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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: Can anyone provide assistance in filing an Federal Tort Claim Act appeal? Im looking for a "how to process."
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answered on Mar 30, 2024

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to file an appeal under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA):

1. Review the denial letter: Carefully read the denial letter you received from the federal agency to understand the reason(s) for the denial of your FTCA claim.

2. Determine the...
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Q: Is Abuse and Exploitation, identity theft, financial abuse, physical and emotional abuse fall under white collar crime?

My current guardian has abused her placement by deliberate maltreatment and manipulation of my health using my mental health against me. Guardian has been taking advantage of me, my entire life as a person for her personal gain and control. She assaulted me with a broom. Then she admitted in open... View More

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answered on Feb 25, 2024

Yes, many of the actions you described, such as identity theft, financial abuse, and tax fraud, can be considered forms of white-collar crime. These crimes typically involve deceit, manipulation, and exploitation for financial gain, often perpetrated by individuals in positions of trust or... View More

Q: Is Abuse and Exploitation, identity theft, financial abuse, physical and emotional abuse fall under white collar crime?

My current guardian has abused her placement by deliberate maltreatment and manipulation of my health using my mental health against me. Guardian has been taking advantage of me, my entire life as a person for her personal gain and control. She assaulted me with a broom. Then she admitted in open... View More

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answered on Feb 21, 2024

Yes, the types of abuse and exploitation you have described would generally be considered forms of white collar crime. Specifically:

- Identity theft - Using someone's personal or financial information illegally for fraudulent purposes. This is a type of white collar crime.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: Can I find out who the complainant was responsible for precipitating the home raid by local cops with a drug warrant?

Nothing was found and no arrests were made. How do I find out who signed a sworn affidavit accusing me of drug activity?

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

If you want to find out who filed the complaint that led to the home raid by local police, you can start by requesting a copy of the search warrant affidavit or the police report related to the incident. These documents may contain information about the complainant or the basis for the search... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: Can I find out who the complainant was responsible for precipitating the home raid by local cops with a drug warrant?

Nothing was found and no arrests were made. How do I find out who signed a sworn affidavit accusing me of drug activity?

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answered on Feb 14, 2024

So do you mean the officer who brought the warrant before the Judge or perhaps a regular citizen that provided the evidence to support the warrant? They are required to leave a copy of the Warrant order which should say the name of the officer that applied for the warrant. As for who provided them... View More

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: What does non db detention mean?
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answered on Jan 26, 2024

Non-DB detention is a category of federal pretrial detention, referring to custody of defendants that have federal criminal charges pending against them but have not been designated dangerous or flight risks.

Some key points about non-DB detention:

- "DB" stands for...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: What can i do? Is this illegal? Is he commiting fraud?

I have a contract signed by me. I was loaned money from somewho is charging an interest fee of 650$.In which doesnt lower the loan of my original loan amount. I know he isnt reporting his extra willings to the irs , nor he is a USA Citizen. He does this as a side business.

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answered on Jan 23, 2024

If someone is lending money with an interest charge that doesn't decrease the principal loan amount, it's important to first examine the terms of the contract you signed. Ensure that the interest rate and terms of repayment are clearly stated and understood. If the terms are not clear or... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence, Family Law, Federal Crimes and Personal Injury for New Jersey on
Q: What recourse do I have because my partner has been financially, emotionally and psychologically abusing me for six year

He convinced me to sell my house in brooklyn and now the money is gone and I owe the IRS. He makes me feel worthless and blames me for everything, I am severely depressed and have anxiety disorder because of all this. I feel like I can't do anything.

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answered on Mar 22, 2023

You really need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney with extensive domestic violence trial experience to obtain a Final Restraining Order against him. With modern technology, you can be represented by any high-quality attorney in New Jersey irrespective of geography. Pick the best... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: a defendant is giving a title 35 does it have anything 2 do with giving info about another defendant in order 2 get fav?
Michael A. Smolensky
Michael A. Smolensky
answered on Jan 17, 2023

The form of this question is difficult to understand. A defendant can get a favorable plea agreement for a variety of reasons. Cooperating with authorities as an informant is only one of many. A defense attorney who can identify a meritorious pretrial motion can also negotiate a favorable plea deal... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for New Jersey on
Q: I got arrested after a warrantless search and the police took my mothers car

The car wasn’t registered yet, but I had the title, which was made out to my mother, and showed it to the cops before the search. They took the title and the car. It’s been a month and they aren’t giving it back. I told them on the scene that it was my car just in my mothers name trying to... View More

H. Scott Aalsberg
H. Scott Aalsberg
answered on Oct 19, 2022

We can't tell you why the car has not been released as we don't know the police's side of the story, but it may be because they can't release an unregistered car out of impound in most cases.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Native American Law for New Jersey on
Q: What laws are in place to prosecute non-Native offenders who commit crimes on Native reservations?
Scott E Beemer
Scott E Beemer
answered on Oct 8, 2022

It depends. Currently, Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta, a majority of five justices sided with the state of Oklahoma, finding that state governments have the legal jurisdiction to prosecute non-Native citizens for crimes committed against Native citizens on sovereign tribal lands.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: My friend is in county since yesterday for credit card theft gave 9 charges superior is there chance he will be released
Michael A. Smolensky
Michael A. Smolensky
answered on Aug 24, 2022

To be held in pretrial detention is ordinarily not part of anyone's plans. Nevertheless, more information is required to develop the arguments for his release. In the meantime, if your friend very much wants the court to order pretrial release, then he will want to give careful thought to... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: If I’m on federal pretrial can I switch my lawyer in get a new one my lawyer not doin her job now bein though I’m reales
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answered on Apr 11, 2022

I’m assuming that you mean that you’re currently on pretrial release while your case is pending, correct? You can certainly terminate and hire a new lawyer at any time. If your current lawyer is court-appointed, you should discuss it with them to determine whether or not you would be eligible... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: My parents are withholding my mail from me, isn’t that illegal?

I was living with them temporarily for 6 months, they asked me to leave and I’ve been out since February. I have USPS they send me emails about mail coming in. I have mail that was delivered to their house I’ve messaged them multiple times about retrieving my letters without a response. I... View More

Richard Diamond
Richard Diamond
answered on Mar 9, 2022

Ask a neutral 3rd party to go to your parent's home and have that person ask your parents to give him / her your mail. I presume that it is safe to say that you and your parents are not on good terms at present and have no intention of communicating with you or responding to your emails. If... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Criminal Law, Elder Law and Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: selling bitcoin for cash or cashiers cheque is legal in usa . the payments were received from 3 rd party

the cashiers cheques received were from individuals, who I did not know .

H. Scott Aalsberg
H. Scott Aalsberg
answered on Feb 9, 2022

Not necessarily, but more information is needed to answer your question. I suggest that you setup a consultation with a business cybersecurity internet lawyer. That being said this could be a scam. Expect the lawyer to charge you a fee for the advise.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: Why is it that a lawyer wouldn’t show up for a pre-indictment hearing?

Today was my fiancés pre-indictment hearing, we have been waiting to hear about any discovery found, the strength of the evidence (which as we know it isn’t too strong), the possible charges, etc. However the lawyer did not show and the pre-indictment hearing was literally under five minutes and... View More

H. Scott Aalsberg
H. Scott Aalsberg
answered on Dec 16, 2021

If you paid your lawyer he/she should have appeared for the hearing. It is an important hearing, but generally your lawyer would have already spoken to the prosecutor and some lawyers even go to the court house to pickup that discovery also prior to the hearing because many hearings today are not... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: How much time can u serve for having a gun in nj

With no permit

H. Scott Aalsberg
H. Scott Aalsberg
answered on Dec 12, 2021

The answer depends on several factors such as who charged you state or federal, was the gone used in a commission of a crime etc. Speak with a lawyer this is a serious charge and generally has a mandatory term of imprisonment.

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2 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes, Family Law, Health Care Law and Probate for New Jersey on
Q: Is knowingly submitting false information or hiding relevant information on a Medicaid recovery claim document fraud?

I live in the state of New Jersey. My sister is currently administering my late mother’s estate, which includes a Medicaid lien of 200 thousand dollars (including additional charges). Medicaid sent notice to the estate administrator to provide a full accounting of the my late mother’s estate.... View More

Morris Leo Greb
Morris Leo Greb
answered on Nov 27, 2021

Yes submission of knowingly false information to the government is a criminal act. The possible maximum penalties are quite severe. I suggest you speak to an attorney with experience in handling federal criminal acts.

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: What the penalty for an 18 year old for the first time when commit Theft by unlawful taking or disposition
H. Scott Aalsberg
H. Scott Aalsberg
answered on Sep 21, 2021

At 18 you are considered an adult in the criminal justice system so you face adult penalties which at the minimum for any theft offense is up to 180 days in jail, fines, probation etc if the amount is up to $200.00. Over $200 but less than $500 up to 18 months in jail, fines probation and Over... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New Jersey on
Q: A business in NJ delivered products to a business in MN. The business in MN refuses to pay for or return the product.

Is this stealing? How can one alert the authorities if this is against Minnesota or federal law?

H. Scott Aalsberg
H. Scott Aalsberg
answered on Aug 11, 2021

Too many questions would need to be asked before we could give you a correct answer. You will need to setup a consultation with a lawyer.

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