Cary B. Hall's answer It seems like you're responding here to an answer given by another attorney previously here on Justia - but what was the original question?
Regardless, you're going to be hard-pressed to have any attorney here on Justia "second guess" your existing attorney who knows your case, all of the factual details, etc. Without knowing *anything* about your case, the best I can suggest is that you request an office meeting with your present attorney if you're not satisfied with his...
Cary B. Hall's answer You're citing a criminal statute, but talking about bringing a civil suit. Two completely different animals, and you're going to have to pick one.
I suggest you contact the local police to inquire about bringing criminal trespass charges against your neighbor. They may, and they may not. If the cops won't charge (because they believe it's a property dispute best left to the civil courts), then you can consider whether or not to bring a civil lawsuit against your neighbors seeking...
Cary B. Hall's answer Anyone can sue anybody in court for anything. The question is, do they have a good case?
From the few details you've shared, it sounds like her case -- if any -- would be against your landlord, and not you. If she files an action in court, however, you'll have to go to court and tell your side of things to the judge. Don't miss the court date or she'll get a default judgment against you for your failure to appear!
I also see that you're asking your question from Maryland. If...
Cary B. Hall's answer Well, the problem is that you don't know who made the reports against you -- Children & Youth/Child Protective Services don't (and won't) tell you that. You might think you know who it is, but you won't get confirmation of it from the agency. And it'll be somewhat difficult to prove unless the person admits it to you or someone else.
So that makes it pretty difficult to file any charges or bring any action against such a person. And as far as I know, there isn't one person or entity...
Cary B. Hall's answer If I had a nickel for every new client that came in with an "easy case" or a "slam dunk," I'd already be retired and living in Aruba. If it was so easy, that client could simply file the litigation him- or herself and proceed without an attorney, right?
The reality is that there are rarely "easy cases." Each case has its own set of facts and circumstances, and -- like an iceberg -- what we see at first usually misses the lion's share of what's really going on. My suggestion is that...
Elizabeth Tarasi's answer Did the appeal period pass? If it did file your judgment in the court of common please in your county. The execute on the judgment. Serve everything by regular mail and certified.
Cary B. Hall's answer Contact your local Lawyer Referral Service to get matched up with an attorney. The Allegheny County Bar Association almost surely has one, or can at least point you in the right direction.
As for "your share of the house," I think you'll be hard pressed to recover anything since you two were not married. But you may be entitled to other damages, so do continue on! Best of luck to you.
Cary B. Hall's answer You may have to sue your mother in civil court -- although if she has no money in which to satisfy any civil judgment against her, all you'll be left with is the judgment paper itself at the end of the day. Perhaps she'd be willing to enter into some kind of repayment plan?
Elizabeth Tarasi's answer In a products liability case you need to have a duty, breach of the duty and damages. I’m not sure if pizza delivery gives rise to a duty. What are your damages? You would have to have damages in the six figure area to warrant the expense of litigation.
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