Authored by Ken LaMance, LegalMatch Law Library Managing Editor and Attorney at Law
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Stanislaus County is located in the Central Valley of California. As the price of housing in the Bay Area began increasing, many people flocked to Stanislaus County looking for less expensive housing and opting for a longer commute. Because of this, the population grew by more than 100,000 people in the time between 2000 and 2008.
There are many talented Stanislaus County lawyers who are available to assist you in many areas of law such as divorce, DUI, criminal defense, bankruptcy, tax, personal injury, automobile accidents, housing, immigration, business and more.
A former deputy of Stanislaus County recently filed a lawsuit against the county, the sheriff and another officer in the sheriff’s department. The lawsuit claimed that the former deputy had been sexually harassed by employees of the county, and that the sheriff refused to do anything to stop the harassment after he was notified of the incidents. The former deputy of Stanislaus County claims in her lawsuit that a member of the department kissed and groped her, and also showed her a video of him having sex with another member of the department. The plaintiff is seeking $1 million in damages in her lawsuit.
If you have been named in a lawsuit in Stanislaus County, or need to file a lawsuit of your own, you will probably have to report to the California Superior Court, County of Stanislaus. This is a court of general jurisdiction, meaning it has the power to hear most types of cases. When you go to this court, you want an attorney who is comfortable there. A local attorney fits has the experience necessary to be represent you in this court.
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