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Q: My husband passed away unexpected and I am not listed on the credit union acct and I need to access the money.
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 17, 2021

I'm sorry for your loss, and that your question remains unanswered in your time of need. This is not my area of practice, but you could try reposting under Probate and Estate Planning if the credit union can't offer guidance in terms of beneficiaries/alternate beneficiaries. Attorneys in... Read more »

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Q: What steps should I take if I have been impacted by two of the listed products via Johnson Johnson lawsuit

I have been using biotin collagen shampoo and conditioner for a couple of years now. I have suffered scalp irritation and hair loss over the years and could not figure out what it was and now this news comes out.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jul 20, 2021

I'm sorry for your ordeal. You are describing what appears to be a matter that could involve product liability legal theories. There are many firms that handle product-based cases, but some specialize in certain areas - pharmaceuticals, consumer products, or other goods. You could research... Read more »

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Q: Am I entiled to pain & suffering for long term Covid results? (lost toes L foot)
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 25, 2021

I'm sorry this happened to you. It could depend on the nature of the claim and other factors. Some types of injury claims do not generally provide for pain and suffering. Additionally, COVID is introducing new territory in some settings. You could reach out to attorneys to discuss in further... Read more »

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Q: My suitcase is lost thru taxi curb how do I find it
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 23, 2021

Did you pay through an app or other digital means? Maybe that info could be help locate driver and vehicle to ask if they have the suitcase. Another approach might be through the TLC - here's a link for Lost Property through the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission:... Read more »

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Q: can someone using my address for drivers license access my credit/steal my house?

My friend is between permanent living spaces and is using my address to receive mail temporarily. She just renewed her drivers license online and used my address. Can she damage my credit or access my personal finances in any way now that she is recognized as living here on a NYS document?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on May 17, 2021

It would seem unlikely, without having more sensitive personal information such as social security number, mother's maiden name, or things of that nature that most financial institutions use as safeguards. Additionally, there are certain formalities observed in transferring ownership of a... Read more »

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Q: I have 2 mugs that say 2009 Hannah Girl Productions, Inc. Exclusive represented by Mixed Media Group, Inc. NY, NY 10016

I want to know if they are safe for the microwave, or for boiling water! They are not marked at all. Please advise!!

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on May 11, 2021

Unfortunately, we aren't likely to know this here. It's something to check with the manufacturer or distributer. And dealing with boiling water, it's something you want to get right for safety reasons. Good luck,

Tim Akpinar

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Q: Lease break due to luck in cooking gas and construction works in the building.

Hey,

I’m renting an apartment in nyc for almost a year. A month and a half ago due to a leak, the cooking gas in all the building was turned off. The landlord said it’ll take a week. Since then we don’t have cooking gas, there is an awful noise in the building that prevents us from... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 20, 2021

I'm sorry for your ordeal. Your post remains open for three days, and is probably something that the landlord-tenant attorneys here would have the most insight about. There's no guarantee that all questions are answered, but if you wanted to try reposting and adding Landlord-Tenant as a... Read more »

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Q: 20 share certificate for great american indus dated 12/13/1979 any good?

it belonged to me dad. how do i find out if its legitimate?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 14, 2021

There are attorneys here who are knowledgeable in stocks/securities, but your post remains open for four weeks. At this point, one option might be to consult with a financial investment company - asking them if due to COVID they might be able to help make an assessment of the certificates with... Read more »

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Q: So my mom passed on Sept 3rd 2020. She had alot of money that was in places bc she had to hide it from her bf.

When she passed all of her real jewelry, money and lots of paperwork came up missing.. Talked to a medium and confirmed she was definitely robbed. How can I go about doing anything bout it?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 8, 2021

I'm sorry for the loss of of your mom. As a starting point, you speak with attorneys who handle Probate - Estate Planning matters to seek guidance on learning whether a will or other measures were taken. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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Q: My neighbor refuses to comply with an order to remedy of a fence that is on my property lin

The village lawyer is avoiding sending a letter to explain the village fines.

The neighbor is making my life difficult. I think it is because I am an easy target age 77 and a woman

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 31, 2021

This is something that a real estate lawyer would have the most insight about - you could repost under the Real Estate section. There's no guarantee every post is picked up, but you'd have better chances in that category. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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Q: If you could do your life over, knowing what you know now, would you still become a lawyer?

Is the law profession overcrowded?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of being a lawyer?

If I was your child, would you advise me to become a lawyer?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 20, 2021

Many professions are crowded today - but that doesn't stop people from going to school to better themselves. Learn what you can by researching online or at local libraries. Contact law school admissions offices. If there are law firms in your area that would allow you to do an internship... Read more »

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Q: How can a person find out if a company has been sued before or is currently being sued without paying a search service

Involving patent or contracts

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 8, 2021

There are tools such as PACER, unified court system online resources, and databases for general lawsuits. You mention patent - you could also repost your question and add Patents (Intellectual Property) as a category. Not every question is ultimately picked up on this board, but a patent attorney... Read more »

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Q: My father passed away in OK with a will, my brother as executor. There was an account in my dads name that my brothers

Name was added to im being told it is his and I have no right to it even though my father’s will says 50/50.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 1, 2021

I'm sorry for the loss of your father. This is something that the attorneys in the Probate and Estate Planning categories would know the most about, but your post remains open for three weeks. There's no guarantee that every question is picked up, but you could try reposting under those... Read more »

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Q: How can I find out details about the estate of my late aunts?

My father had 2 sisters and a brother. He died 20 years ago. One of my aunts died in 2010 and the other in 2017. An estate lawyer contacted me a while ago to ask me to sign waivers and other documents.

Last time I was contacted by the same law firm was in 2018, asking me again to sign... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 26, 2021

This is something that the probate/estate planning attorneys here would know about - but your post remains open for three days. Not every post is ultimately picked up, but you could try reposting and adding Probate and Estate Planning as categories instead of only posting only under Uncategorized.... Read more »

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Q: Consider the peaks for caffeine and acetaminophen in the chromatogram attached.

(a) Calculate the resolution

(b) Measuring w1 / 2 on the chromatogram, find the number of plates (N1 and N2) and the plate height for these two compounds.

(b) Using the number of plates (with N calculated from width (w) at baseline), the relative retention (a) and the capacity... Read more »

James Tack Jr
James Tack Jr answered on Feb 17, 2021

Having consumed 6 cups of coffee in the consideration of this question, I now have a headache requiring me to take 2 Tylenol.

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Q: Due to high snow banks I could not see approaching vehicle and was hit how should I plea to failure to yield?

I was going south on Fremont St., colliding vehicle was going west on Washington St. I had stop sign. No injuries. Other driver stated he could not see me as well due to high snow banks.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 11, 2021

If your question is in the context of a ticket, repost it under Traffic Tickets - there are attorneys active on this site who handle traffic violation defense. If it is in the course of pleading liability in the context of the adverse claimant's assertions of negligence, your insurance carrier... Read more »

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Q: How will my advanced heart failure be treated in jail
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 30, 2020

This is something that a criminal defense attorney might know best, but you await a response for two weeks. There's no guarantee of a response (because this is something that few attorneys may be familiar with), but you could try reposting under the Criminal Law category. As a general matter,... Read more »

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Q: I was the victim of a cybercrime and sent a complaint into the FBI. Would this show up on a background check?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 22, 2020

You would need to check with them as to who their databases are shared with and who has access to them. But even if it was to show up in a search, there is no fault or wrongdoing in being a victim. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for New York on
Q: How can I get paperwork on someone and how much is it since it’s public records .

I own a salon and im hiring a barber

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 8, 2020

It depends what kind of paperwork. In terms of general information out there, many public records have found their way online in various forms. If this is in connection with a background check for employment, depending on the information you seek, you may want to consider contacting an employment... Read more »

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Q: Is it legal for my employer to require me to have my video on during my entire shift via Zoom while working from home?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 24, 2020

You might have better chances of a response if you additionally reposted in the Employment Law category. There's no guarantee every question is picked up, but your post remains open for a week, and this is something that an employment attorney would know best. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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