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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Legal Malpractice and Libel & Slander for Connecticut on
Q: Can an attorney make false allegations/statements claiming a custodial parent abducted their own child to state police?

Disabled mom escapes years of physical abuse with child. we were relocated by a domestic violence shelter out-of-state for safety. After 1.5 years of living free from abuse, a attorney who was a previous GAL on a child custody court case from years prior, made false allegations that I, the... View More

Alan Harrison
Alan Harrison
answered on Jun 20, 2024

Consider contacting Connecticut's Statewide Grievance Committee, which handles complaints against attorneys for professional misconduct.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Libel & Slander for Connecticut on
Q: Hello, I’m creating a documentary about my life and I want to know if I can be sued for defamation of character.

This will be throughly detailed and I will mainly discuss the mistreatment/negligence I endured from DCF, former foster care parents, medical centers, etc. I’m going to state their full names, locations, etc. I just would like to make sure that I can’t be sued afterwards.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 1, 2023

An attorney who works with authors in the publishing industry could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. As a general matter, there is no controlling whether someone would file a lawsuit if they claim that they have been libeled or slandered. Good luck

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Connecticut on
Q: Do I have any legal standing with both the city official and my job?

I was just insulted and belittled by a city official regarding a building I manage. The city official used profanity and said no one here even speaks inglish and continued to yell and when I asked for his name he got 3inches from my face and was yelling at me with over a dozen workers present that... View More

Joseph Maya
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answered on Feb 19, 2021

I am sorry to hear about your situation with your former employer. You will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut to fully address your legal questions. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.

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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation and Libel & Slander for Connecticut on
Q: So I work at Subway, and have been accused of stealing meat from the store. All around the store, they are cameras.
Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg
answered on Feb 27, 2020

I am not sure what the question is. Are they charging you criminally? Did you lose your job? Does or will the camera footage show any theft? Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander and Criminal Law for Connecticut on
Q: Is it illegal for me to walk around or text everyone I see that I love a specific person?

So I like this girl but I shouldn't contact her. Would it be illegal to send out a chain text to say thousands of people saying only nice things about her and how I feel about her?

Nothing that would be threatening or mean or hurtful about her. She's not a minor and I don't... View More

Thomas J. Maronick Jr
Thomas J. Maronick Jr
answered on Jun 10, 2017

Is there a peace order or protective order against you? Is she a minor and you are not? These questions would affect the answer to this.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Animal / Dog Law, Civil Litigation and Libel & Slander for Connecticut on
Q: is there anyone willing to take on a CT state trooper?

A few years ago (may be to late) a CT State trooper in uniform off of his shift arrived at my home and tried to steal a dog from me that his friend wanted. This friend and he made up a story about animal abuse which was unfounded. In the end he stole my horse who I had owned for almost 20 years. He... View More

Sally A. Roberts
Sally A. Roberts
answered on Oct 8, 2016

Before addressing the merits you first need to tell us the date of the incident(s) so that we could determine whether the statute of limitations is an issue.

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