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Jacob Iraj Kiani

Jacob Kiani’s Answers

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  • I have been given Informal Diversion and Dismissal vs. Trial involving a misdemeanor charge of battery on a playground.CONTINUED

    I did not plead guilty and after compliance with my informal diversion the case is to be dismissed. The Arrest alone brought up a red flag with the Cal. Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Therefore, the arrest alone WITHOUT a conviction is a clo...

    Jacob’s Answer

    What was your question?
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  • How does one report a union for poor practices/theft?

    so i had a seasonal job that is lasting a month and a couple weeks, and i received a letter in the mail from the union representing our store telling me i had to pay them 50 for initiation, and 46 for the month and 46 for any other month going for...

    Jacob’s Answer

    Make a formal complaint to your union and to the CA Labor Commissioner

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  • Should I pay the sign on bonus that I never received according to this contract? I have not received a penny of the bonus yet.

    If I fail to become an employee of ABC for any reason by the later of DATE, or alternate start date acceptable to ABC, I will repay the full amount of the signing bonus I receive (the "Total Signing Bonus") which, in the absence of manifest erro...

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    Agreed. I'm amazed at how many people sign things when they don't even really know what they are signing.

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  • What action can I take? Employee rights? Whistleblower? Unsafe workplace?

    I was working at my job and a friend of my boss was intoxicated. He verbally threatened me and proceeded to call me outside to beat me up. My bosses were standing right there and did nothing. I was so scared I had to call the police. I made a repo...

    Jacob’s Answer

    Not enough facts given here but could be a negligence claim, failure to adequately supervise the employee, retaliation, and wrongful term

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  • How are employment settlements taxed?

    I recently received a $30,000 wrongful termination / discrimination settlement award. My attorney took the case on contingency and will keep 40%. How will I be taxed? On the entire $30k or just on the $18k that I will keep? We don't own a home ...

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    You must pay ordinary income taxes on a court settlement.

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  • What dose question of law mean in this " Whether a statement is material in a given factual situation is a question of law."

    what does "question of law" mean in this sentence out of the penal code?: "Whether a statement is material in a given factual situation is a question of law." and what does factual situation mean? what does the whole sentence mean?

    Jacob’s Answer

    I just want to say that I love your question and how you phrased it, as well as the context.

    A question of law is simply one that the trier of fact is not asked to answer. The jury or judge, in a bench trial, is the trier of fact and makes the determination as to which facts are found. A question of law is: given those facts, what does the law require in that set of factual circumstances that the jury or judge or a dryer of fact found to be true.

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  • Is it legal for a state employer to furlough a temp & notify by e-mail vs sending notification through the US mail?

    My employer sent me an e-mail stating I was being placed on furlough which was supposed to be for less than 30 days, since the 30 days have passed, I have not heard anything from my employer for over 6 months other than an overpayment of my last c...

    Jacob’s Answer

    Given the facts you have provided here, it appears that such action would be lawful unless the state took the adverse employment action against you and furloughed you due to your membership in a protected class. You would have to show that the state had a discriminatory animus because of your protected class and took the adverse employment action against you due to that animus.

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  • Can I Rent A Billboard And Put My Husbands Mistress Photo On It With Her Name and what she has done

    I live in pa and she loves in Florida.

    Jacob’s Answer

    You can do whatever you want but that doesn't mean you should.

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  • What will happen after I got caught shoflifting.

    I am 15 years old. Got caught stealing at walmart, it added to $300 worth of stuff. The cop said that I will get a letter in the mail with my court date. What happenes after that? How long does it take to get a court date?

    Jacob’s Answer

    You should retain a criminal defense attorney that handles the defense of juveniles.

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  • I want to no about the ALTERNATIVE Custody PROGRAM for Women?

    How long do you stay in jailFor?

    Jacob’s Answer

    Can you be more specific? Where did you hear about this program?

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