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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Sexual Harassment and Social Security for California on
Q: Good morning, my name is Wayne, and I'm trying to get on social security disability because of a few illnesses

I'm HIV positive, since August of 2013

Mental illness for Bipolar disorder, Manic depression, severe anxiety, insomnia since 2008 and lower back pain since 2010 do to a accident. What should I do? I applied and was denied, and I have the paperwork for my denial claim bit I didn't know... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light answered on Mar 15, 2019

You will need to consult with a Social Security Disability attorney about your specific case. Justia is for a general response, a starting off point. You are well beyond that. A simple internet search for SSDI attorneys near you will get you the contact information of attorneys than can advise... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: If the police are not willing to prosecute my girlfriend's stalker, can I take it to the county Sheriff's office?

My gf was with some crazy men. One, who she left 5 years ago, somehow found her # (that we changed 2 years ago) and texted her. She blocked him. About 3 weeks later, he shows up to her grandpa's house looking for her (she lives there but was working). Her grandfather told him to never bother them... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 10, 2019

more info needed but it would seem to me that law enforcement would/should do something.

yes, i would try Sheriff, going directly to DA, contacting your congressman

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2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: My boss is making me uncomfortable by making comments about other women's physiques but not mine. Can I sue for sexual

harassment or should I look at a hostile work environment claim?

William John Light
William John Light answered on Dec 18, 2018

To be a hostile work environment, the comments have to be pervasive (meaning a lot of them) or severe, such that they alter your working environment. Without knowing exactly what was said, and when, and the context, and how many times, it would be impossible to evaluate whether you have anything... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Could a person sending emails be kept from entering a public place that was the work place of the person receiving..

- unwanted emails, Without a restraining order..? . and these were sexual emails with no harm and they were tracked and being read multiple times by the person that was supposedly being harassed..

Could that person be kept out without any legal actions... is there in house company actions... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light answered on Nov 29, 2018

Your employer has the right to control who enters their premises. If you don't have a restraining order, it is up to the employer to determine whether this person can access the employer's property.

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: if a woman was emailing a man sexual emails that he said he didn’t want but she had proof he was reading them could he-

Keep her from his work place that is a public place w/o a restraining order And could he get a restraining order for just emailing him?

* could he keep her out of a public place which is his work without a restraining order?

William John Light
William John Light answered on Nov 28, 2018

Family code section 6250 of California law empowers an officer of the law to request for an emergency restraining order if the officer has reason to believe that the person requiring protection is in immediate danger of domestic violence from the person against whom the restraining order is being... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: So I was exchanging graphic images with a woman and now I’m getting texts from different numbers threatening to leak?

This woman is completely anymous and I met her on a chatting site online and we started texting through text message. We exchanged graphic images and then I started getting multiple different texts from numbers with different area codes texting me and telling me that if I don’t comply by their... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light answered on Nov 18, 2018

Talk to the police. You are the victim of extortion. Also, that wasn't very smart.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: How to get help with harrassement/stalking by ex employee I reported for fraud. I am disabled + she was my IHSS worker

She was forging my name on her timesheet and doing the multiple other crimes a year later I get randomly beat up by a man at a bus stop I'm in a wheelchair got a broken bone in my hand had to have surgery and had it removed then she finds me on social media like offer up and let go and puts like... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light answered on Nov 14, 2018

It's very hard to decipher what is happening here, but it sounds like you have been the victim of a crime, such as identity theft. If that is accurate, contact the Placentia Police Dept., Miscellaneous Crimes Unit to report what has happened. (714) 993-8146. You may also want to consider a... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: My niece accused my brother of sexually molesting her but does not want to talk to police anymore or pursue a case.What
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Nov 1, 2018

much more info needed..........

her age; when; one incident? what court?

if she told cops they will try to get the case filed...................hire a lawyer now for your brother so the lawyer can try to talk the cops/filing deputy DA out of filing.

if you don't know a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Education Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Need a lawyer regarding my 7 year old daughters school for incidents that have taken place. Wanting to know what to do.

My daughter was choked twice and sexually harassed by a student in her class, 1st grade. I met with the district once and nothing was resolved. I have been keeping my child home because I am so concerned with her safety at that school. The school can not tell me when that boy will be back at... Read more »

Angelina Bradley
Angelina Bradley answered on Oct 20, 2018

You need an attorney who specializes in Title IX work. Your daughter has certain rights that can be enforced through the Title IX process.

Do a search for “Title IX attorney San Francisco” and that should be a good place to start.

I’m sorry this is happening to you daughter....
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Q: hi i want to sue my county and i need a lawyer to help me do so

i want to sue for harrassment/ sexual harrassment, hurting me mentally, domestic violence, bullying, discrimination, and negligence.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Sep 19, 2018

You need a lawyer in your county... and you have to put them on notice and file within 6 months

I am in Palm Springs

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: What can we do against a false allegation of child sexual abuse (Abuse of a minor by a minor)?

My sister-in-law claims that my son, who is 15 years old has sexually abused her youngest daughter who is 5 years old after having had a one-on-one conversation with her and having taken her to a psychologist. She has threatened us to legally proceed against our son and us, and she will go as far... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light answered on Sep 7, 2018

Hire a criminal defense attorney. There is no recourse against a false accusation except defending yourself unless your son is the victim of intentional misconduct. It would be a very difficult case to claim that a 5 year old was intentionally lying and that a psychologist was intentionally lying.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: My neighbor is a minor and is pregnant with the baby of a 25 year old

She is 16 years old and she is due to give birth in December, however they have recently gotten engaged. There is a huge age gap but it seems that they’re planning on keeping and raising the kid together so I’m not sure what to do in terms of reporting the incidence.

William John Light
William John Light answered on Aug 31, 2018

You can call Child Protective Services, or the police if you want to report it.

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Lady across the hall that's attracted to me come to my apartment one evening I answer the door in a T-shirt and fishnet

Underwear. She came in talked for a minute at the door then she left did I break any laws

William John Light
William John Light answered on Aug 2, 2018

It sounds like a crime against humanity. No, wait, I meant indecent exposure. https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displaySection.xhtml?sectionNum=314.&lawCode=PEN

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: How can I ask out my intern without being reported for sexual harassment?
William John Light
William John Light answered on Jul 5, 2018

Why don't you ask your HR dept. what they think of your idea? If you like your intern that much, quit your job, then ask him/her out. What you are describing is per se sexual harassment. Power disparity, ability to affect the intern's career. No decision your intern makes can possibly be... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Aside from reporting it to the company, what should I do if I get sexually harassed by an Uber driver?
William John Light
William John Light answered on Jun 15, 2018

Get out of the car. Tell the driver to stop whatever is offending you.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Former boss is blackmailing me into lying to his lawyers.

I provided text messages to HR which proved that me and a former boss had a relationship that had soured which in turn caused him to lay me off and not find me another job when the account closed. He is now accusing the company of wrongful termination and claiming the text messages I provided were... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light answered on May 23, 2018

Call the police make a complaint for extortion. Do not lie to your company or the police.

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: I'm romantically interested in a coworker, but paranoid that if I ask her out I'll get accused of sexual harassment.

How should I go about it safely?

William John Light
William John Light answered on May 18, 2018

Quit your job and ask her out.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Is live streaming a person during a sexual intercourse illegal without his permission?

I Had invited to my girlfriend's a few days ago, noticed her phone placed in my direction like she was going to record. So I went to reach the phone but she didn't let me. Realized something's wrong and heard beeps. Long story short she was facetiming our intercourse with his guy friend. I'm not... Read more »

Alex Ozols
Alex Ozols answered on May 5, 2018

Absolutely, call the police ASAP.

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment and Criminal Law for California on
Q: Can you be penalized as an adult for being affiliated and supervising mild intimacy between minors?

26-year old filming a social experiment for a 17-year old friend who goes up to strangers and gets consent to kiss them. The strangers kissed were under the age of 18 and the minimum age kissed was 15.

Edit: This social experiment was initially made for fun and has not been shared... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light answered on Apr 24, 2018

Minors cannot give consent to the release of their images in still or video photography. I assume that you do not have their parents' consent, either. As a result, I don't believe that you have an enforceable right to use your filming and are open to potential lawsuits from the guardians of these... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI, Personal Injury and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Can I request that my DUI case be dismissed or "dropped"? What are my options? What can I do at this point?

Over 5 years ago, I was arrested for a DUI and I was under the age of 21.

I'm originally from another state and I was visiting CA when the arrest happened.

I've tried to go to CA multiple times and even tried to live there to take care of the situation.

At my initial... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Apr 23, 2018

A LOT MORE INFO IS NEEDED.

YOU CAN ALWAYS MAKE ANY MOTION BUT I DOUBT YU WOULD PREVAIL ON THIS.

IF YOU PLED I ASSUME YOU HAD A PRIVATE LAWYER OR PUBLIC DEFENDER? THUS YOU HAD REPRESENTATION.

YOU MUST COMPLY WITH ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PROBATION.

IF YOU WERE...
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