I am a victim of Assault and Battery. It occurred on the 9th of September and I am still in physical therapy with back and neck injuries. The hospital discharge summary says Assault, as well as other medical records and also the police report. I've had a harassment prevention order extended... Read more »
I recently had a baby prematurely. I shared this information internally with my employer. Within a few hours of sharing, I received an email from a co-worker to a group of customers, (some of which I do not know) detailing not only the birth of my son but also his full name and that he was born... Read more »
More information is needed to analyze your situation. Is your employer requiring you to take a leave you otherwise are not intending to take? Additionally, there is no private cause of action under HIPPA. Only the Department of Health and Human Services and state attorneys general have the power...Read more »
Physical abuse victims have many resources, but what about those being harassed, slandered, stalked & tormented by a malicious sociopath? Sociopaths strategically execute their schemes covertly, staying “under the radar” which keeps them just inside the law so they avoid exposure &... Read more »
Without knowing more specifics about your situation, I cannot give you direct legal guidance, but I would say that one option that may be available to you in Massachusetts is obtaining a Chapter 258A or Harassment Prevention order....Read more »
What is the basis for the prosecutor's decision to withdraw the complaint against you? Were you defamed or otherwise wrongfully prosecuted? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as...Read more »
My boyfriend of 4 years has been living a double life and has a one year old child with another woman. He’s been using me financially, borrowing over $25k over the course of our relationship. I have PayPal transfer receipts and written promises of repayment, fraudulent reasoning for why he needed... Read more »
You may have a case for breach of contract for the loans. As for the allegations of infidelity, you may want to contact the other woman via counsel. As for allegations of child endangerment of some sort, it depends on the facts. And do you need a restraining order for some reason? More details are...Read more »
You are in a tricky spot to navigate as there are so many ways to go and so many pitfalls too. Have you contacted the police about the cyber-bullying? If they are in the same school, have you notified the school so they can intervene on the bullying as well? As for the harassment, if they were...Read more »
She continually calls the tip line, lies on affidavits, has left threatening voicemails and text, put personal information on social media. She even called housing on a neighbor as well as DCF with false accusations. We tried getting a P.H.O and were told we didn't have enough. She also... Read more »
You can call the police re: the noise disturbance and threats. If there are lies that qualify as slander/ libel, you may be able to sue for that. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can...Read more »
You can sue in court for invasion of privacy. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications...Read more »
My private documents were stolen out of my office space and used against me in a deposition by the thief given them to her attorney. Now they are using these documents to further explore and have a judge sepeona the rest of my records.
I'm homeless and I have not seen my daughter in over a week my ex kicked me out because I called the cops on her for emotional abousing my daughter. Her and her mom as been making it hard for me to live and because of it I'm still homeless in the middle of Winter. Is there a law or a way... Read more »
You can access self-help resources for filing for child custody/ visitation at your local law library or online at the NY Courts website. You may seek a homeless shelter's help or a shelter for abused women, if applicable. You can report child abuse to child welfare services for investigation....Read more »
An email was written by a person who had removed off a volunteer board due to some publically embarrassing actions on their part. This person included information about myself that I believe could be considered slanderous and trying to tarnish my name/character. The information was about an... Read more »
More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/...Read more »
Copyright in images typically does not apply to parodies, and it is unlikely you can libel a famous person (a "public figure") with a political humor under the First Amendment and New York Times v. Sullivan unless your statement is presented as a fact and you have "actual...Read more »
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