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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: How much time will a person get if they commit robbery moving employees to another room

My friend was found guilty for committing a robbery at a Taco Bell one charge of was kidnapping because Chloe‘s was moved from front restaurant to a room then left there after trial jury found I pray guilty for all seven charges most charges have since trial been dropped five of them were dropped... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 31, 2020

MORE INFO NEEDED.

THE BEST PERSON TO DISCUSS A HYPOTHETICAL MATTER, UNTIL ALL FACTS SURFACE, IS YOUR LAWYER.

THAT PERSON HAS ALL THE FACTS AND KNOWS WHAT THE DA IS LOOKING FOR AND WHO THE JUDGE IS.

I BELIEVE MOST JUDGES WOULD IMPOSE A PRISON SENTENCE WITH THE LITTLE INFO YOU...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Employment Law for California on
Q: Background check with expunged misdemeanor conviction on IT feild.

I had a misdemeanor conviction 8 yrs back in CA, the record is expunged and I now wanted to get into a job.I want to know the chances of clearing background check with the record expunged. I'm so confused with the comments and blogs on internet, whether it really shows up on background checks after... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 31, 2020

Expunged records shouldn't show up on a background check because legally they don't exist.

But sometimes they do.

In these cases, it is even more important to have a reputable background checking agency, with a history of good candidate experience, as your trusted partner....
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Agricultural Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: A farmer forced out of business gave the quad to my neighbor no bill of sale we hooked it up to a trailer to fight fires

We desperately need it this year but the sheriff's department took it because it wasn't registered in my neighbors name is that legal and no it wasn't stolen it was given to us by a farmer they had to go out of business and the sheriff's department did a search and seizure without a warrant and my... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 31, 2020

were you cited for it? or just confiscated?

more info needed.

though it probably should have been registered, if you went to court and presented this info to a judge i don't think you would be punished.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Agricultural Law for California on
Q: Does a Kawasaki 360 quad used on a farm as a firefighting implement pulling a trailer does it need to be registered

our quad that is not registered in the state of California and is used as a firefighting implement on a property was taken by the sheriff's department because it wasn't up to date on a registration is that legal

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 31, 2020

i believe it does.

are you just labeling it for firefighting or has it been used for that in the past.

how old is it and how many times has it been used to fight fires?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Can employer be held accountable for employing someone they know engages in child exploitation but has not been convicte
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 30, 2020

much more info would be needed.

how did you learn of this?

do you have an obligation to say something?

what kind of exploitation? sexual? physical?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: How can my boyfriend go about asking for immunity if he has been arrested for a 187 case?
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 30, 2020

much more info needed.

you should retain or get a court-appointed criminal defense lawyer who will be given police reports etc and based on that s/he can better address that.............

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: How can I access police body cam footage of myself?

they eventually let me go with no charges but I believe I was apart of police brutality

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

more info needed.

normally you would request of arresting officer or DA and if that does work you wou8ld make a motion to the court for it........but this is a no filing.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I got a citation for loitering for prostitution in fresno ca and besides my 3 speeding tickets I got throughout the

years this is my first offense with the law on the citation the court date is 6/29/20

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

more info needed, including a question.

either hire a private lawyer or request a public defender be appointed

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for California on
Q: Can a person with a domestic violence charge 20 years ago purchase a gun in California?

No jail time served. Pleaded guilty, had a fine and short probation. All this was around 20 years ago.

William M. Weinberg
William M. Weinberg answered on Mar 27, 2020

No. Federal ban is lifetime so it overrides California law.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: What if I'm not sober injecting meth obviously incompetent these attorneys are taking advantage of me. Can I suspend bar

Justice my criminal history is evidence. Can you pro bono a attorney for me legal aid.

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen answered on Mar 25, 2020

I am sorry but your question is just not understandable. If you have a criminal matter the court will appoint an attorney to represent you. If you have a civil matter, it is unlikely you will find an attorney to work for you for free unless it is through a local legal aid clinic. If you have an... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for California on
Q: in Riverside county my boyfriend and i have a cpo he cant be around me and has to do classes for violation of cpo order

in Riverside county my boyfriend and i have a cpo he cant be around me and has to do classes for violation of cpo order what can i do to remove the ceo i didn't request it the court did. and remove his sentence of classes

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 23, 2020

are you still with boyfriend?

living with him?

the person that knows the most about the sentence is the lawyer who represented you...ask him/her if the CPO can be removed/?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Can a person in california, while in the act of committing a felony, become a victim as a result of their crime?

I served 13 yrs. In state prison, after a jury convicted me. But the D.A. never brought the victims, felony involvement, into the trial. In fact, he underplayed their role in this supposed crime. Causing me to be found guilty. Im now seeking expungement, or relief.

William M. Weinberg
William M. Weinberg answered on Mar 21, 2020

I can’t begin to imagine what the actual facts are, but, if it involves you I would suggest talking privately to a criminal defense lawyer in your area.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for California on
Q: Do you deal with CPS cases because this stupid app won’t let me ask my question

My grandson was injured while visiting family on his father side and being left in the care of his other grandmother while my daughter napped in the same house confident in the fact that she did not create this injury my daughter voluntarily took a lie detector test which she failed because she... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 21, 2020

more info needed and more clearly explained

however, i don't deal with CPS which is normally more family law-oriented.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Internet Law for California on
Q: If I lost $90,000 to a Nigerian investment scam. Is there anything I can do to get my money back?
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 20, 2020

more info needed.

however, chances are NO............

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Is it possible my boyfriend in jail for pc187a can ask the d.a or his attorney for immunity in such a case?
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 19, 2020

much more info needed.

you can always ask but before you do anything discuss with your lawyer

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: If police department rented a motel room for a sting operation and had an informant call me there to manufacturer

fraudulent payroll checks and was let in to the room by informant after knocking on doors. Can I be charged for a residential burglary, due to commiting a felony in a residential dwelling? And receive a strike?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 18, 2020

more info needed.

that is a question that should be asked of the lawyer you retain or who is appointed by the court and who has ALL the information/evidence to make a determination.

i would think there would not be a burglary

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: My boyfriend is in jail for pc187a. The d.a supponead me to court I didnt show up. Are they making a case against me ?
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 17, 2020

more info needed.

it is hard to say without more facts.

chances are they are looking at you as a wit to his case.

i would contact the lawyer representing your boyfriend for guidance...if there is no conflict.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: My boyfriend was first incarcerated in Valley State Prison on November of 2018 due to penal code 187(A) as well as 2980

as well as 29800(A)(1) and was given 3-4 years but last week he was told by an officer that he had an arraignment. He was then located to Twin Towers County Jail. When I searched up his charge level it states that it is “ Other “ , what would this be about and will he have a sentence reduction... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 15, 2020

more info needed.

where did you see the Other term?

the best thing to do is to pose this question to the lawyer who represented him on the case. They will know all the terms and conditions of the sentence.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Real Estate Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Managment of a apartm fordged my signature also they are keeping my deposit un lawfully

Im in orangevale Calif

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 12, 2020

more info needed.

however, your easiest solution is to sue in small claims court.

before filing send a self serving letter setting forth ALL the facts including your previous demands for money and send a copy to yourself. Then attach that letter to the small claims suit.

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Personal Injury for California on
Q: I was drugged and the person wouldn't call for help for me, and he would not let me to call 911. I think I was dying.

I got a very bad reaction to the drug. I had a seizure, I was hallucinating, lost contentiousness and my body got paralyzed. I don't know where my case fall into.

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene answered on Mar 12, 2020

You most likely have a case against the person who drugged you. Did you report it to the police and was the person arrested and charged? Does the person have any assets. A lot of questions need to be answered to see if you have any kind of case. Call some personal injury attorneys as a starting... Read more »

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