My Landlord illegally raised my rent, falsified documents to recieve funds from the DCA, Covid- 19 funds and forged my signature on the certification letters, he lied saying my rent was $3,000. A month. He recieved $34,200.00 in funds. When I refused to sign a lease he had his scretary create... View More
If you had an attorney on the case, they would be in a better position to advise - based on the allegations made, parties who they were made against. where they arose, what the terms of the release were, etc. Based on the brief facts, it could be difficult for an attorney to sort this out in a...View More
This question only contains enough information to advise that this person needs to meet with and hire a NJ attorney who specializes in civil rights law. An attorney needs to read that letter if it is a "right-to-sue" letter, Title VII claims must be filed 90 days from the date the...View More
My grandmother's property who passed away is being disbursed, and is the wish of my mom's sister to keep it; my mom's siblings have set a price for the house which is nowhere near the appraised valued. They claim that the decision was made amongst them (the living children)... View More
In Puerto Rico, the rights of heirs in property disbursement are governed by the local inheritance laws. If your mother passed away before her mother (your grandmother), generally, you and your siblings, as her direct descendants, would inherit your mother's share of your grandmother's...View More
My son isn't married but lives with the mother of his son and she doesn't like me..she has my son convinced I'm teaching my grandson curse words (he is 3 and repeats everything) and I've told my son I never curse in front of him and instead I'm always correcting my son and... View More
If two people are having a conversation on a sidewalk outside your house (which is public property/use) in which you are not a part of, but where they are discussing you and your personal matters then is it legal under the above statute and Federal law?
Previously & still currently approved for new jersey dept of community affair eviction protection program. Flagrant non-compliance with federal “written” rent payment regulations. Agency not paying landlord accurately or not at all, disabled & getting evicted.
I live in NJ in a 1st floor apt & my 2nd floor neighbor above me allowed her dog to urinate on her patio. The urine saturated my kids sitting below on our patio & ruined our patio furniture. I told my neighbor about her dog urinating on my kids, exposing them to biohazards or infirmities. I... View More
I have already filed my complaint and was issued a summons in Bergen County Superior Court in NJ. However, I thought I had 6 months to serve but I can find nothing to confirm this. I searched through all the NJ rules for service and found no time limit. I am now at 120 days and the defendant is out... View More
In New Jersey, the general rule is that you have 90 days from the date the summons was issued to serve the defendant. However, under certain circumstances, the court may extend this time frame if you can show good cause or if it's in the interest of justice.
NJ Coop building : For past 6 weeks and this problem existed a year ago, the AC system in apartment unit above us leaks. The water first dripped through AC unit , walls but now it seriously damaged ceiling, and continues to leak. Coop management & maintenance delays repair work, and their... View More
You really need to retain an experienced civil litigation attorney and file suit against the coop board ,the President and possibly the unit owner above you. Many of these HOA, coop, and condo boards are either corrupt or engage in improper self-dealing. I routinely advise my clients to avoid...View More
all the car payments, and we are both on the loan. My boyfriend died a couple years ago, and I now want to put the vehicle in only my name, except motor vehicle requires a copy of the death certificate, which the family will not give me. What recourse do I have to require them to give me a copy of... View More
You need to meet with an estate planning lawyer to educate you on what steps you need to take to transfer the title to the car into your name alone. While you may have made all of the payments, my concern is whether his estate makes a claim against you for their "share" of the value of...View More
It's going to be difficult for attorneys here to respond to your request to review contract. The format here isn't set up for solicitation or referral like an attorney referral site - the format is quick-form Q & A. Additionally, posts don't include attachments. One option is to...View More
I believe my new neighbor flipper/landlord (now his 9th house), who is a paver patio installer, and the asphalt contractor he hired, to overlay our shared drive and lay substantial completely new asphalt on his property, violated the NJ Consumer Fraud Act. At the very least, both were negligent as... View More
You really need to retain an experienced civil litigation attorney who has handled these type of cases extensively. You are correct about violations of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, but there are a significant number of causes of action that you can file in a complaint. With modern technology,...View More
My late mother established a LLC, which owns two properties. Before my mother became incapacitated she appointed my sister as POA. During the probate of my mother’s estate it was discovered my sister was member of the LLC. I filed a complaint with the Court alleging my sister added herself as... View More
You need to hire a lawyer. The type of questions being asked and the legal issues being presented to the court are not simple and involve specific type of proofs. In a court proceeding involving claims of self-dealing, fraud, etc, you are also not going to walk into a court room and talk with a...View More
He paid for my school and agreed verbally to sponsor me to get my plumbing license. Seven years later he’s refusing to fill out the apprenticeship certification for me. Is it possible to sue for lost wages for what I would have been making as a licensed master plumber?
There is an insufficient factual basis to answer your question. Without knowing the reasons why he will not fill out the apprenticeship certification it is impossible to answer your question. You are probably going to require a consultation with an experienced attorney to determine what options you...View More
I bought this IG Girl from Miami a plane ticket for $350. We agreed that she would come to see me on a particular day, so I booked her flight using her info, and once I did, she blocked me and has been nonresponsive ever since. i have all the corresponding texts/receipts to prove it. If I were to... View More
You have been Scammed! Be glad your loss was small. Never send any money or buy plane tickets for anyone. Your losses could have been much worse. The authorities have much bigger Scammers to go after. What you have described happens just a few hundred times per day all over the country. Learn from...View More
Realistically no one can provide any meaningful answer without a review of all the pleadings. In addition, you are emotionally involved in this matter and not a trained attorney. The review of these documents will exceed what most attorneys will handle in a free consultation. With modern...View More
It could be difficult for attorneys here to respond to your request. This forum is basically a Q & A format, and it doesn't work like an attorney referral service. In addition to your own online searches for attorneys, you could use the tab above, "Find a Lawyer," or check the...View More
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