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II was wondering if a subscribing witness is used when one

iI was wondering if a subscribing witness is used when one signs a document to be notarized doesn't have an IDJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: yes filed in family courtJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: can the other person signing the document request the subscibing witness because the other person dosnt no antbody

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Can my landlord enter the house I rent without calling first

can my landlord enter the house I rent without calling first with his key?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: not at this time, the problem is that he comes when he knows my husband is at work and knocks on the door after coming through the closed gate. I have asked him politely several times but he continues the sameJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Barrister. I really appreciate your clear answers. I think I

Good Morning Barrister. I really appreciate your clear answers. I think I pretty much understand what needs to happen here, but I did just want to ask these two things;First, CA civil code 1950 is a little hard for me to understand. I can't tell if it is saying the landlord is allowed to notify me for entry anytime all ()is it 24 or 48 hours notice anyway?) or, as in it says a couple of sentences in, "not earlier than two weeks before lease termination (Move out date?) which would be the third week in March...The other question is this; When he looks at the place, he is going to try find sniggly little things (my 4 year olds magic marker drawing on a bedroom door, for example,) to get his handyman in the door and I'm going to have to fight with him about about whether or not that is a "necessary repair" and then that he is going to insist that he have his handyman paint it right away ... I could easily paint it my self so the issue doesn't come up, but I don't know if I have the time..I could get it done in a few days. Does he have the legal right to insist he have his own guy do the work?

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Dolan, I heard back from my former tenant. I now see why he

Hi Dolan,I heard back from my former tenant. I now see why he didn't want to settle for the amounts that I offered him before. He wants approximately $8900 and possibly more seeking "treble damages" . After reviewing his demand letter, I felt that most of his requests were baseless. I also wrote my responses to what he wrote. However, I need help with giving "Proof" to what I'm saying. Can you help me with determining which CA civil codes protect/defend me? I'm having a hard time with that...For example, he is claiming that after his April 2016 lease date, they asked to go month by month but that I declined and insisted they sign an amendment.My response was that he DID NOT have to extend the lease and could have moved out at the end of the term. I even gave them the option of going month to month starting in May 2016 until July 2016 to find a place, at a slightly higher rate (by $100/month), but if they were willing to sign a lease, I would keep it at 3400/month until May 2017 at which time, I would be willing to release them from the lease.Question: Which CA law/code can I point to, to show that he did not have to extend the lease past the April date?

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I'm a year old tenant in a mobile park I have a dog that's a

I'm a 69 year old tenant in a mobile park I have a dog that's a year-and-a-half my dog bit a person. This is the only recorded biting at my residence. The bike was minor but it did break the skin. My managers office it's 50 feet away from where I live. She never did like my pet, and drinks heavily. My dogs barking bothered her. I was threatened with an eviction, and I told her that I would do whatever it took to keep my dogs barking to a minimum. I bought barking collars shock collars muzzles everything I could think of to get him to be quiet. But remember he was under a year old at the time. A handyman came to my rental, took my puppy by surprise he was chained up on my patio when the handyman reach through the fence and my dog nipped his finger. There was no police report no just took a morning from her. She has made a report to the police department for this latest incident, I am quarantine my dog here in my house he's had all the shots, and my landlord said after the quarantine I have 30 days and she or she's going to start the eviction notice. I love my dog he is my comfort.. I suffer from chronic depression, stress, and Anxiety. I haven't been able to sleep since I was served with a 7 day notice. Is there anything I can do to keep my dog.?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in? What confuses you?Customer: I live in California Humboldt County, what puzzles me is my neighbor who encouraged me to seek help to keep my dog have told me that you need to be written up twice before you can be evicted that's my reason for talking to you.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Only a police report and when I spoke to the police department and they questioned me about the handyman I explained the situation and was told that they would let me work it out with the landlord.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Well I was thinking about offering the management 3 - $500 deposit and I promise that they will not have any more complaints Luv my pet I don't know if that's a good idea or notJA: When we are ready I'll take you to the appropriate web page.Customer: Thank you

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I live in San Francisco in a rent controlled apartment with

Hello! I live in San Francisco in a rent controlled apartment with one roomie. We are both on the lease. I just got married last October. What are my legal rights to have my spouse move in?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: reportedJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No thanks.

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Need an attorney on wrongful retention of security deposit

Need an attorney on wrongful retention of security deposit by landlordJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: CAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Uh, gosh, just opened the site, and here you are! Is there a

Uh, gosh, just opened the site, and here you are! Is there a fee for this?JA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason.Customer: How much is "the rest"? Complication-dependent?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location. Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: California. Nothing filed. Simple question re no-show fee and law related thereto.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Do I put my full question to her or you?

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I was layed off from a company and they continue to keep my

I was layed off from a company and they continue to keep my picture on their web site like I still work there and there not taking it down.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I just wanted to know what my rights are

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