The event in question took place a couple of decades ago. Some of the main people involved are dead and some are alive. It's a relatively well known/publicized event, though not everyone's involvement is super well known its all easily available in news articles. I want to know about... Read more »
You potentially have to contend with the New York Civil Rights Law §§ 50 and 51, New York’s “Right of Privacy” law, which prohibit the use “for advertising purposes, or for the purposes of trade” of the name, portrait or picture of any living person without obtaining his or her prior...Read more »
It might be difficult for attorneys here to reply to you. The format here is only basic Q & A - it doesn't work like an attorney referral service. The closest thing might be the tab above, "Find a Lawyer," which you could use to supplement your own searches. You could search...Read more »
His charges are burglary3 robbery 3 and petit larceny for stealing at rite aid he said. His bond is 25k cash 5k bail is that excessive for “shoplifting” and also under the burglary it states see gri under his bail/bond amount what would that mean. Also what if the officers wrote up his... Read more »
It's possible you could, from a textbook standpoint. But from a practical standpoint, law firms would ask about the extent of damages. As a possible intentional tort involving invasion of privacy, this is something that some personal injury firms might handle. Keep in mind that such a matter...Read more »
I want to proceed with a lawsuit against the fostercare agency which represented me during my youth for civil rights violations, financial fraud, as well as theft of services,& emotional psychological distress.
A tort statute is typically three years, but that is not the issue. The issue is whether the asker has standing to sue as a plaintiff against a foster care apparatus that included a family court. The answer will be no.
America's government creates problems for which they enact...Read more »
My dogs contracted parvovirus no veterinarian in nyc would help me unless i had funds which i dont. i had to surrender the puppies to ACC (Animal control center) they had me sign surrender form and told me that i cant get them back because im surrendering them. which i get but these are my... Read more »
By surrendering them, you have no further legal claim. If they are being re-homed, you can apply to adopt them. However, your inability to provide for their medical needs in the past will likely be taken into account.
It's difficult for someone here to respond to your request for an attorney. The format of this forum is more Q & A than attorney referral service. To supplement your own searches, you could try the tab above, "Find a Lawyer." Additionally, the New York State Bar Association has...Read more »
Your question straddles a number of categories. I can only speak for the civil part; a criminal defense attorney could address criminal aspects. In my experience, it is the judge who makes decisions on dismissals. Your question includes the word "only." I can only say that I haven't...Read more »
The situation involves illegal sedation of a disabled person in a group home with evidence, and neglect/abuse with evidence. The group home agency has failed to correct the situation or address the situation appropriately on so many levels it's mind-blowing. We also want to sue for... Read more »
I'm sorry for your family's ordeal. Although this site doesn't operate like a lawyer referral service, the closest feature here is the Find-a-Lawyer tab above. You could use it to supplement searches you've already conducted. There's also a Lawyer Referral resource with the...Read more »
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B)(ii), the Court may dismiss a case if it determines that your Complaint, accepting every allegation as true, "fails to state a claim on which relief may be granted." In layman's terms, it means the Court is dismissing your case because the facts...Read more »
The case is a minor traffic accident. The prosecutor filed charges based on here say. They know the witness, keeps lying to everyone about what happened, and have done nothing. And the prosecutor, attached somebody else’s juvenile record to my file. Because we’re both Hispanic, and have the... Read more »
I don’t live with my siblings anymore and a court ordered me to live with my dad and my mother won’t let me see them is there a way I can get a court to make my mother have to let me visit my siblings?
There are attorneys in the human rights field who would know this best, but you await a response for two weeks. Until you find one, for now you try could searching for attorneys who handle human rights cases on a pro bono basis. You could also check with legal aid societies, bar associations, and...Read more »
If your tenants do not have the protection of an unexpired current lease and are not rent regulated, you may commence a holdover proceeding to recover possession of the apartment. Strongly recommend retaining an experienced landlord/tenant attorney to assist you with the process.
I am a graduate student of color and have a disability. I was recently withdrawn by my graduate program. I experienced both racial and disability based discrimination at the university which both impacted my academic progress. I was never provided support or an accommodation despite reporting... Read more »
One option could be to reach out to attorneys to learn if your matter falls under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), or other applicable federal and state laws. The ADA was enacted to prohibit discrimination based on disability. Good luck
Speedy trial is only applicable when your attorney does not consent to adjournments and requests the ADA to take the time until the next court appearance. If your attorney has consented to any of the adjournments for strategic reasons these days would be excluded from the speedy trial calculation....Read more »
I want to identify a defendant via order to show cause with an affidavit of support. Do I need a petition? If so, do I need to buy an index number? Can use the same index number in a lawsuit after the order to show in the same matter? Or do I have to buy a new index number?
Yes, you will need to file a petition (for which you will need to purchase an index number) and move by Order to Show Cause for pre-action discovery (which can only be used to identify a defendant - not to find out if you actually have a viable case). You CANNOT use the same index number in the...Read more »
A dentist office accepts my current insurance. But make me pay full price, bills my insurance separately then sends me a check for less than 50% of what I payed when my insurance covers 80% of the total visit. They also only make some people who have the same insurance pay. So if you and I both had... Read more »
It could be difficult to speculate why a dental or medical office would apply different billing protocols. As a convenience to the patient, some offices do not bill patients but instead, have them complete paperwork enabling their billing staff or contractor to bill on patient's behalf. When...Read more »
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