Dennis Beaver | You & the Law

DennisBeaverAttorney Dennis Beaver has practiced law for many years in Bakersfield, California. Read more about Dennis and his background here. Dennis is a syndicated newspaper columnist and writes a weekly column entitled “You and the Law”. There have been numerous requests over the years to make these articles available and we are happy to offer them here. They are also indexed for your convenience.

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June 16, 2017 • By Dennis Beaver 

 On occasion, it becomes clear that someone calling You and the Law is suffering from mental illness and has had difficulty in explaining their legal problem to an attorney’s secretary or paralegal in an understandable manner. At times, rambling incessantly about things unrelated, they wind up never put through to the lawyer.

Then by going online, and researching a key word, up pops one of our articles that deals with a problem similar to theirs. We listen, even to their rumblings, which often yield a clue enabling us to help them.

Such was the case with “Denny,” who lives in a small mountain community in California’s Southern Sierra Nevada. In mid-May of this year he phoned us.

“Mr. Beaver, I read your story about the lady who you helped find her safe deposit box at the Bank of America, and I am in a similar situation. They won’t let me get into my box!” he stated, going from calm to angry within seconds…click here to read more

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