Questions Answered by Ali Ebrahimzadeh, Esq.

Q: What forms do I need to file with court to get a divorce trial date BACK on calendar after it was taken off?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for California on
Answered on Mar 30, 2017

It depends on what you want to do. If you're looking to set a trial date, that requires one thing; if you're seeking to file a motion, that requires another. I hear no basis for sanctions in these facts. 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/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law...
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Q: Myy mom didnt started getting child support for me untill I was 10 years old .

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for California on
Answered on Mar 30, 2017

The custodial parent files for and receives child support commencing when the order is issued, not retrospectively. 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/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal...
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Q: What would be the process between the death of both parents and the child going to their next legal guardian?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for California on
Answered on Mar 30, 2017

Typically the willing guardians would have to file for guardianship rights in NY asap, and they can file an emergency order in the meantime. A solid will, trust, living will, and related estate documents is crucial. 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/ publications on my law practice website. I...
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Q: If someone has been on welfare for two years and has not worked is that fraud?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for California on
Answered on Mar 30, 2017

It depends on what she's telling the government in her welfare filings re: her efforts to look for work or educate herself. 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/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts,...
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Q: when I die want my sons protected if something should happen to my husband. Family member to get custody

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for California on
Answered on Mar 30, 2017

It's best to write a solid estate plan including a will, trust, living will, and related documents, which the survivors would use to apply for guardianship if necessary. 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/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the...
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Q: My former college hasn't refunded money that they weren't supposed to take. Can I take legal action?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Education Law for District of Columbia on
Answered on Mar 27, 2017

You may need to file a complaint with the school immediately. If they don't respond in a satisfactory manner, you may need to sue. 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/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business &...
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Q: Can a neighbor build a wall in the hallway from my dor across the hall to his door and take over space and block my exit

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Massachusetts on
Answered on Mar 27, 2017

Your landlord may need to stop this. Review the lease with a lawyer. This may also violate MA building codes, which you can report to the city or county. 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/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of...
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Q: What legal recourse is available to stop harassment and false accusations in a contentious divorce, child custody case?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Massachusetts on
Answered on Mar 27, 2017

This may form the basis of a motion for sanctions for abuse of process. He may need a more aggressive and savvy lawyer. 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/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal...
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Q: How can my son get back custody of his children?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Massachusetts on
Answered on Mar 27, 2017

See: http://www.mass.gov/courts/case-legal-res/law-lib/laws-by-subj/about/custody.html

What rights was she granted as part of the guardianship order? He may need to file for custody and to challenge the guardianship. 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/ publications on my law practice...
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Q: What legal rights do I have as a tenant at will in an illegal apartment, who was evicted without notice?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Massachusetts on
Answered on Mar 27, 2017

See: http://www.mass.gov/courts/selfhelp/housing/evictions-tenants.html

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Q: Can reasonable accommodation include religious setting for school tutoring

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Health Care Law for Massachusetts on
Answered on Mar 27, 2017

As in requiring a public school to set up a special church for you to study in? No, that would violate the Establishment Clause. 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/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts,...
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Q: My landlord gave us Summons and Complaint but we never got Notice to Quit for being late with rent.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Massachusetts on
Answered on Mar 27, 2017

You can object to not receiving the Notice. See: http://www.mass.gov/courts/docs/lawlib/docs/notice-quit-14.pdf

See: http://www.mass.gov/courts/selfhelp/housing/evictions-tenants.html

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Q: No waiver by either party of any default shall be deemed as a waiver of any prior or subsequent default of the same

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for New York on
Answered on Mar 27, 2017

It's a general ("boilerplate") waiver clause basically saying that waiver of one default is not tantamount to waiver of any other defaults, past or present. What's the context? 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/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in...
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Q: Order to vacate (Custody order) judgement and restore to calenda

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for New York on
Answered on Mar 27, 2017

Hire a divorce lawyer or seek self-help resources at your local law library or on the NY Courts website. You may want to file a motion for advance attorney fees to have your husband pay for your ability to hire a lawyer, if you were married and he was supporting you. 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...
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Q: As a U.S. Citizen am I allowed to display this patch on the dashboard of my car in support of the United States Marshals

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New York on
Answered on Mar 27, 2017

That may be pushing into criminal territory, i.e., posing as a US Marshal. 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/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and...
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Q: I won a default judgment in small claims and he won't pay. He says he's seeking a lawyer. Can he sue me back?

1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims for New York on
Answered on Mar 27, 2017

Sue you for what, for winning the case against him? See: https://www.nycourts.gov/courthelp/AfterCourt/collection.shtml

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Q: Removing son in law from Geice car insurance

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Defense and Consumer Law for New York on
Answered on Mar 27, 2017

Review your situation and insurance contract with a lawyer. 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/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This...
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Q: In California, our neighbor has an easement on our property which says "An easement for well purposes located within

1 Answer | Asked in Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Law for California on
Answered on Mar 27, 2017

This is a great question and unsuitable for analysis in this Q&A forum. Hire a lawyer to review the related documents. See: http://law.justia.com/codes/california/2010/civ/887.010-887.090.html

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Q: My kids father gave me a black eye about three weeks ago I took pictures can I still file a dv report?

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Immigration Law for New York on
Answered on Mar 27, 2017

Yes, and you can report this to the police. You can also sue for civil damages for the assault and battery, you can file for a restraining order, and you can file for child custody ramifications (e.g., supervised visitation). 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/ publications on my law practice...
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Q: Can a plaintiff make a claim to obtain evidence in discoveries in an opposition?

1 Answer | Asked in Antitrust, Civil Rights and Intellectual Property for California on
Answered on Mar 27, 2017

This is a vague question. Perhaps you're referring to a Motion to Compel Discovery? See: http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displaySection.xhtml?lawCode=CCP§ionNum=2030.300.

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