Yes, the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, which provides for triple damages plus attorneys fees has a very broad reach and can even be applied to businesses as well as people. Not only can plumbers and electricians be held in violation of the NJ Consumer Fraud Act, but also the New Jersey Home...Read more »
resolved through arbitration in accordance with AAA rules. However, in AAA Consuner Rules, R-9. 'Small Claims Option for the Parties' reads as 'If a party’s claim is within the jurisdiction of a small claims court, either party may choose to take the claim to that court instead of... Read more »
Yes, you may proceed with filing a small claims action against the auto dealership. However be sure to follow what requirements or stipulation the AAA requires in order to proceed with filing a small claims court action.
My husband filed for divorce after marriage of 27 months.He filed for divorce in new jersey.He is 32 years old citizen.I am 27 years old green card holder.He earns 70k and I earn 20k annually. I am not having any usa educational degree. He brought house and car before marriage.
These questions cannot be decided in a vacuum like this. You need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney to protect your interests in this matter. This is not a do-it-yourself project. You can "meet" your attorney by way of a secured video conference or in person. Remember, a good...Read more »
Harassing us,threatening, & bullying us. He breeched the lease in several areas, was supposed to supply electric to outbuilding, has not, refusing to pay credits when He either refused to do the work or sent his maintenance guy out here to start projects last May, & never returned. When we... Read more »
You can't just take furniture from a place because you feel its been abandoned it may not be. That can be a criminal offense. If your trying to get a property by adverse possession be careful as many people end up not getting the property but getting a criminal charge instead for such things...Read more »
Deceased did not keep a file of records and there are payments to a lawyer for services. Can I legally demand case file paperwork from the lawyer? I suspect ethics issues from the lawyer and need proof that there wasn't work being done.
I'm sorry your post remains open for four weeks. Consider reposting under the Probate and Estate Planning sections instead of Arbitration/Mediation. There's no guarantee that every question is ultimately answered, but you would have better chances of your question being seen by someone...Read more »
My divorce was moved to arbitration because my husband was lying and destroying evidence of our business, he did this to hide both the value of the business and his income. After 7 years of arbitration my case was returned to the court. My husband continued to lie about his income which was... Read more »
surgery performed after I was admitted to the ER, broken leg set,and the doctor they provided for me did not take my insurance. I was never told this or signed anything and they sent me an outrageous bill for his work, now they are sueing me for the full amount
You could look for an attorney or law firm that handles collections defense - healthcare claims. If they put the matter into suit and served you with a summons and complaint, move promptly in arranging for an attorney to answer or to request an extension. Good luck
My wonnHas a mild learning disability and she speaks English to assure the medical and educational well being of my children. I am their father and she wants to take them to St Lo hi is Missouri where her sister lives . By law can she just pick up and go
NO! She cannot leave N.J. without a Court Order, which allows it. You can certainly fight this by retaining an experienced matrimonial attorney. In a landmark ruling handed down recently by the New Jersey Supreme Court, the court unanimously reversed its 2001 Baures holding that a custodial parent...Read more »
MSA not signed yet as it was not sent/forwarded to me. Husband of 22 yrs left family with 4 children June 2017 and filed for divorce. I retained attorney in Oct 2017 and requested support. As of yet no support given. They want me to empty retirement acct early, not husband though, to pay 1/2 of... Read more »
You should never think of yourself as a nuisance to your attorney. You are entitled to change attorneys at any time if you are not satisfied. Without a document review, it is not possible to provide more specific answers. You need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney who knows how to...Read more »
I, my wife and our only kid came to US in 2010 on my work visa. We lived here for few months and she called up 911 for DV abuse. There were no charges against me as I did nothing wrong. However, she left home with our child. I went to my country back tried all means to be in touch with them via... Read more »
I understand your concerns relating to visitation of your child. Since you are back in the US, it would be wise to file a motion to develop a parenting time schedule for the child. Based on a number of factors, parenting time will likely occur, however, there...Read more »
I live in NJ and have every reason to believe my spouse is cheating. Proof would be in his phone records. However, I'm looking to subpoena these records and have definite proof before deciding to file for a divorce.
Hello and thanks for your question. I'm sorry you are going through this tough time. Divorce is incredibly difficult, especially when there is adultery involved. I'll try to answer you as best I can, here in this general forum.
With regard to subpoenas, it is possible to issue a...Read more »
That would depend upon your agreement and the terms thereunder. Get yourself a good computer/internet lawyer to review the contract and your rights.
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