plaintiff ordered to pay defendant attorneys fees at trial court. Plaintiff appealed for "abuse of discretion". Appellate court affirmed trial court citing no abuse of discretion and awarded respondent "costs" of appeal. plaintiff now threatening to appeal any costs or attorneys fees from the... Read more »
Unless there are some important facts left out of your question, you should simply ignore his threats. An appeal does not stay execution on a judgment. Obtain a writ of execution, record an Abstract of Judgment, and start levying on his property and bank accounts. If he wants to stay your...Read more »
Depending on how the process is administered and what part you're selected for, you could raise your concerns with court personnel processing jurors when you arrive for duty. Additionally, judges will generally screen jurors with preliminary questions. You could raise your concerns then....Read more »
I was assaulted by the guards producing bodily injuries. And because I blow the whistle there was abuse of my due process and there was a malicious prosecution under color of law and on 5-9-19 my case was dismissed. Can I sue the County
You can sue the guards for assault and battery if the charges against you were dismissed. The time within which to do so is short, so you should contact a lawyer with experience in civil rights cases to guide you through the process. You could also sue the county which employed the deputies. A good...Read more »
Me and wife were served a summons for a civil lawsuit for an outstanding hospital bill from 10/13. We have no assets, don’t own our home and I am on SSDI wife is unemployed and has pending SSDI claim. We have no way of paying this. Is it in our best interest to file a response to this summons or... Read more »
You appear to have a viable defense. The statute of limitations is 4 years on a written contract. Code of Civil Procedure section 337. Whether or not you agreed to extend the statute or it has been tolled by your progress payments is unknown....Read more »
On the basis of two of the frivolous calls I was arrested and spent the night in jail. The charge was meritless and was dismissed. After the fifth 911 call, the police warned the false reporters to stop making unwarranted 911 calls or they would face legal consequences. Do I have any legal recourse... Read more »
A stadium (70% public, 30% private ownership) has been hosting electronic music concerts that use amplified sound. These concerts can last for up 10hrs/day for 2 days at a time. Adjacent to the stadium, there are several residential high rise developments that house ~900 people within 400 feet of... Read more »
Those are very high levels, and it is unlikely they actually comply with a rational noise ordinance. Even if these levels are compliant with the local ordinance, that would likely not be a definitive bar to a nuisance action. A successful nuisance suit could result in an award of damages and an...Read more »
If you signed a written contract with Bannerbit Online Advertising get it out and read it very closely. If the contract says they can do what they did to you, then you are done. If you do not have a written contract then you are also done.
Your question is somewhat confusing, but I will try to sort it out. I am assuming that you are looking for a lawyer to oppose a conservatorship (or a conservatorship proceeding). If the person in question still has his/her faculties, and does not appear to need a conservatorship, then it would...Read more »
He admitted to the Fed judge after I was awarded Pro Bono atty to help me submitted False Declarations under pen of perj from employees who later admitted to lying. Submitted Declarations about supervisors forging signature of other clients happened regularly for many years.
As in any civil suit, one of the elements of a claim is damages. As I understand your question you have already gotten your money back, so unless you can prove other damages, like intentional infliction of emotional distress (very difficult) you don't have any damages, and therefore no case....Read more »
Quarter of a miillion in stocks and a nice mobile home that after executer/ domestic partner passes away gets sold split between her two sons and me and my sister (which executer sold and gave us none of us nothing) we Trusted her ,(my mom will said if anyone trys to change my will gets nothing,... Read more »
That is, does the crime become a crime when they filed the pleading or on the date of the signature in the pleading. Who prosecutes these crimes the city attorney, the district's attorney or the attorney general of the State? I know they seldom do it but if a person would like to pursue it who... Read more »
They weren't able to book me for a municipal code violation. I was released almost immediately however I had to wait 5 days to get my belongings. My laptop and tablet were safely stored in my backpack which was crushed by a garbage truck. I was told by the officers present that I have a claim. They... Read more »
Attorneys are not mandated reporters of suspected financial elder abuse. As well, our ethics rules do not follow the American Bar Association ethics rules all other states follow that allow for more attorney action. Our rules on this subject can be found here:...Read more »
and he have commented with bad filthy comments on me and my wife. And he have used my family photos. I have 3 minor children and worried this person will do something bad to me and my family image. I need help or advice to stop this person miss using my family photos in Social Media in unethically... Read more »
I own a company that was turned into a corporation. The shareholder owns 80%. This shareholder also owns his own company in the same industry so it betters his chances at booking jobs. He is withholding information on clients and not giving any information to them or my self on where abouts. Some... Read more »
This free legal advice forum is intended to help consumers better understand common legal terms and to explain general legal principals and procedures to non-lawyers interested in understanding more about the law. This forum is not the place to seek free legal representation in ongoing cases, nor...Read more »
I received a Summon and responded by filling out form PLD-PI-003 denying all allegations, filed (Los Angeles Country Superior Court House) and registered forms before mailing to Attorney. I received a 2nd Notice (Request for Admission) and responded by denying all allegations. I once again, filling... Read more »
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