In NYC, my boyfriend forcibly grabbed my phone out of my hand after I advised him that I was recording him during an argument. He wouldn't give the phone back unless I deleted the video. Is that battery or another cause of action?
Yes, it could be a basis hypothetically, Non-consensual contact may be made with either a person or that person's extended personality, The example I recall from school was that of a plate being taken by force form someones hands. Another common example is a necklace another object extending the...Read more »
Arlene’s Flowers v. State of Washington is a collection of cases. They all are based on a gay couple who tried to order flowers for their wedding. The florist refused to provide floral arrangements for a same-sex wedding because of her Christian beliefs. The couple, with the help of the ACLU,...Read more »
I pawned my stereo for $125 with the understanding that I would be back to pick it up within 7 days. I called on the 4 day and was told it got sold a few days prior. He not only broke out deal, but he broke state law by selling the item before the 5 day minimum wait time. I have a witness to the... Read more »
The amount of money involved is way too small to be of interest to most lawyers. FYI, the law is not designed to solve every little problem that comes your way during this lifetime; the Latin phrase for this rule is "De minimus non curat lex."
I was recently qualified through NACA for a mortgage. I paid for a home inspection, I got a contract of sale, and I hired an architect (all out of pocket). The rehab specialist I was dealing with was extremely negligent in returning calls and emails. It took her a week to contact me back and sp I... Read more »
As you just found out, tor all practical purposes the answer is yes. BTW: The lesson just learned--about what happens to many people who have bad attitudes when dealing with other people who can pull the rug out from under them--is much more valuable than you think. As Archie Bunker used to say to...Read more »
During my civil court trial in Manhattan on 5/17/19, the judge was yawning the entire time of the trial. We were also never sworn in before. When I was giving my testimony, she repeatedly cut me off and was abrasive and dismissive. At one point, the judge replied: what's to say you don't have... Read more »
So this is one of those times you should have had a lawyer instead of doing it yourself. You can appeal, but factual determinations are only overturned on an abuse of discretion, which is very hard to show. Also, to appeal, you would need to order the full transcript, which will be several...Read more »
Court Order was received a few days ago re distribution amts. to the parties. Plaintff now represented by his estate, no mention of estate in the Order. Distributions are to "plaintiff" and "defendant". Also, parties were given an initial distribution amt of $10,000.00 each, the Order... Read more »
I was leasing a yellow taxi medallion from a broker. The car title is under my name and financed by Toyota. The insurance is under the name of the medallion owner. The medallion got repossessed by the bank. My car has been sitting for over 3 weeks and the broker has not put the medallion back on... Read more »
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Will subsequent actions seeking to collect judgements against the debtor automatically assume the liability rests with the shareholder and not the alter ego? Or will plaintiffs have to make motions again, but use previous judgements as precedent?
since July 2018 he was paid according to contract $14,500.00 he took the money and disappeared did not do any work only demolished the bathroom and fled he was not answering any calls or emails. The designer took the wall unit with had a locked drawer in it my CC/Check book i /pocket book idrawer... Read more »
Ocwen has a record that it's paid, but won't give us a copy of it. Title company requiring satisfaction and payoff check to release funds, they are not available to us, Mom is deceased. Title company knows that ResCap/GMAC went bankrupt. Ocwen has no legal obligation to provide a satisfaction... Read more »
The vent blows air into my apartment instead of withdrawing air as it should. Consequently, the whole apartment often fills several times a day with unpleasant cooking and bathroom smells from elsewhere in the building. My email records show that I have been complaining since 2008, sometimes... Read more »
If you are the owner of a condo unit, you do not have a typical landlord/tenant relationship with the board as you would in a coop apartment. Therefore, abatement may not be the correct term to use. If you want the situation corrected, you will need to have the formation documents carefully...Read more »
Property partition, Supreme Court Civil. Court appointed transactional attorney at hourly rate for conducting private sale of property (not foreclosed/not auctioned). Is the process by which such attorney submits his fee application done by Notice of Motion and Affirmation of Application submitted... Read more »
I bought the judgment and an assignment was filed but the captain was not amended, now the defendant tries to vacate the judgment, I tried to remove the attorney on record who filed the case, but I can not find him.
You do not have to remove an attorney for post-judgment litigation. An engagement ends with the judgment. However, when you buy a judgment you buy it with any impediments, including that it might be vacated.
If there is a bill outstanding, you get nothing without a court order. You do not get attorney notes and internal memos, but you get all pleadings, letters, emails, and discovery materials. The attorney will hand it over when someone else appears in the case for you.
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