Q: I was forced off a public sidewalk by a sitting elected town council person while viewing a public event. My recourse?
A currently elected and serving elected town council person ordered me from a sidewalk in front of his store during a public event, parade. The reason he made the order is simply that we have different point of view on how government is run and he does not like me. I was in the peaceful act of handing out campaign literature with others which is a common practice at this event, including on the named sidewalk. I would like to know me rights and do I have a case against him and the township in question. I want to place a lawsuit and am searching for the most qualified and experienced attorney in this area of law. I am in an Atlantic County, NJ municipality.
A: When speaking with an attorney, it would be advisable to learn about the costs of bringing such an action. The process of interviewing witnesses and establishing the issues mentioned are things that should be discussed during a consultation.
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