This is a very broad question that can be answered in many ways, but broadly in New York there is legislation (the Taylor Law) that sets up a system of procedures and protections for public sector employers and employees. Under this system, employees have to serve a probationary period after they...Read more »
I have requested a constituent meting with legislative staff at the congressional office of a U.S. Representative. The office has declined to allow me to video-record the constituent meeting. As this is a publicly funded, taxpayer-subsidized office, am I within my congressional rights to record the... Read more »
First, are you a lawful permanent resident? Second, are you studying to become a diplomat? No, just kidding! It is a "naturalization" test. In general, if you were lawfully admitted/adjusted as a lawful permanent resident 'before' your 18th Birthday 'and' your...Read more »
Arguably, yes - if the files are confidential, which they usually are. But one might have various defenses, i.e., their confidentiality was lost once published, 1st Amendment rights, and other defenses. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step...Read more »
I thought I was ineligible for unemployment as I was fired for misconduct. However, it turns out that I am eligible, even though I turned in my application 3.5 months late. As such, I missed all of this time of unemployment benefits prior to my application date. Can I file with NY state to retrieve... Read more »
You can still file for benefits but it will be difficult to recover if you did not file for your weekly benefits over the past 3.5 months. The Department of Labor requires that you file for benefits every week, even when you have been denied and are trying to overturn the decision. In NY State you...Read more »
OCFS returned a decision on 8-25-2016 after a special hearing on 5-4-2016, regarding a finding that stemmed from a report in 2009. The hearing demonstrated many things, including that there was never any factual basis, that no such claim was even made, that there was no investigation, other matters... Read more »
If you can prove you didn't receive the decision then you may still get your case heard via the Article 78 specia proceeding. Depending on how much or what rights are at stake you should consider hiring an attorney to assist you. Hey maybe even an attorney Justia considers a Level 7 attorney...Read more »
I was f1 visa student I got married in 2016 us citizen girl , we filled up the applications for the immigration and I got my ssn and the work authorization card ( work permit ) , and we still pending for the first interview , waiting when they will schedule our interview, I found her... Read more »
You need to speak to a qualified immigration law attorney. I can advise you that if you want to seek a divorce, you have grounds regardless of any adultery. As far as the implications with respect to your status in this country, please see a qualified immigration attorney or contact a local legal...Read more »
Yes, based on various public utilities and construction laws. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media...Read more »
The New York City Hospital Police Department (NYHP) is the law enforcement agency in New York City who's duties are to provide onsite safety and security services at hospitals and clinics operated by the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) and to enforce state and city laws at...Read more »
I'm an actor on B'way and am a member of the Actor's Equity Association. Through the union, only one person can have a name, and my legal name was taken, so was curious if there's a way to legally have an "also known as" for my Equity union name in addition to my legal name.
You may consider changing your name through court filings. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/...Read more »
The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in...Read more »
Great question! The President is supposed to uphold the Constitution of the USA. If he issues executive orders or takes other actions that clearly violate the Constitution, this may be a basis for impeachment. However, there are so many nuanced interpretations of Constitutional law that a President...Read more »
Unless law enforcement has a warrant or there is some exception to the warrant requirement, the search is probably barred. If the search was unconstitutional, then it is possible that evidence that was recovered as a result may be supressed as the fruit of the poisonous tree.
One of the three partners was responsible for securing operating funds and was the former tenant of the acreage involved. He applied for and was approved for an FSA microloan prior the formation of the LLC. He invested part of the FSA sourced funds back into the LLC farm but at a reduced stake in... Read more »
You are right to be worried since based on the facts you've given it does appear that a violation of the terms of the loan took place at best and it may be fraud at worst. All of this can affect the LLC if a lawsuit is filed or if property owned by the LLC becomes the subject of the...Read more »
Since I posted, I received a call back from the records department at DMV who informed me that Governor Cuomo had put into law that all DWI information originally slated to fall off your abstract after 10 years has now been changed to 15 years. She told me that the computer actually went back in... Read more »
This was most likely an oversight as it should be on permanently. THAT SAID, after 10 years, you may petition a Court of competent jurisdiction to expunge and seal the conviction. This is often difficult, but considering it was (hopefully) a non-violent crime, certainly doable.
If you file against a case against the city and they don't answer the complaint does that means I can not sue does? If I don't get a 50 H hearing and a civil suit and the other family did does that means I have no suit and they do?
Not clear what you're asking in the details. Normally, in civil cases, if a defendant doesn't answer a properly-filed and served complaint, the plaintiff can file for a default judgment. Best to consult with a local lawyer about your matter.
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