I'm sorry about your injury and the injury of the special needs child. It could be difficult for attorneys here to answer your question accurately, based on the brief facts at hand. You mention negligence. If you could successfully prove that, it's possible you could have a case. But the...View More
My old landlord did a final walkthrough and collected my keys on 11/30/23 and is now claiming I am still responsible for rent for December and January per an addendum in my lease. If they collected my keys and I no longer have access to the unit, and they listed it as available online shortly... View More
Likely, the turnover of the keys ended the lease obligations. Did your landlord return the tenant security deposit to you within fourteen days of the turnover of the keys? If not, and if the landlord did not provide you a written itemization of legal deductions in the...View More
You must also be a Rent Stabilized tenant. A NYC landlord to a Rent Stabilized tenant is barred by law from refusing to renew a lease even when the tenant owes rent and even if the landlord has a nonpayment eviction case in Housing Court.
Custodial parent told noncustodial parent about child getting braces in Sept 2021. Noncustodial parent asked for itemized bill to see what their portion (50/50) would be. Custodial parent never sent any bills. Feb 2024 custodial parent demands $580 by text with pictures of bills dating back to... View More
New York's Article 4 of the Family Court Act has no provision for deadlines of bills for unreimbursed medical expenses. Therefore, the determination of whether a bill is "reasonable" falls on the support magistrate doing the enforcement. Some magistrates will limit the...View More
Uward Modification granted. I have a court order for child support stating that the non custodial parents child support obligation is "X" bi weekly and is to be paid through support collections unit. The court order was signed back in November of 2023 and retro active to the date or... View More
New York State. Upstate. Ulster county. Living in apartment after14 day notice. Petition hearing next week. Main question is, Will partial pay cancel the eviction process? For example, if I owe 7k right now and pay 1k before court, will they have to start over? Hearing is also 3 days before the end... View More
Apparently situation is the revoked Preferential Rent ( after 2019 Act). In my renewal lease now is High Old LLR, though it was HSTPA change in 2020/2021; my bills are reversed to High Rent with Concessions. I researched Neighbours: all of... View More
Something seems wrong with the underlying facts. The J51 should have expired. https://www.nyc.gov/site/hpd/services-and-information/tax-incentives-j-51.page#:~:text=Benefits%20granted%20include%3A,get%20the%2014%2Dyear%20exemption
If there was an agreement to pay the funds back, you can sue to recover…the questions are (1) can you prove the debt (especially if the agreement was oral rather than written); (2) how much time and cost will you incur to being an action; and (3) is there a means to collect on a judgment.
In New York estate planning and probate, a citation in the context of a will is a legal notice issued by the court. This notice is sent to distributees (potential heirs and other interested parties) to inform them of the probate proceedings and to give them an opportunity to appear in court if they...View More
In New York, a parent is not automatically considered the legal guardian of their child once the child reaches the age of 18, as they are considered an adult in the eyes of the law. This means the 19-year-old son, who is physically and mentally capable, is legally responsible for his own decisions,...View More
"Head covering" could mean almost anything. An employment lawyer would examine your job duties first and foremost. Does your position description or your job duties pose a physical safety threat to you or others for wearing some type of unknown head covering?
This is something that attorneys who deal regularly with DMV and related matters would know best, but your post remains open for two weeks. You could check with DMV's online resources, but many people who have out-of-state plates usually use an alternate address that they maintain in the other...View More
Someone vandalized the store which is the same person stalking me and harassing me and he found out where I worked and broke the store windows and I told my boss it might be him and he said I would have to pay for the damages when I wasn’t at fault at all I can’t control people.
The short answer is no, the employer cannot require you to pay the damage. In New York, there is a short list of deductions an employer may take from a worker's salary, like wage overpayment, taxes, etc. Needless to say, the list does not include property damage caused by your stalker. The...View More
If the case was filed in Supreme Court, you can check the New York State Courts Electronic Filing (NYSCEF) system, https://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/nyscef/HomePage You can search by index number, party name and attorney.
In addition to the NYS Court System resources my colleague mentions, there are other databases out there, such as PACER, and several commercial ones. Sometimes, a case could also come up in a simple internet search, but the court and legal databases are a more reliable resource. If you find the...View More
An attorney who works with health care matters should be able to handle HIPAA claims - you chose the correct category. You also chose Identity Theft as a category. If this resulted in identity theft related to information from your medical records, check your financial statements from banks and...View More
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