R. Tamara De Silva’s Answers

R. Tamara De Silva

Chicago Civil Rights Attorney.

Contributor Level 3
  1. Charges?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Christine C McCall
    2. Slavik Steve Leydiker
    3. R. Tamara De Silva
    3 lawyer answers

    In California it is a crime to record or eavesdrop on a telephone call without all the parties to the phone calls consenting to the recording. California's wiretapping statute, like that of many other states, applies where there is a reasonable expectation of privacy on the part of the people conducting a conversation or having a communication-such as in your case. You can file a complaint seeking criminal charges but it is less than likely the state will pursue criminal charges. For more...

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  2. Can i prevent a neighbor from entering rental property to socialize with renters?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Eric Edward Rothstein
    2. L. Maxwell Taylor
    3. R. Tamara De Silva
    3 lawyer answers

    The renters have a right to have guests on what is during the term of their leasehold, their property.

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  3. Do marital rights discriminate against single people?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Philip W. Mason
    2. Maurice N Ross
    3. R. Tamara De Silva
    3 lawyer answers

    It is a great question. Is the right to marry a civil right? There is wide disagreement about whether or not it is and whether it should be considered a civil right.

  4. I contacted my elected officials to help with issues with a federal agency. and they failed... HELP

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. R. Tamara De Silva
    2. Christine C McCall
    2 lawyer answers

    Without going into specific facts on a public website-which is not wise, it would help to know the name of the agency and in general terms what relief you are seeking.

  5. Can I be sued for a bad review placed on this site?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Harry Edward Hudson Jr
    2. Christine C McCall
    3. R. Tamara De Silva
    3 lawyer answers

    It depends on what you wrote and without knowing more specifics, it is not possible to answer. Your opinions in general are not libelous unless they suggest criminal activity (there are a few other exceptions) on the part of the lawyer or otherwise take the character of allegations of fact which are not factually correct.