I’m NY, small claims court has subject matter jurisdiction over amounts in dispute between $0 and $5000; civil court between $5000 and $25,000, and supreme court in New York entertains cases where the amounts sort by plaintiff and our defendant and counterclaims exceeds $25,000.
For a debt of around $3000 search is this one I would recommend hiring an attorney and bringing in action in small...
Aubrey Claudius Galloway's answer Although you "could be charged" by the police for a violation or low-level misdemeanor (like criminal mischief), the DA will probably decline to prosecute and even if they do, nothing will likely come of it. You lacked the "Mens Rea" (or guilty mind) for a more serious criminal offense or to make any stick. Remember the prosecution's standard of proof is 'beyond a reasonable doubt'.
NOTE that you ARE open to potential civil liability AND/OR termination for cause from your place of...
Michael David Siegel's answer Your husband should run his credit report. He can do it for free at annualcreditreport.com. You do not get your score but you get the entries. See what is there. Put a fraud complaint on anything false. If you are actually out money, file a police report.
Zev Goldstein's answer Getting a police report changed is difficult. You may want to start with filing a police report that your identity was used by someone other than yourself. If the matter is investigated, that officer will be in a position to request that the accident report be corrected.
Michael David Siegel's answer If she accepted payment back it is unlikely any prosecutor would pursue anything. You would claim it was a loan you paid back. Do not admit to using it without permission.
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