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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Thank you for your answer sir! No prescription, the drug was not mentioned. I had 2 in the car

But with that said, if they did find it in the car, which was absolutely totaled, there was 2 other people in the car and I am the only one to get a warrant.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 26, 2021

the driver of a car is presumed to have constructive possession.....this happens all the time.

make an appointment with a good criminal lawyer in your area.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: I found some references in The Recorder about hearings (1920's), where can I find the full case file?

I am a Ph.D. student who is doing research about counterfeiting and other crimes during the 1920s. I have found some references to the hearings in the newspaper The Recorder but I do not know where to find the full case file. I know some of them were held in San Francisco, I have read the Indexes... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 7, 2021

more info needed.

info, at best, would be on microfish...........you can call the clerk of the court and pose that question to him/her.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Can a Da.proscutore that was against you be your judge later down the road what are the stimulation of my rights for tha
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 30, 2021

ask that of your lawyer who has all the facts.

i suspect if it is mentioned to the judge s/he will recuse themselves.....otherwise your lawyer makes a motion

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Personal Injury, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Misconduct by the police

i am a African American Male 100% disabled. There are more details that I have not mentioned regarding the entire incident and things following.A couple of years ago while driving on the freeway I ran out of gas. I contacted California Highway Patrol to inform them that I had help coming on the... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 26, 2021

MORE INFO NECESSARY

YOU DID WHAT YOU SHOULD AND THAT IS TO "BEEF" THE COP BY REPORTING TO HIS SUPERIORS.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and Stockbroker Fraud for California on
Q: Who investigates false documents and fraud done to the deceased

Yeah because I have reason to believe that my father's name was changed my mother's name was changed and then they made everything look that way now people are benefiting from everything that's written on the story and then it appears that my father and my mother the identity was... Read more »

Joseph Abrams
Joseph Abrams answered on Jun 20, 2021

Most fraud offenses can be investigated by either local or federal authorities. If you have evidence of a criminal fraud or identity theft, you can begin by reporting that evidence to either your local police department of FBI field office.

- Law Office of Joseph Abrams, Anaheim, CA

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for California on
Q: Im 18 and pregnant. I got pregnant at 17. My boyfriend is 22 can he go to jail?
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on May 21, 2021

possibly, but I doubt it would happen.

if it was consensual sex and some time ago, though not technically legal, I don't think it would warrant jail.

you are still with him and he is supporting the two of you?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: Can I pursue federal court case against many neighbors engaged in harassment/threats of violence to family and I ?

Things started with neighbor whom moved out with harassment towards my family and I. A friend living across street from him then continued to do the same to us depriving us of peace in our own home. This is 24/7 and has been ongoing for over a year at least. Things have escalated, they’ve... Read more »

John Karas
John Karas answered on Apr 22, 2021

In order to file a lawsuit in Federal District Court, there has to be "diversity of citizenship" (meaning you live in 1 state while the defendants live in another). The amount of damages also has to be in excess of $75,000.

From what you've described, you have several...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: I have been made my first offer of 8 years instead of the mandatory minimum of 10. Should I wait or accept this offer ?

No further details

John Karas
John Karas answered on Apr 6, 2021

You are undoubtedly represented by counsel (Federal Defender) who knows the facts of your case, your prior criminal history, etc., which is the basis of the offer (plus there are Federal Sentencing Guidelines for different types of cases in Federal court). He (or she) is in the best position to... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for California on
Q: My ex was 31 and I was 17 and he kicked me out at 18 legally did he molest me? Was I even able to consent mentally?

So I was 17 and he was 31 when it started. I thought it was fine but there were red flags, I know I could call this in because I was used but I’m afraid of getting in legal trouble too, I didn’t know his card was stoll on my Amazon prime and ended up using it to make a large purchase (I was... Read more »

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 21, 2021

If you have not been contacted by the police yet, I would try to return the money as soon as possible. If you wait, it could help prove you intended to steal.

If the cops are already involved, talk to a local criminal defense attorney before you do anything else.

Good luck!

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for California on
Q: I, live in a Senior Citizens Sec 8, Apt. Apartment directly above mine usetlized for drop off/ pick up, drug smuggling,

Managers, know about it, but claim cannot evict because Covert 19,ban evictions. Is this true, and what are my renters rights? Thanks, Mary Bailey

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Mar 19, 2021

This is a police matter. Report the crimes to the police. BTW- this is an anonymous site unless you post your name, which is not advisable. Your LL could be reading this. Do not post personal information, including your name, address, phone, email address or YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OR BANK... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Domestic Violence for California on
Q: First time offense , no violent past ,

First offense , no violent record , charges are “corporal spousal abuse”? and kidnap??! Reason for these charges was because i had taken the keys from my fiancé who was at the time , under the influence trying to leave at 3am in her vehicle I was just worried about her safety , she tried... Read more »

John Karas
John Karas answered on Mar 13, 2021

I suggest you consult with and hire an experienced, reputable attorney in your area who handles domestic violence cases. By the nature of the injuries described, it may be filed as a felony. You have several potential defenses.

Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Will I go to jail for having a loaded magazine in my carry on bag? Fined? Will anything go on my record? Im scared
David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Mar 6, 2021

It is possible is unfortunately the best answer. Depends on the circumstances, the prosecutor's policies, and several other factors.

Speak with a local criminal defense attorney.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: If you got arrested for alien smuggling, but served no jail time and haven't received a court date, is it a felony ?

The border patrol in Arizona mentioned there was a charge but no information has been received regarding court dates or anything. Is it a misdemeanor, felony or something worse ? No prison or jail time was served, but is it something that has to be scrubbed clean or otherwise ?

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Feb 28, 2021

It is typically a federal charge and also a felony. Your record and various other factors can dramatically increase and decrease the seriousness. The fact that you are not currently in custody is good.

Good luck!

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for California on
Q: Can I take someone to court for ssi fraud?

I have had primary custody of my child since 2014, the child was living with me since 2013 and has specials needs. His mother has 0 contact besides an occasional phone call. 2016 she filed SSI and collected income for the child threw SSA. She collected several thousands of dollars none of it went... Read more »

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Feb 10, 2021

Call social security

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: If I hired a gov employee who was telecommuting and they worked for me on gov time. Am I liable for fraud conspiracy?

I knowingly allowed for this to happen. If they were to face time-theft related fraud charges. Could I be considered a conspirator?

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Feb 3, 2021

Unfortunately, the answer is likely yes they could file charges against you. They may not want to waste their time unless you got some money/value from the deal.

Good luck and don't write confidential details on a public forum.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Inmate at MADF. False reg. (borrowed car) Driving on susp. Out on bail w/ FTA. Bail now $210k plshelp!!! Probono needed!

Fiance out on bail for driving on susp. false reg. & evading (arr. date 8/1/20) And old possession charge from 2018 that has a 14mo conditional sentence pending..he had a FTA warrant for (8/1/20 case) so he fled again and then crashed. New repeat charges are evading, false reg., & susp.... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jan 13, 2021

MORE INFO WOULD BE NEEDED BY YOUR LAWYER.

HOWEVER, I WOULD SUGGEST HE ASKS THE COURT TO APPOINT A LAWYER......IT WILL EITHER BE A PUBLIC DEFENDER OR PRIVATE ATTORNEY WHO DOES A LOT OF CRIMINAL LAW.

THAT LAWYER IN ALL LIKELIHOOD WILL DO A BETTER JOB THAN A LAWYER LOOKING TO DO SOME...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: I gave court today at riverside county for 215 (A) but they never got me wi t h the car or I never got arested that day

I have a co denfend he got arrested that charger him for the same case but I got arrested 3 week later what can I do

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Jan 11, 2021

Talk to your local attorney.

In general, they do not need to arrest you or find you in the car, in order to charge you with a carjacking. However, whether they can prove it is another matter.

Good luck!

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: I need advice on what to do for my court date on January 4th, 2021. I have been charged with fraud and identity theft.

I'll try to make this as short as possible. My little sister called the cops on my mom for opening a credit card under her name when she turned 18 in 2014. I helped my mom open the card. My sister knew about the card prior but also was on meds that cause mem loss. My sister called the cops on... Read more »

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr answered on Dec 15, 2020

If your sister who is the complaining witness is dead, the prosecutor has no witness anymore. Don't worry and talk to your public defender next year.

Good luck!

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: I need help about fraud

Hello i keep my money in my moms bank account. I recently sent $500 to my friend.

My moms not reporting me for some reading she wants to report my friend. She wants to tell her bank my friends stealing. "Will my "friend" get introuble. As it is it shows my account with my... Read more »

Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon answered on Nov 30, 2020

It sounds like your mother controls your money, and she didn't okay you sending it to your 'friend'. Unless the friend obtained the money through fraudulent means, or took advantage of you to get it, it's not clear how the friend would be in trouble. If you are having second... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: A prosecutor ordered a stipulated protective order on a discovery for a federal criminal case. What does that mean?

Should the stipulated order be agreed with or should it be rejected? And what are the outcomes for either

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

more info needed.

did you have a lawyer? ask him/her

however, a stipulated order means that all sides have agreed upon it.

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