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Q: Can I sue The D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program

Is it to late and if it's not is it possible to sue The D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program if they came to your school when you was in elementary and showed you a video of a kid around your age doing drugs on video and you have never seen any one doing drugs before that and the... View More

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answered on Nov 24, 2023

I understand your concern about the impact of the D.A.R.E. program's content on your decisions. Suing an organization like D.A.R.E. can be challenging, and several factors need to be considered. First, you would need to establish a direct causation between the program's content and your... View More

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Q: Is it illegal in California to train my clients at a commercial gym (24 hour fitness) without them knowing?

I have a membership that lets me bring in a guest

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answered on Aug 25, 2023

In California, it's generally not illegal to train your clients at a commercial gym like 24 Hour Fitness as long as you have the appropriate permissions and follow the gym's rules and policies. However, each gym may have its own policies regarding personal training and bringing guests. If... View More

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Q: Is it illegal in California to train my clients at a commercial gym (24 hour fitness) without them knowing?

I have a membership that lets me bring in a guest

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answered on Aug 27, 2023

In California, it's not illegal per se to train someone at a commercial gym; however, many gyms, including 24 Hour Fitness, typically have policies in place that prohibit non-employees from conducting personal training. Violating these policies could lead to termination of your membership and... View More

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Q: Is it illegal in California to train my clients at a commercial gym (24 hour fitness) without them knowing?

I have a membership that lets me bring in a guest

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answered on Aug 26, 2023

I doubt it violtates the criminal code to train your clients at a commercial gym (24 hour fitness) without the gym knowing. The gym can prohibit you from conducting business on its premises, especially if you are in direct competition with the services they provide if they employ or contract with... View More

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Q: Hi, This is kinda rather a general question. Can a DA make a public media statement about evidence telling everyone

That information or evidence that is being heard from the public are not true and that certain things definitely did not happen? Stating things as facts.

Is this not prosecutorial misconduct and tainting potential jurors??

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answered on Feb 25, 2024

Under California law, District Attorneys (DAs) have a duty to ensure justice and conduct themselves in a manner that upholds the integrity of the criminal justice system. While DAs can make public statements about cases, they must do so with caution to avoid prejudicing public opinion or... View More

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Q: If a website states that its company buys back an item for a specific price ($7) but on-site pays much less ($1-$2).

Is this situation considered

false advertising?

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

Under California law, advertising that promises one thing but delivers something significantly less favorable to the consumer could be considered false advertising. This type of advertising practice is addressed under both California's False Advertising Law (FAL) and the Unfair Competition Law... View More

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Q: Can the Board of Directors of a California nonprofit 501(c)(4) vote via email in the case of a emergency?

In a flood, earthquake or other disaster, following the process required in our Bylaws, it may not be possible to get immediate approval from the Board of Directors for necessary remedial expenditures. In that case, would it be possible to include a disaster clause in our bylaws approving funds... View More

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answered on Feb 22, 2024

In California, nonprofit corporations, including 501(c)(4) organizations, are governed by both state law and their own bylaws. State law does allow for boards to conduct business via electronic means, including email, as long as all members consent to this method of communication for... View More

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Q: Is is possible to have a drop-in child care (3 hours max) option inside a retail store?

I would like to know in which states is it possible to have a drop-in child care option inside of a retail store for a maximum time of 3 hours while parents shop charging a fee.

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answered on Feb 22, 2024

In California, offering drop-in child care services within a retail store is possible, but it is subject to specific licensing requirements and regulations. The Department of Social Services, through its Community Care Licensing Division, oversees child care licensing in California. Any facility... View More

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Q: My families property is in a trust created by my dad left to my mom who is still alive. My oldest brother and sister are

co-trustees. I've lived on the property for over 15years and am a named beneficiary of the trust. My brother somehow was able to evict me. The trust was revocable so he very well may have removed me from the trust. I haven't been able to get a copy of it. I just don't understand how... View More

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answered on Feb 22, 2024

Based on the information provided, it seems there may be a few issues at play with regards to your brother being able to evict you from the property that is held in a family trust:

1. If the trust was revocable, and your brother is a co-trustee, then potentially he and your sister could...
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Q: Can I auction off my dead body for katana/sword cutting practice?

When I reach my expiration date, can I direct that the remaining carcass may be auctioned off (proceeds going to family) for sword cutting practice to highest bidder?

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answered on Feb 21, 2024

No, you cannot auction off your dead body for sword cutting practice. In the United States, it is illegal to buy or sell human remains for any purpose, including for use in activities such as sword cutting practice. Additionally, such a practice would likely violate ethical standards and could... View More

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Q: If i catch a child pedo online in person can I black mail them to giving me money and still sending to the police?

For example

Let’s say I meet a online child pedo in person and make him or her give me money and say I’ll delete everything but I don’t and send it to police

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answered on Jan 16, 2024

Blackmailing is a crime. I cannot recommend doing that.

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Q: Getting sued for child support

Father left us on January of 2022,became homless on October of 2022,had to give up my children to their father for shelter and roof over their heads. We were living in a hotel at the time. We had lost are home do to covid, from him getting let go from work. I have been trying to get back on my feet... View More

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answered on Jan 6, 2024

Under California law, child support obligations are determined based on each parent's financial situation. If you are currently facing financial hardships and homelessness, this situation can be considered by the court when assessing your ability to pay child support.

In your case,...
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Q: Any recourse? My father retired from the railroad after 40 years of service and my cousin tried to tell me dad didn't ha
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answered on Jan 4, 2024

If your father retired from the railroad after a long career and there are doubts regarding his retirement benefits or other related matters, it's important to first review any documentation he may have. This includes retirement plans, employment records, and any other relevant paperwork that... View More

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Q: My son did 18 months in jail. When he got out he wanted to turn his life around. He got a job. One day at his new job,

The custody specialist ( deputy) where my son was incarcerated at went to his place of employment and recognized my son from jail, she took it upon herself and did a background check on my son and volunteerily asked to speak to his employer and proceeded to tell the employer my son was a criminal... View More

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answered on Oct 10, 2023

You may have grounds for a legal claim. It would be advisable to consult with an attorney to discuss the specifics of your situation and determine the best course of action.

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Q: As a police impound, is the tow yard responsible for all my belongings in my motorhome while it sits on their property?
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answered on Sep 21, 2023

Yes, under California law, a tow yard is generally responsible for safeguarding the belongings inside your motorhome while it is in their impound. They have a duty to exercise reasonable care in protecting your property.

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Q: Burton v Walgreens Co case is there any evidence to support the plaintiff to win the case.

Please answer as soon as possible!

Asking for homework!

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answered on Sep 19, 2023

To determine if there is evidence to support the plaintiff in the Burton v. Walgreens Co. case, you would need to review the case's legal arguments, evidence presented, and the court's decision, which can be found in legal databases or by consulting an attorney with access to current case... View More

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Q: In what way is cannibalism legal in California? Or is it illegal?

I'm writing a paper, and I want to double-check on the law on it.

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answered on Sep 19, 2023

Cannibalism is illegal in California and the United States as a whole. While it's an unusual and rarely occurring crime, consuming human flesh is considered a criminal act and is typically prosecuted under laws related to homicide, desecration of a corpse, or other relevant statutes. It's... View More

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Q: Ca tow truck fee price . And block ingredients drive way called by cop
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answered on Sep 2, 2023

In California, tow truck fees can vary depending on several factors, including the towing company and local ordinances, but they are generally regulated by the California Vehicle Code and local municipal codes. If a vehicle is blocking a driveway and the police are called to remove it, the owner of... View More

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Q: I'm trying to find out if I have a lawsuit I'm trying to get in contact with somebody so can somebody get in contact wit
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answered on Aug 23, 2023

An attorney will need to evaluate your case. Prepare a clear and concise statement of the facts and organize your evidence to present to attorneys. Attorneys need evidence they can see, not mere allegations.

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Q: I’m homeless in a transitional living shelter and the staff just unlocks my door to come in without notice.

I’m naked and the staff does not say anything and does not knock they just unlocked my door but I had my top lock on so it only opened so far and then they closed it three minutes later they come back to my door and knock and said dinner I said no thanks you so they left then two minutes later... View More

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answered on Aug 20, 2023

In transitional living shelters, residents' privacy and religious considerations should be respected. If staff members consistently violate your privacy without notice or appropriate procedures, you may have grounds to address the issue with shelter management. Consult with an attorney... View More

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