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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Ohio on
Q: We have had 3 yr old grand daughter for 18 mos. Mom has severe mental illnesses, drug addict, dates inmates and felons

Every once in awhile she contacts me. "How's my kid"? She occassionally threatens to come get her. I need to file emergency custody but she refuses to tell me where she lives. I told her I would have her served at work. She said dhe doesn't work there anymore (got fired)... Read more »

Anthony Rocco Pecora Esq
Anthony Rocco Pecora Esq answered on Mar 22, 2020

In this type of case we use her last address or serve her by publication. I think it would be best to seek the emergency temporary custody and seek either a dependency case or an unfitness custody case. Please feel free to call at 440-213-3184 should you have further questions.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Ohio on
Q: My ex husband and I were ordered to pay off a business loan at 50% each. He has stopped making payments

my ex husband and I had a business loan in both of our names. When we got a dissolution of marriage, the decree ordered that we pay 50% each. I paid my half off and he has stopped making payments. What can I do?

Anthony Rocco Pecora Esq
Anthony Rocco Pecora Esq answered on Oct 4, 2019

You can file a Motion to show cause contempt of court against him. Then he will be forced to come to court and show cause why he should not be held in contempt.

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Employment Law and Business Law for Virginia on
Q: false or inarticulate information on your background check by chekr

I drive for uber and uber use third party background check company called chekr . checkr provided wrong and inaccurate information about me to uber then uber suspend my driving privilege. is it possible i held uber and checker liable for their neglect and what is my chances to bring them to... Read more »

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Anthony Rocco Pecora Esq answered on Oct 11, 2017

If Chekr is considered a consumer reporting agency it has obligations under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) to have reasonable procedures in place to assure maximum possible accuracy of the information reported. Simply put, it should have algorithms or other "If then" formulas in... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Florida on
Q: Help with background check information?

I was supposed to start my new job almost three weeks ago. I signed all the new hire paperwork and was given a start date. The only thing I was waiting for was my background check. The background check used by this company is a third party, they don't do them in house. So, when I finally got... Read more »

Anthony Rocco Pecora Esq
Anthony Rocco Pecora Esq answered on Oct 11, 2017

This is a very common problem that has plagued job applicants nationwide for years. In fact, I have represented individuals like you across the country (it happens everywhere.) You do have rights! In fact, you have rights which may have been violated by the employer and the background reporting... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for California on
Q: My new employer pulled the offer the day I started. I already quit my old job. Do I have a case?

I live in California. I work in accounting. I landed a new position, gave notice and quit the old job. The new company was lackadaisical in the hiring process. They ran my background report right away, didnt drug test me and on the day I started ran my credit and pulled the offer. I am now jobless.... Read more »

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Anthony Rocco Pecora Esq answered on Oct 11, 2017

Do you think the employer terminated you because of your credit report? If the employer used the credit report to fire you, it should have first provided you with a copy of your report PLUS a written statement of your consumer rights (a document which tells you how to contact the reporting company... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Alabama on
Q: Can an employer rescind a job offer on the basis that something might show on background report?

I had an interview with an insurance company which went extremely well, and I was immediately offered a position. I went back in to fill out paperwork, and I was asked if I had ever been convicted of a felony. I was honest and said yes. Eleven years ago I was convicted of class c possession. No... Read more »

Anthony Rocco Pecora Esq
Anthony Rocco Pecora Esq answered on Oct 11, 2017

An employer may use a background report to assist it in making employment decisions. HOWEVER, since background reports or background "checks" are considered consumer reports under the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), employers must follow specific rules when not only using the... Read more »

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