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Kamala Maddipoti

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  • Can I sue in the limited jurisdiction of the Superior Court for under $1,000?

    I have what I believe is a good case against an airline (no per-emption issue) for breach of contract and negligence. The airline let someone use a credit I had without my permission. My question isn't about if I will win/lose, but if I must go...

    Kamala’s Answer

    It is your call to choose between civil court (regular) v. small claims. But the process is simple for small claims and it will be easy to explain in case of small claims.

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  • Can a request4 judicial notice be filed in a unlawful detainer case?

    Can I ask the court to take notice of the income and expense declarations filed in a divorce action which state the amount of money they spend on rent per month yet they have not paid any rent for the months in question.

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    You can use it as an evidence of their monthly rent.

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  • Can I sue a body shop for needing to have my vehicle repainted because of their poor paint job?

    I've been restoring a '57 Chevy and took it to a shop for body work and paint to be completed for around $25,000. I had issues with the paint peeling almost immediately and tried to resolve it with the shop directly but felt like I kept getting th...

    Kamala’s Answer

    you can also file a complaint with Bureau of Automotive repairs (dept of consumer affairs regarding their faulty work and for possible refund they owe you). Small claims is also your available option.

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  • When will an insurance company stop representing a guilty defendant?

    I had my neighbors arrested for threatening me and trespassing into my house. I am suing them for 250K for trespass, IIED, and nuisance. The insurance company is defending them under reservation of rights. It has been dragging on for over 6 mon...

    Kamala’s Answer

    Looks like your answer depends upon policy of insurance company and upon its terms. There is no way you can influence the company in this issue.

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  • I'm going to family cival court to get visitation rights too my daughter

    My wife put a restraining order on me said for the past two years i have abused her and she said some horrible thing's about me. she's trying too get full custody of are daughter. Can they give her full custody? and can they charge me for what sh...

    Kamala’s Answer

    You all also need to gather lot of evidence to prove she is wrong or else she may get full custody. Please consult an experienced family law attorney who can handle your case effectively.

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  • Tenant had guests staying with him without Landlord's permission

    I am the landlord for a property. The lease agreement mentions the following: "The Premises are to be used only as a private residence for Tenants and any minors listed in Clause 2 of this Agreement, and for no other purpose without Landlord's ...

    Kamala’s Answer

    you knowingly accepted the rent from your tenant and failed to protest the tenant's actions. I don't think you can serve him notice for tenant's past act. But, you can be more careful in future and make sure it won't happen again.

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  • How do I get appointed personal representative of my brother's estate so I can file a medical malpractice lawsuit?

    My mother doesn't want to file a medical malpractice lawsuit for my brother who passed away under a doctor's care. Since by law, she is next of kin and would be the only one who can file, would I be able to petition to the court to be appointed p...

    Kamala’s Answer

    An Administrator will be appointed in your case where the decedent died intestate that means without a will. If your mother fails to claim appointment, the court may appoint anyone who claim priority for appointment. You can also seek help from self help centers in filling required paper work.

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  • How do I stop a family member from harassing me at work?

    One of my family members has been repeatedly calling and writing my job out of anger with fabricated stories, trying to get me fired. My job has told me not to worry about the situation, but I would like for this family member to stop. How do I st...

    Kamala’s Answer

    You can contact civil litigation attorney for obtaining injunction and possible involvement of defamation in your case.

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  • My question is, do I have the legal responsibility to get involved in this dispute?

    I have a small home in El Cajon, Ca. that I have rented to a middle aged couple for 10 years. In the last 2 years, the wife has been in a disagreement with the people in the house next door. In last year, it has gotten so bad that the neighbor ha...

    Kamala’s Answer

    I agree with previous attorney. As long as you didn't rent your premises for any illegal activity or so, I don't see any problem.

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  • Can I take in a woman my age, who was left a ward of the state, I live in Illinois and she is ward of state of California?

    There is a woman who was left as a ward of the state of California after overdosing. She was an Rn and accomplished mother of 3. Her husband was an abusive manipulative sociopath who did many horriffic things to her.She was driven to suicide, whic...

    Kamala’s Answer

    The proceedings are called appointment of Conservator in California. You need to petition the court with all required docs. It is a complex matter meaning you need to submit lot of documentation to the court. You may find attached link helpful to answer some of your questions.

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