but the skilled nursing home said I could not because I lived out of state. So, unfortunately, she became a ward of the state. She has since passed away and the guardian did not inform me nor my sister. The nursing home called me to let me know. My sister called the guardian and he said he would... View More
First, I am so sorry for your loss. If you are not hearing from the guardian, put your requests in writing and write a letter to the court about your inability to contact the guardian about your sister's ashes. If you have access to the original court order appointing the guardian, you will...View More
My mother got paperwork needed to sign for consent to record inclusing audio. Now they also put something in saying no audio. Now the rooms are their homes and should be treated as such. They have a history of verbal abuse but never caught and the supervisor gaslights me and my mother. They have... View More
Yours are serious allegations and should be carefully considered. In New York, there is an Ombudsman who may be able to help you sort out how to best handle the situation. The New York State Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP) is an advocate and resource for persons who reside...View More
My mom and I went to a hotel in the city. While I was in the bathroom, she was fixing the sheets. She was trying to fix the bed before leaving and found feces marks on the sheets underneath the sheet that she was laying on. The hotel has a cleanliness policy and this is violating it. Should we sue... View More
In order to have a viable cause of action to sue, you will have to prove damages. That means that you incurred injury or cost related to the incident. If, for example, the hotel refused to correct the issue and you had to get a different room at your expense, that might be sufficient damages....View More
I’m separated and going through a divorce. NYS. I have no income. My spouse is a doctor and makes $300k annually. I’ve mentioned to my lawyer that bills are piling up and I’ve exhausted my savings. Lawyer said I should be eligible for spousal maintenance while we are in the divorce process.... View More
I would try contacting your attorney again by phone and by email. If you are not able to get a response in a reasonable amount of time (3 days) let the attorney know that you may have to file a complaint if you don't hear back.
Alternatively, you can try to retain new counsel. If...View More
we are in divorce process. she lives with my sister and i live in family home. we both own it. we were both arrested as she accused me of blocking access to home, and she was arrested for criminal mischief and destruction of property after sawing the locks. There was no violence. We were both... View More
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