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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: I'm a homeless individual residing at a shelter/hotel due to covid 19. Can a security guard legally body search clients?
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jul 1, 2020

You question is ambiguous, because I don't understand what you mean by "body search". If that means to search you for contraband, such as items the shelter's rules may prohibit you from bringing into the shelter, then the answer is yes, you can be searched for prohibited items... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: I hired attorneys not sober I got evidence cant I suspend their licences bar. They took advantage of me stole money.

Should I notify fbi or cops to incomphiscate incarcerate them all. They stole alot of money from me doing white collar crime fruad scheme. Civil rights where can I hire a pro bono attorney at.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 28, 2020

more info needed.

if they did something criminally wrong you should call the local police

AND The State Bar of California.

the Bar will investigate and take their license if warranted.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: I need a civil attorney to file a claim under color of law 1983 claim

in 2011 the county department of children's services in Los Angeles listed my name on the caci and deprive me of a hearing in the dependency children's Court to defend myself against the allegations that the department accuse me of and I wasn't even a party to the case it was my... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jun 26, 2020

There is a recent case involving a lawyer who had the same thing happen to him. You need to contact a good civil rights lawyer who can take on this fight on your behalf. There are so many great civil rights lawyers and law firms in the Los Angeles area more than capable of handling this kind of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: How can I get my constitutional rights and human rights restored after being removed by overzealous retaliatory actions

I am unable to get unmonitored cellular,cable or DSL service. My electronic communications and photos are censored and even my web hosting and DNS service is "reprovisioned" and redirected. I'm refused paramedic treatment and treatment at my regional trauma center. (I was called a... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jun 26, 2020

You need to contact a good civil rights attorney immediately. If this has been happening for such a long period of time, you will have to explain why you have not taken this step long ago. It just may be that the statute of limitations, which sets out the time within you must act on your own... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Civil Rights, Elder Law and Legal Malpractice for California on
Q: Is it legal for a public defender to blatantly make the case for the other side?

We contested the personal and financial conservatorship of my mother. During the hearing, our court appointed public defender who spoke to my mother once, without me, totally made the case for the other side. Her speech definitely convinced the judge to grant conservatorship. She did not represent... Read more »

James Edward Berge
James Edward Berge answered on Jun 25, 2020

Your experience is not unusual. It’s not the job of the public defender to contest the conservatorship in all instances, especially if it’s clear to the PD that the need for a conservatorship exists based on personal observation, a review of a doctor’s capacity declaration, interviews with... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Internet Law for California on
Q: Looking for any laws passed on September of 2002? Where do I search?
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jun 24, 2020

You can start your search on the State of California Legislative Information website here:

http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/home.xhtml

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: What can you be charged with if you do not wear mask per the June 18/20 CDPH Guidance on "must wear face coverings"?

The California Department of Public Health issued a GUIDANCE on June 18/20 stating that "People in California must wear face coverings..."

- Is a GUIDANCE the same and an Order or a Law?

- Can police enforce this guidance?

- What can you be charged with if you do not choose to wear a mask?

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Jun 20, 2020

The new orders issued yesterday and today from the Office of the Governor now create a state-wide mandate for the use of masks in public places. This means if you are over 2 years old (because if you are under 2 you cannot read the Order) you have to wear a face mask, waiting in line to enter a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for California on
Q: The Lawyer will be able to walk you through that. Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 16, 2020

Part of your post may have accidentally gotten cut off in the process of uploading. You could try uploading again.

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Can i record an abstract on a partial judgement on reserved issues that hasnt been finalized

I recorded a partial judgement on reserved issues that wasnt the final judgement ....what should i do?

Nathan Wirtschafter
Nathan Wirtschafter answered on Jun 14, 2020

Generally, an abstract of judgment is issued and recorded on the final judgment.

However, in certain circumstances, the clerk of the court will issue an abstract on a partial judgment. See Lucky United v. Lee (2010) 185 Cal.App.4th 125, 131, 142 (clerk issued abstract of judgment and...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: Is it still a hit and run if a person pulls a gun on you an you just tell them your name as you leave to safe place?
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Jun 13, 2020

From your question it seems that you were involved in some kind of traffic collision, and when you went to talk with the other driver, he pulled a gun on you, so you fled. I have to say at first blush, that seems like a pretty reasonable reaction to me. To cover yourself, you need to report this... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Banking, Business Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: I purchased my prom dress in full cash, but they said no refunds however it’s been two months since I was supposed to ge

I paid in full cash in March and it was supposed to be picked up my mid March but then everything closed, they now want me to pick it up but prom is over and I was supposed to receive it months ago. How do I get my refund.

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jun 11, 2020

If they refuse to give you a refund even considering you were never able to use the dress and they failed to deliver when it was due, it seems you have at least two choices available to you. 1. Take possession of the dress to use at a later date, or so you can sell it to someone who can later make... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Civil Rights for California on
Q: If I hit a side walk and telephone pole can another person stop me from seeking medical help?

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Mr. Hudson Thomas Bair
Mr. Hudson Thomas Bair answered on Jun 11, 2020

I would encourage you to contact a local lawyer and have a meeting to discuss the facts of your case. If you were over the limit, involved in an accident and fled the scene without leaving your insurance or other contact information you are going to need a lawyer to defend you. Quite likely you... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Elder Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: does the police or sheriff dept have the right to allow volunteers to investigate without a court order in my home

in riverside they are claiming listening devices and spiritual eyes from a certain church that they can see in my home and they have probable cause to watch,as well they are monitoring my bank and finances and they left drugs in my home i reported this to police by giving them the bag of meth...i... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jun 10, 2020

More information is needed in order to respond to your inquiry. Any lawyer would need the full context of what you are talking about. The few details you have provided are insufficient to permit me to offer any kind of reasonable advice. Prepare a full chronology of the events starting at the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: Can an HOA force residents to wear face coverings inside areas used to access private residences because of COVID-19?

I live in an urban community of ~250 units in downtown San Diego, CA. Our bylaws allow unrestricted "ingress and egress" to the units. Can the HOA force residents to do things in common areas that MUST be used to access private residences? The talk has mostly been around elevators and stairwells

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Jun 8, 2020

It isn't the HOA that is requiring the face coverings, it is local ordinance, and State law.

Sheltering works, hygiene works and masks work to slow the spread of a disease. Are you in favor of spreading disease? You obviously don't believe in COVID, what is the downside if you...
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3 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Copyright, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for California on
Q: I'm interested in becoming apart of the class action suit I've definitely used it and understand now
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jun 7, 2020

If that's the case, then make a claim through the class action claim's administrator. There should be a web site where you can do that.

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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: I got fired for standing up for my community this week stating Black Lives Matter. Can I sue?

I got fired for standing up for my community this week stating Black Lives Matter.

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Jun 8, 2020

Typical lawyer answer: It depends. On its face it certainly sounds like it could be unlawful discrimination on the basis of race. This includes protesting the racial harassment or discrimination of others.

It depends on what you mean by standing up for your community. If that meant...
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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for California on
Q: A complaint has been filed against myself and the company where I worked at. Should I accept joint representation?

I received an email from Red lobster saying that a patron has filed a complaint with the Los Angeles Superior Court. In the complaint, the patron has asked for judgment against Red Lobster, the general manager, and myself for negligence, the Unrue act, and intentional infliction of emotional... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jun 4, 2020

You should not hesitate to let Red Lobster have their attorneys represent you. As an employee who was working within the scope of your employment, they have a duty to provide you with a defense. You can bet they will have a good law firm retained for that purpose. You can start by preparing a... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Is it illegal to write on a flag in California particularly the system is broken
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Jun 4, 2020

I suppose it all depends on what kind of flag. Many flags contain all kinds of messages.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: Can I legally protest without my parent’s consent? I am 17 years old in California.
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on May 30, 2020

You can legally protest, but if you intend to go anywhere to do so, be sure to advise your parents where you are going and with what you intend to get involved. It is always better to show a level of maturity, and in many, if not most, families, it can be helpful to discuss your feelings either... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: If the police go to my former residence and ask where I moved to, does my landlord have to disclose my new address?

With or Without a warrant?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on May 30, 2020

MORE INFO NEEDED.

PROBABLY NO BUT WHY WOULDN'T HE COOPERATE?

THE POLICE CAN USUALLY FIND A REASON/WAY TO INTIMIDATE YOUR LANDLORD.

SOONER OR LATER YOU ARE GOING TO GET CAUGHT AND IT WILL BE IN YOUR BEST INTEREST TO TURN YOURSELF IN AFTER MEETING WITH A LAWYER AND SURRENDERING THROUGH HIM.

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