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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: My love agreed to a plea which it was doing 3 years in county. 2 weeks later he got transfer prison?

We are really confused of why it was change ? Can they do that?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 16, 2020

more info needed.

this is a question you should pose to the lawyer who represented him.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: If you hire a criminal attorney shouldn’t they get you a better deal then what was offered to u at time of arraignment?

My husband is being given the same amount of time a year and a half later of when he was arrested and his lawyer is telling him to take it. Shouldn’t the attorney have made some kind of difference in the case ?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 16, 2020

more info needed.

but a private lawyer does not guarantee you a better "deal", tho that is often the case.

the results are controlled by the facts.......some are worse than others....prior record? who is the DA? who is the judge? has the defendant or his/her lawyer pissed off the...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Employment Law for California on
Q: Can I sue my company if I never received bonus/raise & vp stole money from company?

The Vice President controlled all aspects of accounting so no one else was able to check what she was doing. We never received raises or bonuses while she was here. We later found out she stole alot of money from the company. Can I sue the company I still work for?

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen answered on Jan 16, 2020

If you can prove you earned money that was not paid to you, then you could bring an action to collect those contractually owed amounts. However, you cannot sue a company for not giving you raises or bonuses that were not contractually due to you. Nor can you sue the VP who stole money from the... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for California on
Q: My bf and my roommate fought on the freeway and I want to know the worst-case-scenario outcome for my bf.

I was not there. Bf drove my car. He and roomy argued. Roomy demanded to be let out, middle lane, many cars, going fast - request not yet possible. Roomy put car in park and turned off ignition, and doesn't let bf put it back on; bf flails and does what he can to try. Roomy pins bf's arms and neck.... Read more »

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

more info needed.

the case will be fact based..........what can they prove?

it sounds like self defense up until there was a cease fire and your boyfriend reinitiated the fight.

contact a criminal lawyer and write down the facts as they are fresh in his mind now but may not...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: How do I get free help? A department of human assistance investigator is coming after me.

Because of there mistake

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

more info needed.

you need to contact a lawyer right away.

this is not something i handle.

maybe try legal aid and if criminal charges are filed use the public defender.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Family Law for California on
Q: Do I have a case - deformation if character? Gf’s ex-boyfriend is lying to his lawyers about me and our relationship

My gf’s ex-boyfriend and father of her 5 year old is asserting to his lawyers via email that he knows I’m abusive and of the abusive nature of our relationship. He has lied several times to his lawyers about my gf in order to defame her and bolster his case for full custody of their child.... Read more »

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

MORE INFO NEEDED

YOU SHOULD PROBABLY SEND A COPY OF THIS TO HER DIVORCE LAWYER.

IF CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES CONTACTS YOU SHARE WITH THEM.

MAYBE START A DIARY OF ALL THE NEGATIVE THINGS HE IS DOING.....AND IF KIDS ARE HURT, WHAT HAPPENED.

TO SUE FOR DEFAMATION OF...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: I believed I'm involved in an entrapment case (string operreation) where law enfiorcment are trying to imprison me

Drewgarcia3017@gmail.com

669-204-4623

William M. Weinberg
William M. Weinberg answered on Jan 15, 2020

Consult a local criminal attorney in person and don’t publish anything about the case here.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I got caught at school with vape products and did not receive a copy of my citation until I went and asked for it.

I went into the bathroom for 2 minutes and when i came out of the stall from taking a piss, the other kids in the bathroom were being searched, I tried to leave but I got searched as well and caught with an empty thc cartridge and battery. Neither of my parents were in town when this happened so my... Read more »

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

more info needed.

i assume you are commanded to appear in Juv Ct?...if they file.

you can either come in with a lawyer or ask for a public defender to represent you.

you should avoid vaping as there is some evidence that it is harmful.

1 Answer | Asked in Admiralty / Maritime, Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for California on
Q: I need an attorney or to find out what organization handles maritime offenses for unseaworthy repairs that were hidden

I purchased a vessel out of a shipyard that had promised me a bottom job on a documented u.s. coast guard vessel. The vessel when I was taken to see it had the laminate structures completely ground down two to three layers of the outside layer of a cord vessel hull I was told I would receive an... Read more »

Tom Evans
Tom Evans answered on Jan 14, 2020

This is potentially a mixed question of maritime law and contract/consumer protection. The U S Coastguard in your District (there are 13 or so spread across the US depending on what State you live in) local office of marine safety or the marine safety officer at your District MIGHT be... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I've been charged with 10885, has something to do with a rental car. I paid for the rental 3900+ $? What do I do?

There were extenuating circumstances, I filed two incident reports and had the vehicle towed to the nearest hertz car rental at the airport. However the staff could not unlock the trunk where my wheelchair was located nor return my wallet or cell phone located in the cars secret panel behind the... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 14, 2020

more info needed.

were you in accidents?

did you take out insurance or have it on another car?

when you went to car rental did you turn in or take it back?

i would think a car dealer of the same brand might be able to help you.

if a repossessor is involved i...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Criminal Law for California on
Q: Am I capable of sending a demand letter to someone who has frauded me online?

If someone scams me online for virtual currency, can I send a demand letter to get him to recompensate me?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 13, 2020

more info needed.

yes you can send a demand letter yourself...however it probably will not be successful.

if what s/he did was criminal then contact law enforcement.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: can i get a paraphernalia charge dropped after i admitted to possession? Did the sheriff do a bad arrest?

my brother calls me asking me to go out back in the alley and come look check out his car he recently purchased...i sit in the passenger seat ,my brothers in the driver and his friend is in the back seat.Roughly 3 minutes later a police squad car stopped behind us and the officers tell my brother... Read more »

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

more info needed.

share all this with your attorney either private or court appointed.

i would think the DA might reject this case as to you.

when they charge in situations like this it is usually for POSSESSION not ownership.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Felony probation and got a new case

My boyfriend is on felony probation. He was walking home from his friends one day and 3 guys started chasing him with a gun he started running for his life and jumped a fence to knock at home and ask for help but he was charged for trespassing and got a violation of probation for getting arrested.... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 11, 2020

need more info

yes to both but not guaranteed, it is fact dependant............

get a lawyer to look at the facts...........

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Is there any recourse against a person filing false harassment charges & attempting to get a restraining order on me

me, then plaintiff’s attorney quickly dismissed the case without predujice.

-I had never seen nor met the person.

-There were never harassing emails or phone calls, nor texts or letters.

The plaintiff and woman committed perjury.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 11, 2020

More info needed.

if they committed Perjury then see if the police or DA would get involved.

it sounds like they are probably missing a few marbles, and often people like that do not have assets.

thus if you hired a lawyer on an hourly the likelihood of getting any money...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: I'm at ccb court house in los angeles.

I'm located in downtown los angeles CCB court house.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 10, 2020

if this is the appellate question, i don't have info on LA appellate attorneys.

though i practiced there 25 years ago, i don't have any up to date info.

i suggest you either ask your lawyer or check via the internet if my sources can not direct you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Appeal ab109 discharge probation. Vandalism I just wrote on a wall with a marker los angeles. It's a misdemeanor/ticket

Lead me to legal aid ability to assist me with this appeal case.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 10, 2020

Appellate attorneys are a lot harder to find for pro bono legal work.

since I don't know what court you are in, I have given you info for our local courts in the greater Palm Springs Area.

maybe calling them will lead to an appellate attorney.

Desert Legal Services...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: My sister was arrested and her charges are ridiculous and not what was committed, what do we do?

Her charges are crazy and she a first-time offender

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 10, 2020

the first thing is to NOT discuss on an open forum like this where info can be used against her.

Next, hire a lawyer or request a Public Defender and explain in detail to him/her.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Family Law and Criminal Law for California on
Q: Custody question - potential felon vs kids 6 and 7 year old. California

My ex is potentially being charged for a felony, (waiting arraignment) to which I have been identified as a witness. He doesn't see our Kids often, no custody orders as he's never been around, now he is insisting on seeing the kids? What do I do? He said there's no court stipulation that says he... Read more »

Mike Darlington
Mike Darlington answered on Jan 9, 2020

Lots of questions need to answered before can make a cognizant response. Were you and ex married? If so were the custody issues handled as part of the Judgment in the divorce? If not did he sign a Voluntary Declaration of Paternity for each child? Is he on the birth certificates?

The...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Can I dropped the charges again my daughter for battery

The police made a report and want to precede with this but I don’t want to she is 15theen

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 7, 2020

more info needed.

the victim is technically the People of the State of Calif so it is not up to you to drop.

you can advise the DA it is your desire not to prosecute or better yet hire a lawyer to do so.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: Defendant answered plaintiff’s Requests for Admission without the defendant’s verification. What can I ask the court?

If the defendant could not verify, may I ask the court to consider that the defendant admitted all the contents of the plaintiff’s Requests for Admission?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 7, 2020

much more info needed.

this is probably the type of case you should have the assistance of a trial lawyer.

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