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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: How to handle a out of state warrant for charges you didnt rly do

Got caught with residue of drugs but only used a meth tester on them n charged me with cocain heroin n meth charges out of know were n lied to make a deal to become a c.i but kept changen there anser when I ask about when I do the job for then what happens to me

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

more info needed.

you have to deal with the criminal charges in the court where they took place.

i trust you had a lawyer at the time and that is the person to whom you should inquire............

or set up a free consultation with a new criminal lawyer in that area. ...or...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: What to do when sheriffs swat team fail to provide bodycam video and audio from all officers from day of home raided

I did a motion to compel discovery and officers and district attorney faild to provide body cam footage which I believe would prove my innocence of felony charges due to the investigator failing to remember the firearms were in a locked safe with a pad lock on it which no one had a key to so... Read more »

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

much more info needed.

hopefully, you have a lawyer.

i would have included in the motion picture of the box showing not wood and that lock broken by police.

if that judge didn't rule for you have you considered appealing that ruling?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for California on
Q: is filing a demand for a bill of particulars in a federal case valid?
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Aug 30, 2020

Read the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. You will find out why people hire attorneys to do that, drink lots of coffee first, they are a little dry. There is a TOC that should take you to the particular rule.

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: Scared to pull over after a minor car accident because of possible violent reaction from the other person involved.

Let's say I got in a minor car accident and the other driver is acting angry and possibly violent. Could you keep driving (essentially making it a hit and run) because you felt unsafe to pull over and get out of the car? Is there a legal way to do this? Like calling the cops to explain the... Read more »

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Aug 27, 2020

"Assumptions are the mother of all Foul ups." If you are assuming that the other driver would react violently and just take off, you are at fault for a hit and run. BUT, if you pull over with your windows up and the other driver makes any kind of overt act of violence, you would be... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Car Accidents, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Scared to pull over after a minor car accident because of possible violent reaction from the other person involved.

Let's say I got in a minor car accident and the other driver is acting angry and possibly violent. Could you keep driving (essentially making it a hit and run) because you felt unsafe to pull over and get out of the car? Is there a legal way to do this? Like calling the cops to explain the... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 27, 2020

MORE INFO NEEDED.

IF YOU DON'T STOP IT WILL BE HIT AND RUN.

CALLING 911 ASAP AND EXPLAINING WHY YOU DID NOT STOP AND WHY YOU ARE

AT X LOCATION WOULD HELP.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for California on
Q: Hello my name is Erik, I’m 16 years old and I’m thinking about becoming criminal lawyer. I wanted to know steps

I wanted to know steps of becoming criminal lawyer and with details.

Thank you

Steven Lance Bynum
Steven Lance Bynum answered on Aug 25, 2020

The steps to becoming a criminal lawyer are the same as the steps to become any other type of lawyer. You need to go to law school. Depending on your state and your goals, there are many avenues to get there. For instance, I went to graduate school and got my masters degree prior to going to law... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: I believe my neighbor is holding a woman against her will. This started twelve weeks ago. I have been informed it could

Be intercranial audibale torchure. What can I do about this, and how long can someone be incarcerated for, for committing such a crime? Anyone who can help me with this horrible problem, please reach out to me. I have PTSD and night terrors due to this inciden(s)?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 22, 2020

CALL THE POLICE AND LET THEM INVESTIGATE........

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Communications Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for California on
Q: Will I get in to trouble?

My ex from 2015 has his electricity account using my email. I have called him multiple times to change it as well as emailed the company. Nothing has happend. I want nothing to do with him. Could I get in trouble for using the email to log in to his account and changing the email myself? I would... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi answered on Aug 20, 2020

Who knows what the future may hold? I don't have a crystal ball that will tell me what could happen at some time in the future.

Sometimes the only way to get something done is to do it yourself. As long as you don't impersonate someone else, or misuse another's identity for...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: Can I have my former landlord thrown in jail if he openly admitted he's throwing my mail away?

Additional info requested:

No contract with landlord.

Have no reported to police, was unsure of what to do first.

I was renting a living room , paying monthly, receiving mail and could not afford rent due to unemployment wage cuts so I left. I asked my former landlord to... Read more »

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

MORE INFO NEEDED.

I ASSUME YOU DO NOT HAVE A CONTRACT WITH THE LANDLORD?

YOU NEED TO REPORT TO LAW ENFORCEMENT? I ASSUME YOU HAVE DONE SO AND THEY ARE GIVING YOU A HARD TIME BECAUSE YOU ARE NOT A LISTED TENANT?

LAWYERS ARE USUALLY RETAINED TO REPRESENT SOMEONE WHO IS...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: I'm looking for a case where importing meth from Mexico was dropped to a simple possession
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Aug 7, 2020

MORE INFO NEEDED.

NOT SURE HOW YOU WOULD LEARN THAT AND EVEN IF YOU DID IT WOULD NOT MEAN ANOTHER JUDGE WOULD HAVE TO FOLLOW THAT VERDICT.

DO YOURSELF A FAVOR AND MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH A CRIMINAL LAWYER IN YOUR AREA OR ASK THE COURT TO APPOINT A PUBLIC DEFENDER.

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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Being followed by same guy in same car while jogging ?

I go on my jog and I’ve been noticing this man following me around for months now when I start my jog and even when I jog even across town even in completely different neighborhoods, he’s even came up to my house and made you turns and I have no doubt he’s been following me and I I seriously... Read more »

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Aug 3, 2020

This is a matter for the police, if you are being stalked. Take photos of the man, his car and the license plate; or write down the plate number and get a good description of the man, approximate height, weight, age, race, hair color, type of clothing, make and model of car, time and places where... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: How do federal prosecutors decide which fraud cases to prosecute? Does amount stolen go into their decision?

Ignoring the question of whether or not the intent to defraud is there, would they bother going after someone for, let's say, $200 stolen?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 27, 2020

more info needed.

the best advice is to contact a federal criminal lawyer in your area. Most will give you a free consultation.

there are many things considered in state cases and I assume it is true for federal.

it is fact based....but fraud is fraud and it is criminal

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Military Law for California on
Q: If I claim to be a veteran in order to obtain a discount from a company, would that be considered stolen valor?

If its not stolen valor, would it be a violation of any other law? Sources would be appreciated. Thank you.

Sabra M. Janko
Sabra M. Janko answered on Jul 16, 2020

Even if it is not stolen valor, if you are not a veteran it would be fraud.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Appeals / Appellate Law and Legal Malpractice for California on
Q: I was found NOT guilty of F CA pc§273 by a jury. Just saw a letter from a CO admin saying I was in prison for F CA pc273

(says 1,000 characters? )

This case is a complete judicial hissy fit retaliation for an over zealous peremptory challenge & setting precedent in a unique law.

I have the Filed jury verdict form stating I was found Not guilty of felony pc273. The pc120x.(?) 90-day-op admin CO... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 4, 2020

more info needed.

i am confused with the facts.

you should write out a detailed summary of the facts and contact a local lawyer for a consultation, most are free.

OR better yet, contact the lawyer who represented you.

s/he will be able to explain what happened and have all the facts.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Tax Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: What happens when somebody spends somebody else's unemployment benefits that where obtained fraudulently?

Let's say a Person A files for unemployment benefits but doesn't have an address so he has them sent to Person B's address. Well then when the unemployment benefits arrive in the form of a debit card to Person B's address, Person B decides to go ahead and activate the card and... Read more »

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Jul 3, 2020

It is against the law for an attorney to counsel someone on how to evade the law or commit a crime. Perjury is a crime as is subornation of perjury. In your scenario, A has committed a crime by falsely applying for benefits, but if he never worked then he did not amass the required quarters of... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: I made a mobile check deposit but the funds werent going to be released until days later but i needed the money.

So i called my bank to cancel it and they said if i cash it somewhere else the mobile deposit wont go through so ill be fine, i cashed it at a PLS store and days later the funds were released to me on my bank account so i got the money twice. A week later PLS sends me a letter saying I have 10 days... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 25, 2020

more info needed.

you knew you collected the money twice and should have taken steps to address that when you got the money a second time.

i don't think there is a time excuse available.

i would contact a criminal defense lawyer asap and make arrangements to correct the...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Am I able to file a lien On somebody’s car if they purchased the vehicle with Money that they stole from my apartment?

Somebody that I’ve known for years and I thought was my friend ended up coming over to my Apartment the other evening, and my “Ring” doorbell camera recorded them picking my front door lock, entering my apartment, And stealing $20,000 in cash From me plus several expensive devices from me,... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 25, 2020

more info needed.

however, you should report to police and see a lawyer........not necessarily in that order.........asap

I would think if they admitted to you they would be willing to turn title over to you. Is that correct?

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Constitutional Law for California on
Q: How can and has the federal government been allowed to strip individuals of their 2nd amendment rights?

If those are Natural rights and not privileges, and the Constitution doesn't give the federal government the power to strip rights away, how have they been able to justify doing so, even with a felony conviction?

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

more info needed.

the state and federal government have created new laws either by legislature or case law.

what they have done is to limit possession in public and for felons... often at all times.

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 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.

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