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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for New York on
Q: I am in an abusive marriage with two little kids and no financial means to pay a retainer, I need help and advice, thank

I need a protective order and divorce help please

Carmen M. Rodriguez
Carmen M. Rodriguez
answered on Feb 26, 2023

If you are in immediate danger call 911

The National Domestic Violence Hotline is 800-799-7233

Safe Horizon contact is 1-800-621-HOPE (4673)

There is also Freedom House (domestic violence shelter for victims of domestic violence and their families)

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2 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for New York on
Q: How does one verify Mediation Certification of a Court Neutral, in New York State?
Carmen M. Rodriguez
Carmen M. Rodriguez
answered on Mar 24, 2023

If I understand your question, you have been assigned a mediator by a Supreme Court Alternative Dispute Coordinator in one of the counties. For a mediator to be selected to join a supreme court panel of mediators, they have to have completed several trainings and a thorough vetting process. The... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Civil Rights for New York on
Q: my car is registered to my ex boyfriend is there any possible way I can get it back?

he's threatening to take it from me but I bought it

Carmen M. Rodriguez
Carmen M. Rodriguez
answered on May 12, 2021

I am sorry you are going through this.

Here are a few thoughts, and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of considerations:

Do you have any receipts or proof of payment(s)?

Are you still paying for the car?

Why did you register it in his name?

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