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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Cp

If a minor under the age of 16 sent themselves naked to a adult or another minor and the minor who received the explicit pictures and videos encouraged it and didn't report but told the minor to do more inappropriate things who is gonna face punishment the child who sent a explicit video or... Read more »

John-Patrick Mullen-Lujan
John-Patrick Mullen-Lujan
answered on Jan 30, 2023

It is a violation of the law to send intimate/nude photos and videos to someone when the person sending the images is under the age of 18 years old because it is considered "child pornography". That said, this kind of violation generally goes unfiled. It is more common that a person who... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Criminal Law, Family Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Can i sue the sheriff dept. if im there to pick up my child without my id but my info and picture are in their data base

The mother of my kids got arrested with her 14 year old runaway from group home and my 2 year old with no car seat. The car was a rental and she hadn't returned the car. She got arrested for embezzlement. I arrived at the scene about 10 after. The cops were still trying to figure out what was... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 16, 2023

YOU CAN ALWAYS SUE ANYONE FOR ANYTHING...........

THE REAL QUESTION IS CAN YOU AFFORD IT, AND WILL YOU WIN?

I DOUBT IF A LAWYER WOULD TAKE THIS CASE ON A CONTINGENCY

AS A RULE, THE PARTY WITH THE MOST MONEY HAS THE ADVANTAGE AS THEY CAN PAPER THE OTHER SIDE WITH SO MANY...
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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Criminal Law for California on
Q: If a person was told they are going to be facing a federal indictment, and the person has been in custody

approximately 10 months and there still is no indictment. Well, what does this mean?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jan 10, 2023

more info is needed.

they can't keep you in custody and not have pending charges filed.

there must be other cases/charges with which the defendant is dealing.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: What can my boyfriend do about his parole and this parole officer that is causing drama? He is very disrespectful.

My daughter's father is facing 10 years on parole and he has been through 3 different parole officers in the last 3 months. This new parole officer is very rude, very disrespectful, manipulative, falsely accuse him of stuff that he is not doing, disrespectful towards his own family and is... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Dec 30, 2022

MORE INFO IS NEEDED.

DISCUSS THIS WITH THE ATTORNEY OF RECORD.

THERE ARE DANGERS TO "BEEFING" THE PAROLE OFFICER, AND YOUR LOCAL ASSIGNED LAWYER IS IN A BETTER POSITION TO KNOW WHAT IS HAPPENING THERE, THAN A STRANGE LAWYER IN PALM SPRINGS.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: What can my boyfriend do about his parole? He served his time and we need to know why is he on parole serving time.

My boyfriend was accused of a crime that he did not commit and served all of his time in prison which was seven to eight years. He was released on October 23rd of 2019 and he was released on parole and is wearing monitor. He along with his family wants to know why is it that he is even on parole... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Dec 30, 2022

MORE INFO IS NEEDED.

THERE IS NO WAY YOU WILL BE ABLE TO KNOW/SHARE ALL THE INFO NEEDED.

THE BEST PERSON TO ADDRESS THIS IS THE LAWYER WHO HANDLED THE CASE.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Hi I have a friend in prison for up to a year. There is no evidence to the sexual assault that he was charged for.
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Dec 17, 2022

You should take this up with the attorney who is defending your friend.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Can any other law agency have me arrested without a warrant signed by a judge?

I have been arrested four times now without a warrant signed by a judge taken to jail held up to a year without ever being taken before a judge in court.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Dec 12, 2022

were you on probation or parole?

otherwise to enter your home, a warrant is needed.....absent your ok.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Is it legal for any other agency to sentence me for a crime after I been sentenced without ever going before a judge

I have been on probation for a number of years now and recently I keep being told I must do things that were never on my sentence and probation order. And have been told my sentence was changed. Without any court action or my knowledge.

Dan Moseley
Dan Moseley
answered on Dec 12, 2022

In actions by government agencies, particularly courts, some hearing or review process is usually required.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: My son was arrested for murder but there was no murder weapon the murder haappen over 1 month and.he was arrested yester

The person that was murdered happen over a month ago and they barley arrested him yesterday.on a murder charge what will happen to him if they have no weapon just him being accused

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Dec 7, 2022

TO INTELLIGENTLY ANSWER YOUR QUESTION, A LAWYER WOULD NEED TO HAVE ACCESS TO ALL EVIDENCE/INFO.

THAT WOULD INVOLVE READING POLICE REPORTS AND TALKING TO THE DA.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for California on
Q: What Federal Statute to use for Motion to Vacate/Expunge Arrest off of My CJIS,DOJ, CORI of an Arrest with No Conviction

18 USC 499, Arrested, No Plea, No Highest Offence Level, Nor Conviction, No Pending Counts. I was released on my own recognisance. I have the PACER Docket 3:92-mj-04824-HRM; Case# 92MJ04824, The Original Case happened in 1992, but was DISMISSED BY ORAL MOTION OF GOVT, ON 11/1/94 By Magistrate Judge... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Dec 1, 2022

I DON'T HANDLE FEDERAL.............

YOU CAN ONLY EXPUNGE A PLEA/CONVICTION............

THUS IT WOULD BE MORE COMPLICATED AND I SUSPECT COSTLY.

IS COST AN ISSUE? IF NOT I WILL TRY TO RESEARCH IT............WHERE WAS FEDERAL COURT?

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Small Claims for California on
Q: Can I sue my former lawyer for not representing me properly which ended with a conviction for a crime that never occurre

I had a little accident in my home when I was trying to make my own dab (honey oil) because I was using it for my ptsd and it’s really expensive! There was a tiny fire before the authorities arrived but I had extinguished it immediately. There was no fire or damage to my house but they still... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Nov 14, 2022

you can always sue anyone for anything.............the issue is whether you would win and whether you could afford to retain a lawyer or find a lawyer that would take the matter on a lien.

you may also consider making a motion for a new trial.

i had previously not finished my...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, DUI / DWI and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: I had a police officer cover up a felony hit&run didn't write a report or file 1.. did not arrest or dui test person

Responsible for causing 2 people injuries & 15000 property damage. Dmv was never notified no charges on person responsible.. I requested a report to be filed twice and police denied me.. now I can't take person to ourt to fix my totaled truck... if the tables were turned I'd be in... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Nov 14, 2022

you should contact a local PI lawyer to guide you.

your lawyer should press the police and DA to file if there is evidence.

obviously, if you had insurance you would put it through that carrier.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Is it legal to arrest me on charges, I paid bail for both charges, but only arraigned on 1 of them?

I was arrested after bogus charges were filed and warrant was issued. The cops staged a standoff situation by surrounding my gf apartment, with ~15 officers, 2 k-9's and a helicopter overhead, spotlights all over the apartment, before they even attempted to make contact by knocking at the... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Oct 29, 2022

more info is needed to clarify the facts.

however, it sounds like what they did was within the law.

i would have told you not to make waves and ask for property back....you just wake a sleeping dog.

make an appointment with a local lawyer or Public Defender to go over the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: How much time does one may have to do if they are being convicted of counterfit cards?

Trafficking, Production, and Use of Counterfeit Access making equipment

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Oct 24, 2022

It depends.

what courthouse/Judge/DA?

prior criminal history?

who is your lawyer?

any attempts on your own to show you are a good person? ie Rehab?

result of abuse issues (alcohol/drugs)

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Can you do an expungement for a federal dui?

My sister was at Yosemite and she was caught passed out drunk in her vehicle. They want to charge her the following: CHARGE: OPERATING OR BEING IN ACTUAL PHYSICAL CONTROL OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, OR A DRUG, OR DRUGS, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF, TO A DEGREE THAT... Read more »

James R. Dickinson
James R. Dickinson
answered on Oct 4, 2022

Hire a lawyer and fight the charge. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: What to do when you have just found out you have only 4 months to file a big and maybe federal wrongful death suit?

My husband died, Navy, training accident. 2004. Found out about 10 years later, it was a lot worse than I was told. I wasn’t sure where to go to get help and I want sure of the statutes etc. I ended up finding out that our daughter can still file. Because she was so little when it happened, she... Read more »

William John Light
William John Light
answered on Sep 19, 2022

Find an attorney familiar with the Federal Tort Claims Act. Every case is different. How much someone else may gotten has no relevance to your daughter's claim.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Libel & Slander and Family Law for California on
Q: Can a social worker ignore an expungement and say that someone never got their record expunged even if they did.

My kids were taken away because a social worker said I wasn’t within my right to decline a drug test because I am a felon with a narcotics offender title, even though I have had an expungement for 12 years. She said I don’t and that I still have it on my record and took my kids away because of it

James R. Dickinson
James R. Dickinson
answered on Sep 18, 2022

More information is needed. Speak with a local attorney. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: If someone confessed a serious crime to me, was violent &threatening towards me, what legal options do I have
James R. Dickinson
James R. Dickinson
answered on Sep 15, 2022

I won't speak to your situation. But if a crime has been committed [against you], then you can report that. If you've been harassed, as that term is defined in CCP 527.6 & 527.9, then you can seek a civil harassment restraining order. The CH-100 form states it this way:... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Can I ask someone for their lawyers information or contact number?
James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Sep 14, 2022

You sure can. If a lawyer is actively representing a person, that attorney must be on the papers filed with the court. However, keep in mind that you cannot access confidential attorney-client information.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for California on
Q: Do i still go in for booking from cite and release if theres no case or citation number entered by my court date?

I got a cite and release back in june for petty theft. it is now September and i have a court date a week from now. The box “booking is required” is checked on my citation ticket. Searching on the court website, my citation nor case number have been found. I was told that my county system is... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Sep 13, 2022

You should show up on the date you were given.

When you appear before a judge, you will be given an opportunity to ask for a public defender to be assigned to you. Or, you can retain the services of your own attorney to appear on your behalf. Make sure you take a note pad with you, and be...
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