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Q: Does a nurse represent a medical institution in a legal case? If a nurse does wrong, is she an extension of the hospital
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq. answered on Feb 3, 2017

Lawyers represent companies. Her wrongdoing may be attributed to the hospital, but it depends on the specific facts and timing of such wrongs. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media... Read more »

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Q: My landlord has ignored repeated pleas to fix a shoddy wheelchair ramp and is intentionally making access harder for me

I am in a wheelchair and my landlord is intentionally making access to my apt impossible. At the same time he verbally berates me for my handicap. Further he treats me unfairly compared to other tenants without disabilities.

Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq. answered on Feb 3, 2017

This may be a violation of the ADA laws and a breach of your contract. 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 on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Libel & Slander for New York on
Q: I am a 56 yr female disable worker,who encounters malice and defamation from a person on the board of directors.

I work for Meals on Wheels and am bullied on a reg basis and have reported to proper ppl w/ no results,what can be done?

Derek John Soltis
Derek John Soltis answered on Nov 12, 2016

I am sorry to hear about your situation. Yes, you do have recourse. It sounds like there may have been a violation of the The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), the American with Disabilities Act along with New York laws against discrimination. You can always file a complaint... Read more »

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Q: I rent my condo in New York. I live out of the country do I have a right to continue to receive some mail at my condo?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 9, 2015

Why would you not be able to get mail there?

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Q: What is RPAPL 713(7)
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 8, 2015

http://tenant.net/Other_Laws/RPAPL/rpapl07.html

Does it really take an attorney to do a simple internet search, or can you use common sense?

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Q: In the 2006 supreme court of counsel of one choice is that case retroactive to all cases. Mines is in the Bronx
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 8, 2015

I do not understand this question. Perhaps it is the wrong question to ask.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New York on
Q: can a 26 year old female marry a 17 year old male
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 8, 2015

Yes, with parental consent. No, without it until he is 18.

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Q: How can I find out how many prisoners were released from New York State facilities, by facility, in 2014 and prior years
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 4, 2015

The department of corrections probably has the figures you want. Contact them and ask.

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Q: Are there are any court cases where the admission of inflammatory evidence, like a phone call, was deemed prejudicial?

911 phone call

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 4, 2015

Tons of cases on this subject. The operative phrase is that the prejudice outweighs the probative value, most likely.

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Q: Unemployed and being sued for a 4500$ car loan. Nothing of value to sell, would they allow me to work it off?

I got a letter in the mail from the supreme court for a car loan I had years ago. I was having financial trouble and called them to take the car back, under the impression everything was settled. Until last week I got this letter- there is no court date listed just a requirement to respond or... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 4, 2015

I sincerely doubt that they would be willing to let you work off the debt. You needed to go have a full discussion with a local attorney at the time you asked this question.

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Q: can i make a dealer fix my used car under the warranty of serviceability ?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 4, 2015

Read the contract.

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Q: how can you claim your portion of land/inheritance in Puerto Rico if your from the United States?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 4, 2015

With an attorney that you have hired?

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Q: My 8 year old grandson traded an electronic toy with a friend without permission when told to get his toy back the other

Child refused to return my grandson's toy. The other child's mother is not being helpful. Is there anything I can legally do to get my grandson's toy back

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 4, 2015

Instruct the grandson as to why we do not give our toys away or trade them. What is it that you are thinking you can do legally? File a lawsuit? That would most likely cost more than to go buy another toy.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New York on
Q: Are there any exceptions to the 10 per cent requirement? Are there any situations where only 5% is needed?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 27, 2015

You put this in the Other forum, so I guess it is not about criminal law. What are you talking about? Is this about a bond? You would have to ask bonding companies this question. I bet you will find that some might work with you.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New York on
Q: Can expedia charge service fees for room reservations in NY state?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 27, 2015

Probably.

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Q: In order to get legal aide in NY is the only option to show up on the first court date and make a request?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 26, 2015

Is this a criminal matter or a family matter? Why do you ask this question? Have you tried to contact legal aid in your community?

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Q: Can I claim property left in my garage last Oct by people I have no contact info for? I have to move & can't leave anyth

Tools & frame of race car.

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 14, 2015

Go see a local attorney about this. It appears that the property was abandoned.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New York on
Q: My bd was ordered to pay 98 dollars a week do I get my payments weekly or monthly?

It was first $384 before I received it and it they only gave me $200

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 13, 2015

Have you asked them about the frequency of the payments?

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Q: Is it consider abandonment if I leave my newborns with Cys

Is it considered abandonment if I leave my newborn with Cys they already have physical custody and medical over them will they charge me with abandoment if I just leave

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 29, 2015

The only answer I can give is perhaps. Basically, abandonment is when you make absolutely no provisions for the child.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New York on
Q: Could you recommend a course that specifically ​discusses legal terms and conditions from a business perspective?​

I'm comfortable with business terms however I need some guidance when reviewing contracts for legal concerns.

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 4, 2015

Business law was a course back when I was in school.

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