The text message is not sufficient service but at least they are showing their hand (whoever served). You’d be best to lawyer up immediately to secure your rights which may include a buyout, or other items that would greatly reduce the impact of what is taking place with you. Time matters in...View More
I have not been arraigned. I received a ticket to appear on July 3rd but work has me out of the country from June 26-August 3. Will I have an issue traveling between the US and Mexico? I have retained a lawyer he was unsure if I could leave the country. I never was brought down to jail just... View More
After the tenant was told their lease will not renew, Tenant then claims they now have an ADA disability. Full email quote below. We are allowing her to early terminate. Are we required to to address the suicidal comment?
"This act of retaliation and perhaps discrimination has... View More
Honestly, from the looks of it, you have a very difficult situation. Under New York State law, you must relet the property even if the tenant breaks the lease. You may need legal advice and a consultation to fully explore your options. Frankly, you could report the utterance to police for a...View More
I applied for a New York apartment, it was accepted, and I paid the security deposit. The application states that the security is forfeited after 2 weeks if a lease is not signed. This was on March 17th. We had agreed I could sign the lease in mid-April (no exact date). I had decided to go with a... View More
They are illegally holding your security deposit as there is no such thing. Depending on the amount of the security deposit you should consider engaging an attorney on this as you’ve definitely been wronged.
This concerns a 62, a home attendant who worked 10+ years with a special needs individual whose tenant of record mother, LONG WITH HER, resided in a 1930, four family dwelling place in Ridgewood, N. The home attendant lived with this mother daughter team in a non traditional family relationship. In... View More
You've asked this question in two places--this is a situation where you absolutely need an attorney. No ones position would change much, you have to present the facts of your case in a forum outside of here, retain an attorney of your choice, and handle this issue in Court.
I was held hostage by my abusive ex , I managed to escape and I never went back . I did not call the police because I was still in denial about being abused at that time but I have photos of texts of him apologizing etc for it . Can I use this as proof for sole custody ? He abandoned his child (no... View More
I don't think it is. Although it shouldn't have been filed or served that way--it may, and I say MAY be a reason to delay. Generally, these errors happen and are easy to fix. You'd be better off not representing yourself in an eviction for a number of reasons.
The landlord of our rental building has informed us that exterior facade work under Local Law 11 will be performed for an undisclosed period of time. They are requiring tenants to remove all items from balconies during the entire time period, however long that may be (and in NYC, this could mean... View More
My daughter’s father has a job working only 8 hours a week and he claims he provides a free public service of digging rocks and minerals and donating them, which he claims is at $20/hr loss to him and he really sells them “under the table” where the paper trail doesn’t lead back to him. I... View More
In receipt of psilocybin, microdose, from Canada to New York. The package was confiscated at US Customs but repackaged and delivered to the residence. Then a few days later a notice was received saying, ..."You will be receiving correspondence from our fines, penalties, and forfeitures branch... View More
There are a number of ways to attempt to get an order of protection dismissed or modified. Your question would require a bunch of facts be described before you could have a real answer from me. I often help in these matters.
We had a domestic dispute last fall and she stabbed me. This was in Auburn NY. I have since moved back to the Bronx. She had our baby in June. She is in touch by text with my mom, but not me. She is open to visitation but in March, the judge in Auburn finalized an order of protection for 5... View More
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