What course of action may I take as a victim of this abuse of the law? Am I able to sue the individuals and/or can they be arrested for lying to LE and their harassment?
answered on Mar 20, 2023
This is True. It is against the law to knowingly report a crime or file a false police report. Be aware that it will be your burden to provide the proof of the falsity--Law enforcement will not jump through hoops for you because they typically get many individuals claiming that a report was... Read more »
The building is Edwardian, 4 units, all-owner-occupied. The HOA President has become abusive in texts directed solely to me.
answered on Feb 25, 2023
Under California law, the responsibilities for maintenance and repair of common areas in a condominium complex are generally divided between the condominium association (HOA) and the individual owners. The specific requirements and obligations may be outlined in the condominium association's... Read more »
My partner and i have been severely harassed by our LL for months now. We've had our respective units broken into multiple times (video evidence of this), his employee banging on the walls and windows which I have audio recording of, his agent broke our bathroom window in Oct it has yet to be... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about the situation you're facing. If you feel like you are being harassed by your landlord's attorney, you may want to consider reaching out to a local attorney who specializes in landlord-tenant law. They can review your case and provide guidance on your legal... Read more »
the D. A. Filed a complaint wrong and The alleged offence went onto my background report and led me to lose my job.
answered on Feb 19, 2023
A lot more detail is needed to give you good advice. I suggest you contact a civil rights lawyer in your area as soon as possible. Before you do that, make a chronological summary of the events, copy all your documents, and take that material to the lawyer. That will serve two purposes. It will... Read more »
A text I sent to my manager reguarding my advancement in the workplace and my dissatisfaction in the scheduling was shared with the managers sister (also an employee) and is now causing drama and gossip in the workplace. I feel like my confidentiality was violated and I was curious if there was any... Read more »
answered on Feb 13, 2023
Yes your manager may show your text to another employee. There is nothing confidential about scheduling unless the reason for the scheduling request is confidential medical information, such as an illness or symptoms you are experiencing, or an injury you are suffering from.
Medical... Read more »
Is there anything we can do?
She has no involvement in the business and has reached out directly to his partner to speak lies on him. They have been in business together for nearly 2 yrs now.
answered on Jan 25, 2023
You could contact the mother in law and request that she stop calling your husband's business partner. If that does not work, you could hire an attorney to send a cease and desist letter. It sounds like there could be grounds for a defamation lawsuit based on slander.
Sensitive question. Please don’t remove because it’s literally a life or death situation.
I dated someone ( a franchisor ) of a multimillion dollar company that deals with children. One day I walked in on him raping a 9 year old . I reported him but I wasn’t taken seriously.he said I... Read more »
answered on Jan 23, 2023
If you have been served with the complaint, you should hire an attorney immediately. There is a limited time for you to respond to the complaint. If you do not respond within the timeframe, a default can be taken against you which cuts off your ability to defend the lawsuit. An experienced... Read more »
I have knowledge of the owner and all the workers involved.im tired of these losers I want my car back n they must pay
answered on Jan 4, 2023
Call the police. Sounds like you've been the victim of a crime.
My grandsons mother has alienated my son. Now she is beginning the hateful vicious lies about me. I am 66 years old. My grandson and I have a very close bond. He loves his grandma and I love him. His mother doesn’t seem to care about the abuse she is causing to her son
She does not... Read more »
answered on Dec 5, 2022
Yes, anyone can sue for anything at any time.
The issue, in my opinion, is whether you can find a lawyer to accept the case on a contingency. That means the lawyer would not get paid unless the case settles/goes to trial with a verdict for you.
I think you will have a difficult time... Read more »
At fault driver stated I hit him from behind.i researched area to find CCTV adjacent from seen shows him reversing into my vehicle
answered on Nov 27, 2022
contact a local PI/Negligence lawyer to see if the case meets his/her criteria.
were you injured or just damage to the car.
We rent in a area that has a hoa. Well it seems they don’t like renters, the management company that handles our hoa has been sending letters to our landlord accusing us of bringing criminal activity to the neighborhood. My boyfriend got tools taken out of his truck, we have it on video, but the... Read more »
answered on Nov 18, 2022
you should make an appt with a local attorney with HOA experience.
s/he can send a letter demanding a retraction and consider a defamation lawsuit.
if the facts are strong enough you might find a lawyer that will take the case on a contingency............can you tied in your med... Read more »
I received a letter from a lawyer, on behalf of the other party involved in the incident, claiming they were injured. They are lying. There wasn’t even a mark on their vehicle! And the policeman determined everyone was ok and cleared to leave the scene. What can I do to shut down these FALSE... Read more »
answered on Nov 10, 2022
You should tender the matter to your insurance company. They can likely appoint an attorney to represent you. Although there is no lawsuit yet, the fact that the other side already has an attorney and they are contacting you, indicates the likelihood the other party will pursuse the matter. If you... Read more »
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Fox News after lawyers for the network argued that no "reasonable viewer" would take the network's primetime star Tucker Carlson seriously.
Why isn't there a public disclaimer before the start of every show informing it's... Read more »
answered on Nov 1, 2022
i wonder the same thing.
it wouldn't hurt for someone with the means to take a crack at it.
it won't be cheap.
My son,s stepmother published online, in her published disertation, that she," experienced difficulties with the other biological parent, (me), owing to my mental health issues and alcholism."
I was recognised as the," other biological parent", owing to same surname.... Read more »
answered on Oct 4, 2022
Libel is a false written statement of fact that is published to third parties and which causes injuries to the person to whom the article was written about. For a per se case, the damages are implied due to the nature of the lie. There could be a few issues here. First, the statement may be true... Read more »
answered on Sep 28, 2022
are you sure it is the county and not an ID Theft?
contact your local police
I have a sister who has and possibly still is continually send damning messages to my wife trying to get my wife to divorce me, and saying and claiming things about me.
I would like to show some of these messages from my wife's phone, and see if something can be done.
answered on Sep 23, 2022
Talk with an attorney about your options, including, possibly, seeking a restraining order. [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... Read more »
Last year I went to jail for child abuse. It was lies! i never even been to jail before. Long story short I was working one day my ex was watching my kids and I came home from work and my youngest son had little bruises all over his legs and arms I was told that my other children which are the same... Read more »
answered on Sep 21, 2022
Claims for defamation can be difficult to get off the ground (due to protections related to free expression, etc.); that said, you may have a case. Additionally, if the behavior is abusive or harassing, you may be able to seek a restraining order. Speak with an attorney near you. [I litigate cases.... Read more »
He was sentenced yesterday to 20 yrs for domestic violence, I am the victim. Labeling him as a sex offender carries a huge risk for his safety, as well as my own. Is there any recourse?
answered on Sep 18, 2022
If it is a matter of public concern (as it seems to be) there are constitutional considerations. The statement would have to have been made with actual malice. It must also be provably false and that the news company either (1) knew it was false or (2) had a reckless disregard for its truth or... Read more »
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
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.]
Someone sued me and and accused me of doing something dishonest that didn't happen. They should have known better because we both had the same records and receipts from a job I did. I'm an independant contractor in a small community. If this gets out I'm afraid it will make it hard... Read more »
answered on Sep 1, 2022
Yes, unfortunately the litigation privilege is nearly absolute (rare exceptions relate to crimes, mostly), so something false said in a court document/complaint is privileged and shields the plaintiff from liability. However, if you win the lawsuit and can show the evidence that what plaintiff... Read more »
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