answered on Jul 29, 2022
Call the police and file a Temporary Restraining Order, which will put a stop to this, or if he violates it, then it is a criminal offense. Next you need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney with extensive domestic violence trial experience to represent you. With modern technology, you can... Read more »
answered on Aug 1, 2022
You have not given me sufficient information to understand the threat made, the reason for the threat, and what information he threatens to divulge to family members. While the easiest answer would be to say that he cannot threaten you or attempt to extort money from you, experience has told me... Read more »
I scheduled a appointment with a company to learn how to ride a motorcycle. After unforeseen circumstances I asked if I could get a refund, he said no but you can reschedule. For months I was busy and unable to schedule a time that worked. He had said that he only give refunds if you are injured.... Read more »
answered on May 28, 2023
Unless your parents have the funds to retain counsel for you, then you will not be able to have representation. This so-called no refunds policy is not binding and you are not old enough to sign a legally valid contract. You need to involve your parents in this. Good luck.
My son has autism and the guidance counselor said that my son made a "comment" that led up to cps getting involved. My son doesn't speak well nor does he understand a lot. Teacher has been making small complaints about my son since September about him not participating, not doing... Read more »
answered on Feb 22, 2023
This is a question best directed to a lawyer that specializes in claims against school officials for abusive practices.
I posted a statue on social media with a disclaimer “in my opinion “ and now an attorney says it is slander because I misinterpreted the statue. And discredited his work on a filed Resolution
answered on Oct 23, 2022
Adding your opinion to something will generally not protect you against a possible slander law suit.
In this scenario, the people in question got divorced before the house was purchased, however they lied on their bank application when getting the loan, and said they were still married.
Now the ex wife who has contributed only a portion of the initial downpayment and no mortgage payments... Read more »
answered on Oct 19, 2022
Since you were not married when you purchased the property, you are tenants in common. If the deed does not mention the specific ownership interest of each party, you each have a 50% interest in the property.
I bought something online. The seller said it's in very good condition but it wasn't the moment it arrived. I asked for a return at the seller's cost which was declined. I was mad and said I would report the dishonest action of the seller, called the seller a scum, and the F word,... Read more »
answered on Mar 10, 2021
I seriously doubt that there will be a lawsuit, but even if there is one, winning it is a completely different story. If a lawsuit is filed, you will be able to retain an experienced civil litigation attorney to send opposing counsel a Safe Harbour letter, citing N.J.S.A. 2A:15-59.1 and Rule 1:4-8... Read more »
He did Not quarantine, and said he got a 24hr test done at a place I know does not offer that service. Only 2-4 days due to it being a public testing facility. Also a few people also became ill immediately after his arrival.
answered on Jan 24, 2021
You can sue anyone, but can you prove that you got covid from him and not someone else such as when you wen to the supermarket for food. This would be the defense your employer would probably assert. Not that you shouldn't try and you may also be entitled to workers compensation insurance.... Read more »
File a lawsuit?
answered on Oct 28, 2019
New Jersey is a no-fault divorce state. The ground for divorce is irrelevant to the economic issues.
My ex husband lied on school record forms claiming he had sole custody of our daughter he used us to enroll her in a new . The school policy is that they are supposed to share information with both parents. I had provided them with a copy of the court order stating we share custody. They... Read more »
answered on Sep 9, 2019
A. What are your damages?
B. You should probably take the concerns to the matrimonial court
An attorney who isn't certified in the US district court of NJ filed a complaint .The clerk sent a letter as soon as the complaint was filed saying she isn't certified in the federal court. A subsequent motion was filed by her. How can this continue? So far the motion still has some time... Read more »
answered on Jan 30, 2019
And out of state attorney can file a motion to be admitted to a different jurisdiction if they have a local attorney to support their admission into the case. All motions are posted online, and you should be provided with a hard copy of it by mail.
I left on some very bad terms with an old employer after a medical leave and they are working to blacklist me (via enterprise software). I'd take them off my resume but I spent most of my adult career [on paper] there.
Situation: I had a sudden illness due to a loss that I struggled... Read more »
answered on Apr 11, 2018
You could have a lawyer send them a letter but that will cost you a lot of money and still may not help, but it is a start.
If you publicly say someone has been "accused" of a crime, and you are the accuser, can that be libel if it is true that you are accusing them of a crime? For example, if I say "X has been accused of committing murder" then it is a true statement because I made the accusation.... Read more »
answered on Mar 28, 2018
You would need to pay a lawyer for a consultation on the law as this website allows you to ask question but it is not a legal service provider where you can get or be give specific answers. However in general if some is accused of a crime it generally means they were charged by the police.
Let's say you publicly make a negative statement about another person, but it is a true statement so is not libel. But you know it will still harm the reputation of that person, what are their legal recourses against you? Can they still sue you for defamation? Or what legal action is open... Read more »
way, but the mirror hit my body SO HARD that it broke off, hanging by wires. When Police came she lied & said she never left parking spot & I "went Godzilla" on mirror. I showed police the tire marks in the sleet and they realized the lie. Police refused to talk to my witness,... Read more »
answered on Mar 3, 2018
The best advise anyone can give you is the same advise police use when confronted by citizens. Get yourself a body cam, it may seem crazy, but so are these incidents you describe and it is the best way to protect yourself from future incidents. As for not being able to afford a lawyer, not to worry... Read more »
My business is based on dump trucks. The employee is constantly saying untruthful statements about our business. Therefor I keep losing drivers and money with my machinery being stopped.
answered on Jan 17, 2018
Yes you can hire a lawyer and sue him, but first you may want to have the lawyer send a cease and desist letter, its cheaper and may solve your problem.
As a minor, what New Jersey laws protect my online privacy and to what extent can school search my online history/see? Are they allowed to see what I did and possibly use it against me to hurt me etc? Can they keep my info? Or does it vary school by school. I need to know for my project Thanks a... Read more »
answered on Jan 12, 2018
Several factors can apply but most information posted on the web is public and you have no right to privacy for most public information. If you need more specific information you will need to take an appointment with a lawyer which most will charge you for.
They sound like they are blackmailing me. They accused me of doing things I never did. How do I stop this harassment?
They even came to my house twice. I don't even know their name and they know my name. I changed my cell number so they can;t text me anymore. They tracked me down by... Read more »
answered on Apr 29, 2017
You can only get a restraining order if you had a relationship with the person and that means more than just friends. Your best bet is to have a lawyer send a cease and desist order and threaten them with a lawsuit. It may cost you several hundred dollars for the lawyer to do this, but its your... Read more »
My husband and I were both arrested but ultimately the charges were administratively dismissed, however the person that called DCPP had since posted things on social media, I filed harassment charges, she received a downgraded charge of township ordinance with a sixty day suspended sentence,... Read more »
answered on Jan 26, 2017
It would be very difficult to prove actual malice on a DCPP call out of "concern"
The claim was made by the company with which I had a contract dispute. And in retaliation they claimed that I entered their office without permition, even though I worked in that office for 9 previous month and had a company issued badge. They never revoked my permission to enter office and when I... Read more »
answered on Oct 6, 2016
It is not difficult to make out a claim of probable cause. The complainant simply needs to make an allegation that --if proven true-- would satisfy a conviction under the statute.
You are at risk of a criminal conviction and a. Criminal record. A probable cause hearing is available. But... Read more »
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