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My wife sold her tai massage business in San Rafael ca last

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My wife sold her tai massage business in San Rafael ca last year and agreed to stay on the lease so buyer with no credit history could continue month to month rental. The city inspector claims he saw the new owner expose her genitals to a client and found an unopened condom in her coat pocket in a locked closet in the facility and fined her $1500.
In past inspections everything was photographed and fines of $250 for the a washing machine not set at hot were routine. However he has no photos of the newdity incident. The new owner has vehemently protested and has Vedio survalence showing the inspector inside the facility and there are no customers.
My wife met with inspector and showed him the video. He got very agitated and threatened to shut the business. A few days later the owner terminated the contract saying my wife had requested it in writing. She did not!
I think we are the victims of a corrupt city inspector and don't know if we should contact the Marin county district attorney, the FBI or a private attorney to sue.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  CalAttorney2 replied 1 year ago.
You need to hire your own civil litigation attorney. (You cannot trust the Marin County folks to police themselves on this, while the DA's office should be doing this job, if you want to avoid a shut down, and a fine you will want your own attorney to do this for you).(This is not a federal law enforcement matter - the FBI does not handle issues like this).You can find local attorneys using the State and Local Bar Association directories, or private directories such as www.AVVO.com; www.FindLaw.com; or www.Martindale.com (I personally find www.AVVO.com to be the most user friendly).

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