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  • How do my monthly payments to a debt collector affect the SoL?

    My wife was rear-ended by a man with no car insurance back in 2008. We were left with $6000 in medical bills with no way at all to pay them. She was contacted by a debt collector in 2009 and we have been making small monthly payments ever since;...

    Kevin’s Answer

    making payments can be argued as a restarting of statute of limitations.

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  • Can a person find out who did a lien request on them?

    If I had requested a copy of a lien on someone at the Hall of Records can that person request to see who requested the lien? I would think that request would be confidential.

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    see my response to your previous question. anyone can request the information as it is a public record and you will never know who has unless they let you know.

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  • Is the prosecution allowed to use evidence obtained from a drunk witness upon questioning?

    A crime occurred and a guy who witnessed the crime was picked up by the cops for questioning. At the time the witness was questioned he was drunk.

    Kevin’s Answer

    this goes to the witnesses credibility. If he can testify that he saw something that was relevant then it comes in and your attorney can comment on his ability to perceive based on his drunken state, etc.

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  • Old landlord refuses the return of full deposit due to flooding caused by break in main line, not me. How do I get it? In CA

    The rental management company said that I caused the damage from flushing feminine products down the toilet, but I do not use them. I was also out of town for 3 days and came home to notice the damage to not only the apartment but to my belongings...

    Kevin’s Answer

    your remedy is to sue him in court for the return of the witheld portions of the security deposit.

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  • It's now 60 days after tentative ruling, and nothing has appeared in writing from Court. What now?

    Bench trial was had and tentative ruling issued at conclusion. Proposed Statement of Decision prepared by opposing counsel, and Objections filed. Both filed timely. It's now over 60 days from tentative ruling and nothing has issued from the Court,...

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    a superior court judge has ninety days to issue a written order after a matter is taken under submission i believe. call the clerk and check the alameda county register of actions.

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  • I had a limited civil case 2 years ago (a contract case) where I was being sued by a storage facility owner.

    2 years ago I was being sued in a limited civil court in a contract case by a storage facility and long story short I prevailed in the case, due to several affirmative defenses. I have the minute order from the judge ruling in my favor at the very...

    Kevin’s Answer

    you need to talk to a local lawyer who can review your case and your options.

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  • Can a person find out who did a lien request on them?

    I already asked this question but I wasn't clear on what I wanted to say. If I person (A) got a copy of a lien on person (B) from the Hall of Records can person (B) find out who requested this lien request on them?

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    THE ABSTRACT WOULD be recorded so the person if they searched title would see who recorded it and from what judgment it arose from.

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  • What will happen to me if I got a court date for driving as a minor without license

    im 17 and I was driving without a license or with a person with a license, I was turning and the police came up to me and stopped me because I did not have my lights on. He asked for my license and I said I didn't have one and I gave him all my in...

    Kevin’s Answer

    you need to hire an experienced lawyer to assist with this matter as it can delay your ability to obtain a license and could lead to custody.

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  • Writ of Possession for Real Property?

    I would like to know if I can use a Writ of Possession for Real Property to enforce a contempt violation in a divorce order? I'd rather avoid the "contempt" process if possible.

    Kevin’s Answer

    you need to have the attorney who has been representing you in the divorce proceeding evaluate the alleged conduct in light of the order which was signed by the parties.

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  • How long can a landlord collect on a Unlawful Detainer judgement in California?

    I had a UD judgment for 10 k 5 years ago. I heard it was 7 or 10 years. Can a landlord collect forever? How long does a landlord have to levy your bank account?

    Kevin’s Answer

    a judgment can be collected for ten years and if renewed before it expires it can be renewed for an additional ten years.

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