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  • Rear ended while stopped at a red light, causing me to hit the car in front of me. Person who hit me is uninsured. What do I do

    Asked by a user in San Diego, CA - almost 2 years ago.

    If you have uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage on your vehicle you can make an uninsured motorist claim with your insurance company. Many lawyers offer free consultations and you should talk...

    16 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Wrongful death suit against the driver in malibu

    Asked by a user in Malibu, CA - about 1 year ago.

    I am very sorry for your loss. You have your own claim against the driver for your injuries, any physical injuries and also for mental injuries/suffering from the incident. Your cousin's family (...

    12 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • I need to get my CA DUI expunged to apply for nursing school.

    Asked by a user in San Diego, CA - about 1 year ago.

    There are more affordable attorneys for misdemeanor expungements. Call around as many attorneys will give you a quote over the phone. You will still need to disclose the conviction to the nursing...

    11 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • I was tricked into transporting drugs without my knowledge!!!

    Asked by a user in San Diego, CA - over 1 year ago.

    If you had no knowledge of the marijuana you have a valid defense and are not guilty of the offense. You should hire a lawyer and fight the case as a conviction for transporting and/or possession of...

    10 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Do I have a case to go after the Insurance Company? I am willing to fax a copy of the policy to you.

    Asked by a user in San Diego, CA - almost 2 years ago.

    You should speak to some local personal injury lawyers as more information is needed to evaluate your case. Many offer free consultations and you should speak to some over the phone or in person....

    10 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • If this is my first time offense will I go to jail for a misdemeanor grand theft in San Diego?

    Asked by a user in San Diego, CA - about 1 year ago.

    Yes, a good criminal lawyer would likely be able to negotiate a resolution for you that would not require you to do any additional jail time especially since this is a first time offense. Many...

    9 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Will i go to jail for my first dui at age 20?

    Asked by a user in Oceanside, CA - over 1 year ago.

    It is highly unlikely you would receive any more jail time. The types of punishment you may be looking at are probation (up to 5 years), fines, DUI classes, possible public work service, and one year...

    9 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • What type of punishment am I looking at?

    Asked by a user in Oceanside, CA - about 2 years ago.

    A third time DUI conviction carries a mandatory minimum of 120 days of jail, plus you have a probation violation to deal with. There are ways to avoid jail and get alternative types of punishment...

    8 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Who is "the court" ?

    Asked by a user in Cathedral City, CA - about 2 years ago.

    The court means the Judge in this context. It could be an agreed upon sentence by the prosecutor and public defender/ defense attorney, but the Judge/Court is the one imposing and ordering the sentence.

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  • What is the likelihood of receiving no jail time if charged and convicted for felony grand theft?

    Asked by a user in Vista, CA - 5 months ago.

    It depends on a lot of factors, but with no prior criminal record and if you have the ability to pay back the $20k, this will increase your chances of negotiating a resolution that will avoid...

    8 lawyers agreed with this answer