to allow- from the blind spot made by an adjacent vehicle the minor was biking next to. The boy... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light answered on Jul 9, 2019

No one could make a guess about who is at fault without reviewing all of the available evidence. However, fault isn't all or nothing. Everyone might have some proportional fault.

Your mother's insurance company owes her a defense and indemnity. It will appoint an attorney to defend her...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: I live in CA. While I was at work animal control came to my house and took my dogs out of my backyard.

They left a tag on my door and on the tag it said I hadn’t given my dogs food or water in days. That was a lie. I feed them and gave them water before I went to work.

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Jun 23, 2019

Thanks for venting as there is o question

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: what can i do to cease and desist harassment from a sibling?

I have a sibling whos been harassing me 10+ yrs she is making false police reports death threats aginst me to my kids, malice slandering (defamation of character). threats to my kids saying shes gonna have me in jail for life kill me etc Cant hold a job im so stressed I need a attorney but im a... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on May 28, 2019

MORE INFO NEEDED

I DON'T DO THIS KIND OF WORK BUT MAYBE YOU SHOULD CONTACT LEGAL AID.

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