California Questions & Answers

Q: My boyfriend has a domestic no contact order from 2 years ago. How do I get the no contact off?

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for California on
Answered on Apr 16, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed

are you the party he is to stay away from?

i would think the fastest things would be to talk to the lawyer who represented him.

the matter would have to be put on calendar and then a motion to remove the stay away order.

Q: How and can I get my dog back that I relinquished to animal services?

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for California on
Answered on Apr 16, 2019
William John Light's answer
It's not your dog anymore. You would have to go through the normal adoption procedures that everyone else does.

Q: Is there a way my boyfriend can ask to be seen by a judge to lower the bail(which is extremely excessive for his crime)

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Products Liability and Admiralty / Maritime for California on
Answered on Apr 16, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.

you need to retain a private lawyer or request a public defender.

move to put the matter On Calendar for a bail motion.

Q: SB 1437 petition for vacated sentence I filed had the wrong box marked describing conviction. Refile petition?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Apr 16, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
much more info needed.

what did the DA or criminal clerk say?

ask the lawyer that represented you as that person has all the info.

Q: How do I proceed with signing up for a law apprenticeship in Los Angeles California Are any attorney’s accepting stude

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Tax Law for California on
Answered on Apr 16, 2019
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
Although you have mentioned several legal terms commonly used in the legal profession, this is not a legal question; it is a personal question involving education.

You might want to use Google to locate one or more law firms or other places that might offer the kinds of educational services you are looking for.

Q: I am joint owner with my nephew (age 54)of a family home. I want to sell, he doesn't. Can I gift him my half?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law and Tax Law for California on
Answered on Apr 16, 2019
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
Yes, you can give your interest in the property to whomever you desire. However, you can also sue your nephew and probably force a sale that way. This might be the best way to sever ties with your nephew because the net amount of money received from the forced sale would then be divided equally between you and your nephew. Hire a lawyer.

Q: Is the employer responsible for employee's damages for his rental unit leased under company name without permission?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for California on
Answered on Apr 16, 2019
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
1. If a former employee falsified a lease without permission from the owners of the corporation the corporation may have a viable cause of action--if the unauthorized act caused actual damage to the corporation.

2. If your S corporation's bank accounts have been levied it must have been the result of a lawsuit against the S corporation; and if that is true then the corporation--not you--must have been served with the summons and complaint.

Q: I work at walmart, and I was on medical leave for one year do to my disability. I am schizophrenic. And I have returned

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination for California on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
Neil Pedersen's answer
Unfortunately it looks like your post was not complete. We therefore do not have your question. Generally know that being terminated while out on disability leave is not per se unlawful. However being terminated under such circumstances certainly raises several red flags of possible unlawful conduct by the employer. It would therefore be wise for you to locate and consult with an experienced employment law attorney as soon as possible to explore your facts and determine your options. I...

Q: I am being sued for a vehicle I have never owned. What do I need to do to make this go away?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Civil Litigation for California on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
William John Light's answer
Sounds like you need to hire an attorney. You have the opportunity to defend yourself and prove that you have no liability. You are blowing it by not responding to interrogatories in a timely fashion.

Q: Did I make a mistake? I left my husband almost a year ago to move from cali to Ny.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for California on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
Andy Cook's answer
I need more information. Where was the divorce filed, or has it been filed. You mention "divorce agreements" but I'm not sure what that means. How long have you been married and when did you start the 401K?

Q: A CA corp files inflated Mechanic's Lien on Owner. No 20 day notice or contract. Corp files dissolution. Lien dissolved?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for California on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
William Earl Winfield's answer
Not automatically, but you have a good defense. The lien will expire if no lawsuit is filed to foreclose.

Q: After being deported with the 10 year bar for charges under the influence and under posesion 11550 can i go back to usa?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for California on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
Hector E. Quiroga's answer
Hard to say, given the facts provided. It depends on the substance and how much you had. 11550 must be a statute, but you don’t say for sure or, if it is, in which state.

Q: A week ago I have submitted offer on short sale in which it was accepted. Just recived addendum from seller stating that

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for California on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
William Earl Winfield's answer
You may need the prior purchaser to sign off on the sale. That can be done in escrow.

Q: can I sue for medical malpractice a wound that won't heal due to the negligence of hospital staff over 40 years ago?

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for California on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
William John Light's answer
You are well past the statute of limitations for something that happened 40 years ago. In California, a medical malpractice lawsuit must be filed no later than three years after the date of injury or one year after the plaintiff discovers, or through the use of reasonable diligence should have discovered, the injury (whichever occurs first). Code of Civil Procedure section 340.5. leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displaySection.xhtml?lawCode=CCP§ionNum=340.5

It is possible...

Q: I live in Ca. & my dghtr, (w/our leashed Puppy), rang a d/bell & was greeted by a pitbull taking our dogs neck swinging

2 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for California on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.

what were you doing at the house?

were you invited?

trick or treating?...........selling girl scout cookies.....

in other words were you invited there?

i would contact an accident lawyer in your community for guidance.

Q: Cancelling a lease agreement.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Contracts, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
FYI, this is a free online legal forum established to allow members of the public to ask general legal questions to experienced lawyers who volunteer their valuable time to do so. Your important small business question should be directed to your business lawyer. If you have not consulted or retained a business lawyer you are encouraged to do so--before you make mistakes adversely affecting the future of your valuable small business.

Q: Can I file small claims for other than just money?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for California on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
If you cannot find the defendant then why not try seeking an order requiring defendant either to show up or show cause whey plaintiff is not entitled to keep the solar panels? It just might work...

Q: I am being subjected to elder abuse by my live-in caregiver.

1 Answer | Asked in Elder Law for California on
Answered on Apr 14, 2019
Jeffrey Louis Gaffney's answer
If you cannot just fire the caregiver,ort if she won't leave and no one in your family will help you, then you can ask the court for help.

A court can grant a Restraining Order for Elder Abuse. You start by asking for a Temporary Restraining Order at the court house, then, if it is granted, it lasts for three weeks until you actually meet the judge so that both parties can explain the situation to the judge; the caregiver will be there too. The judge will then decide whether or not to...

Q: How can a judge preclude evidence of a police officer that is related to a gang member that was murdered?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Apr 14, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
much more info needed.

it is hard to understand the issues without more info.

chances are the police do not know you are innocent and really believe you are dirty somehow.

i am sure you have a private lawyer or court-appointed lawyer and you should pose this question to them as they have all the info or access to all the info

Q: Why didn't the DA know I wasn't In Prison? And why didn't they help me figure it out? Can they be getting paid for it?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Answered on Apr 14, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
MUCH more info needed.

i would think if you have a PD that your questions should be addressed to him or her as they have ALL the facts

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