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I am counsel for petitioner in a writ of mandate concerning

I am counsel for petitioner in a writ of mandate concerning a matter of public policy. The writ was filed over a year ago and we are on the 3rd demurrer (it is a very complicated utilities issue the court is having difficulty understanding). Petitioner's response to the latest demurrer needs to be filed and served by January 30, 2017. Unfortunately, petitioner passed away two days ago of a sudden heart attack. Petitioner was indigent and had no assets. He had no will or trust either. His only living relatives are his elderly father (82 years) and his sister (50 years). His sister is willing to continue the writ because it was so important to her brother. My question is 1st: does a writ of mandate seeking declaratory and injunctive relief survive death? 2nd: If it does survive death, do I have to file anything in probate court, or can I just file the appropriate motion in the superior court where the writ is being heard and name the petitioner's sister as the successor in interest?

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What are the chances of winning a civil suit in trial if you

What are the chances of winning a civil suit in trial if you are a convicted sex offender?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: IJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: It is a dog bite case.

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Second opinion] I was given a ticket because the dump truck

Second opinion] I was given a ticket because the dump truck i drove had no muffler. it had straight pipes. But i told the officer that i was not the owner and still gave me a 800 ticket for no muffler when using the Jake brake. my question is if i could fight it in court, because first off i was just the driver and not the owner, and i did perform the proper pre-trip inspection and determined it was safe to operate, also why didnt the officer make the ticket to the company and not me. On the pre-trip all it asks for is to assure there is no exhaust leaks. Thanks.

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I live in California. A few months ago, someone ran a car in

I live in California. A few months ago, someone ran a car in front of my house. The driver damaged property belong to 4 people including me. Their insurance covers only 5k, but the total of all our claims is far more. The driver's insurance company sent all of us a pro-rated settlement as required by law, but there's a caveat. Their insurance company demanded that all of us claimants must sign a release together or none of us get the money, in addition to releasing the driver of all other claims. I've never seen such a release before. If all of us were related in some ways, I could understand the the release requirement, but we are all individual claimants, so why are we required to sign the release together?

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An investment trust whose trustee was assigned to another

An investment trust whose trustee was assigned to another trust Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: A bank was appointed Trustee of a publicly offered Mortgage Investment Trust. It acted to foreclose on one of the holdings, but ikt was not legally assigned to that trust.

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I am foreclosing on a second deed of trust that has a

I am foreclosing on a second deed of trust that has a balloon payoff that is long overdue. I have warned the Trustor several times in back-and-forth emails over the last 13 months. I have handed over the foreclosure process to SBS Trust Deed Network to handle the process. I just mailed a registered "breach letter" with return receipt. SBS says I needed to send the letter and wait 30 days before they will file the NOD. Are we still living in the dark ages where the US Postal Service is needed to communicate legal issues or will my email "breach" notification suffice so I can file the NOD now without waiting 30 days?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And has any paperwork been filed?Customer: California. Nothing filed yet.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No. I'm just basically asking for a yes or no.

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My business is being sued by a law firm in canada. I owe

My business is being sued by a law firm in canada. I owe them money but can not afford to pay right now. They have a process server who wants me to sign for the document. Do I have to accept it and sign?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NJJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not sure what you are askingJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not that I know of

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I am to be served papers as a defendent in a lawsuit. What

I am to be served papers as a defendent in a lawsuit. What happens if I am not available to be served?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I was senot a letter by an insurance company that they blamed me for an accident and that I owed them $30,000.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: If I lose this suit, & I have very few assets can they take my paid for car or motorcycle?

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How much does this cost? Okay. And I can decide whether or

how much does this cost?JA: I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to.Customer: Okay. And I can decide whether or not to accept after you send a page of info to me?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: WisconsinJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I have a lawsuit against my employer and problems with my attorney.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I need to have an idea how much this will cost before agreeing to pay any more than the deposit.JA: When we are ready I'll take you to the appropriate web page.Customer: Please clarify what you mean by appropriate web page.

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