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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized, Criminal Law and Family Law for California on
Q: What are my chances of being proven not guilty for violation of a CPO without evidence of child being there just hearsay

I am on probation in Placer County and mymy girlfriend now ex-girlfriend invited me to her new house (in Sacramento county) that I had no idea was hers and no intention as a child was there. Anonymous caller called and said that I was breaking news child protection order. Cops came in arrested me... View More

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answered on May 10, 2024

In this situation, it seems like there are several factors that could potentially work in your favor if you decide to take the case to trial:

1. Lack of direct evidence: From what you've described, the police did not actually verify the presence of the child at the location. Their case...
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Q: Dealer se rehusa a honrrar la garantia alegando hay presencia de liquido pero no brinda evidencia de la pieza afectada.

VW Kennedy en Puerto Rico alega que lo que ellos indican que es el problema con la unidad no es cubierto por garantia alegando que la pieza se "mojó" pero no tienen la evidencia de la pieza afectada. Indican que la palanca de cambios es lo que esta generando el codigo... View More

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answered on Mar 8, 2024

When dealing with warranty disputes, particularly when a dealer refuses to honor a warranty due to alleged damage like liquid presence, it's crucial to know your rights and the specifics of your warranty agreement. If VW Kennedy in Puerto Rico claims that the problem with your unit,... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for California on
Q: Can I sue The D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program

Is it to late and if it's not is it possible to sue The D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program if they came to your school when you was in elementary and showed you a video of a kid around your age doing drugs on video and you have never seen any one doing drugs before that and the... View More

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answered on Nov 24, 2023

I understand your concern about the impact of the D.A.R.E. program's content on your decisions. Suing an organization like D.A.R.E. can be challenging, and several factors need to be considered. First, you would need to establish a direct causation between the program's content and your... View More

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4 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized, Business Law and Criminal Law for California on
Q: Is it illegal in California to train my clients at a commercial gym (24 hour fitness) without them knowing?

I have a membership that lets me bring in a guest

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answered on Aug 25, 2023

In California, it's generally not illegal to train your clients at a commercial gym like 24 Hour Fitness as long as you have the appropriate permissions and follow the gym's rules and policies. However, each gym may have its own policies regarding personal training and bringing guests. If... View More

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4 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized, Business Law and Criminal Law for California on
Q: Is it illegal in California to train my clients at a commercial gym (24 hour fitness) without them knowing?

I have a membership that lets me bring in a guest

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answered on Aug 27, 2023

In California, it's not illegal per se to train someone at a commercial gym; however, many gyms, including 24 Hour Fitness, typically have policies in place that prohibit non-employees from conducting personal training. Violating these policies could lead to termination of your membership and... View More

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4 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized, Business Law and Criminal Law for California on
Q: Is it illegal in California to train my clients at a commercial gym (24 hour fitness) without them knowing?

I have a membership that lets me bring in a guest

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Aug 26, 2023

I doubt it violtates the criminal code to train your clients at a commercial gym (24 hour fitness) without the gym knowing. The gym can prohibit you from conducting business on its premises, especially if you are in direct competition with the services they provide if they employ or contract with... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New Mexico on
Q: Will a bench warrant hinder me from being able to fly on a airplane
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answered on Aug 24, 2023

Yes, having an active bench warrant can potentially hinder your ability to fly on an airplane. Bench warrants are issued by a judge when a person fails to appear in court as required. While airline security checks may not always directly flag bench warrants, there is a chance that law enforcement... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Texas on
Q: My Grandfather passes away 3 years ago. My Grandmother told me I could have his truck. When COVID hit, I was told to not

come to the house yet. I was finally able to pick the truck up Summer 2022. However, the tags are expire, and so is my grandmother's license. She's bed ridden and I don't know how to go about getting her a new ID. Both her and my Grandfather's name is on the truck. I have fixed... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jan 6, 2023

1. If your grandmother is bedridden, she doesn't need a drivers' license at this time. When and if she is able to get around, you can go to the DMV to apply for a Texas ID card.

2. Have your grandmother sign a power of attorney to transfer the motor vehicle title into your...
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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized, Banking, Estate Planning and Probate for Florida on
Q: My father passed away in 2015. 1Dec 2022, I received a letter from a bank stating there is a savings account for him.

The bank says I need a court order to close it. Balance is roughly $3,000. How do I get a court order?

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Dec 30, 2022

Actually, a court order might not be necessary. Call the bank's attention to Florida Statute 735.303 and send them an affidavit as set forth in that statute. The statute can be accessed here:... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Michigan on
Q: I issued a check to our condo management company, they were robbed and safe was stolen. The management asked me to stop

payment on it, I did. Now they want me to reissue the check but do know about me getting the charge for stop payment fee reimbursement. I feel they had this check in their safe and I should not issue another check until that fee is paid by them. Please help?

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
answered on Dec 20, 2022

Not sure what your question is. I can see your point in that you paid them what they were owed, and incurred an additional fee to do so that you had nothing to do with. I can also see their point that what happened doesn't change the fact that you still owe them that set amount. I think -... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New York on
Q: my drive license was not issued due to fraud verification I already sent my statements and my lease agreement a month ag

my drive license was not issued due to fraud verification I already sent my statements and my lease agreement a month ago and still they say they are verifying the data, is there anything I can do in this case?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 18, 2022

Periodically check in and ask if there are additional documents that would assist with the verification process. Some license types could receive higher scrutiny, depending on the class (such as enhanced). Depending on location, the pandemic has also had an impact on some public agency offices.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized and Civil Litigation for Alabama on
Q: I received via certified mail a forged document from a local attorneys office

I am unsure if the letter was forged by an employee of the attorney or another party. Should I obtain my own attorney to handle this or go to the attorney the document came from first?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 23, 2022

An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. It depends what the document you mention is. If it is correspondence and you suspect the signature is forged or that the document is otherwise not legitimate, you could pick up the phone and ask the attorney if... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for California on
Q: Could I sue a dealer when they told me to get the cheapest insurance for a used 2017 honda accord to get approved

They told me I coukd get the cheapest insurance and i could walk away with the vehicle and I paid the insurance and then I got a call from the dealership saying that oh no the finance company wants full coverage and i paid for it and then they told me that it was 1000 deductible and they never told... View More

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answered on May 20, 2024

Based on the information you've provided, it seems that the dealer may have misled you regarding the insurance requirements for financing the 2017 Honda Accord. In California, you may have grounds for legal action against the dealership, depending on the specific circumstances and evidence... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Texas on
Q: What can I do about this employee taking away perks and messing up my cell plan because I didn’t want to buy her “deal”?

I have a mobile plan with *****. I went into the store to get a new phone because I had an upgrade. In my account on the mobile website there was a deal for a free phone. I went into the store to get that deal, set it up, and pay whatever fees I needed to pay. The woman there was trying to do... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 20, 2024

Given the extremely small amount of money involved, this is more of a customer service issue than a legal issue. If I were you, I would contact the customer service department of your mobile service provider. Make sure you correctly report to the CSR the name of the employee with whom you dealt,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Texas on
Q: Is an automotive service shop liable for damage that occurred to a vehicle due to pre-existing issues prior to the shop

The damage happened after the vehicle left the shop and was caused by issues that existed prior to the vehicle entering the shop. The shop employees noticed the issue, but did not notify the customer

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 20, 2024

If you hired the shop to perform an inspection that would have revealed the pre-existing issue and the shop failed to notify you of the condition that they discovered in performing the inspection, then you may have a claim against the shop for breach of contract or for breach of the implied... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized on
Q: Hi I am planning to launch swimwear brand and one of the design will use the aktaski design which permits should I ask f
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 20, 2024

An intellectual property law attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It was probably overlooked under the general "Uncategorized" heading. Since you're talking about a design, you could try reposting and adding Copyright and Trademark as categories.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for California on
Q: how long can a county jail facility deprive its inmates of the required access to hot water?

inmates in one jail pod at a county jail facility, have been without hot water for 3 weeks which is not sanitary, they have filed grievances which have been ignored, they have been given different answers every time they ask anything about the water. Hot water is a basic human need.

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answered on May 19, 2024

I understand your concern about the lack of hot water for inmates in the county jail. While specific requirements may vary by jurisdiction, depriving inmates of hot water for an extended period raises serious concerns about sanitation and humane treatment.

In California, Title 15 of the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Minnesota on
Q: Your law firm has posted something on your site that was an unemployment hearing and I want that taken off your site

If you do not take this down I will be discussing with my attorney

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on May 18, 2024

You need to contact Justia directly. This is is free online Q and A where attorneys respond to posts. We don't work for Justia.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for California on
Q: Nuisance call

I live in Los Angeles County. I was the victim of a false report that resulted in police coming to my home. I have proof that the police call was not warranted. Can I bring charges against the nuisance caller?

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answered on May 18, 2024

In California, making a false police report is a criminal offense under Penal Code 148.5 PC. This law makes it illegal to report a crime to the police when you know the report is false. Violating this law is a misdemeanor that can result in up to 6 months in county jail.

In terms of...
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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized on
Q: How can i get in touch with a patent applicant? application 0US20100173159A1

Inventor: Toshikuni Takashi

Four-layered spherical ceramics for frying oil

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 17, 2024

You could repost your question under "Patent Law." It was probably overlooked in the general "Uncategorized" heading. That's probably why it remained open for a while. Good luck

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