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Raphael Samuel Moore

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  • I would like to know if I have a case with my Mortgage company.

    for the past 3yrs my mortgage company has been escrowing my account and wasn't suppose to

    Raphael’s Answer

    First, why did it take 3 years for you to note that ? Second, how have you been damaged ?

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  • Is it possible to have a wireless company manipulate your cell phone bill to $4000 in a 29 day cycle?

    Purchase a phone with international features, and received a bill for $4000. Upon conversation with customer service, my plan was changed without knowledge or consent. Now company is threatening to disconnect phone if not paid Immediately. Bill...

    Raphael’s Answer

    I would start dealing with this as a customer service issue. Call the company... ask for a supervisor, and work you way up the chain.

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  • My husband send me an email allowing me to put the kids as an exemptions on my taxes. I am the custodial parent.

    but on the divorce decree my husband has the right to claim the kids as exemptions on his taxes, he is the noncustodial parent. I am the ex-wife, can I do the taxes and use his email as proof that he has giving me the right to claim my kids on my ...

    Raphael’s Answer

    I would think the decree is the agreed to terms. Reposting to family law.

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  • With a medical marijuana card, is it illegal to have marijuana in a pipe in your vehicle?

    I know driving under the influence of marijuana is illegal regardless of owning a card, but is it illegal to have a pipe/bong in your car with marijuana in it?

    Raphael’s Answer

    Much depends on what you are charged with. See here for some basic details, and consult with a criminal law attorney. I'm also reposting this under criminal law so you get more input.

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  • My wife and I have a joint chase account that i want to separate.

    The joint chase checking account in California is being used by her without my consent and I live overseas. We are in the midst of filing a divorce, but in the meantime she is milking the account as much as she can. How can I stop her?

    Raphael’s Answer

    Family law matter... reclassifying accordingly.

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  • Failed to Perfect Mechanic's Lien, customer took car back before paying the bill, what are my rights?

    I did work for a customer in restoring his vintage car. At first, everything was going well, I did work, sent him the bill, got paid. However, he would nitpick on dollar amounts for parts that were rather expensive. In some instances, they were no...

    Raphael’s Answer

    Small claims sounds rights. The issue of $5K or $10K limit is based on individual versus business making the claim... depending on how you operate, and who makes the claim, you have a couple of options. See more here: http://www.courts.ca.gov/1062.htm

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  • My son will be turning 18 in April, can he begin the process of changing his name in March or does he have to wait?

    I tried changing his name and his father opposed to it. now that he is almost 18 he wants his name changed before his high school graduation. Can we start the process a month before his birthday since he will be 18 by the time we get a court date?

    Raphael’s Answer

    The petition cannot be filed by your son alone, since he is still under 18:
    http://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/nc100.pdf

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  • How much can I sue for in a Civil Case?

    Worked seven, 18 plus hour days at a local festival, did not get paid for the work. Festival owners sold festival, then new owners mailed me a settlement offer with a list of who can not be sued from old ownership with acceptance of offer. State ...

    Raphael’s Answer

    Much depends on how the new owners bought the business, what debts they agreed to accept, etc. You should have a local attorney help you review the fact.

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  • What type of case is when a person sales a motorcycle that was not his and registered in my name?

    I purchased a motorcycle for someone and he promised to payments and he stopped making payments and I asked him to return the motorcycle to me however he got rid of the motorcycle and it is still registered to me and I judgement is against him for...

    Raphael’s Answer

    Find a local litigation attorney in your area for help. You can use the Avvo find-a-lawyer link.

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  • I was arrested for theft of pallets valued at just fifty dollars.The business owner has since dropped all charges.

    I have two prior convictions. One a felony theft 29 years ago and a misdemeanor theft 8 years ago. what should I expect at my arraignment hearing.

    Raphael’s Answer

    You will be asked whether you want to plead guilty or not guilty. By then you should have found an attorney to help you. If not, ask at the arraignment for an attorney.

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