To answer your question, I have several more questions.
1. Who had control of the property? (control of the property will figure in as to who has liability and whether there is negligence.)
2. When did this happen? (there is a 2 years statute of limitations on personal injury cases. Moreover, the faster you sought medical attention after the injury will factor into the strength of you case)
3. How many and what kind of doctors have you seen? (Getting medical attention is very...
First, you should make a motion for contribution to household expenses. In fact, I'm sure there are a number of pendente lite motions that should be filed in your case. You should sit down with a matrimonial attorney with adequate experience as soon as possible. Remember, when finding an attorney, make sure that it is an attorney who is often in the court in which your case is pending. Please feel free to contact us for any further information or assistance.
Like any area inhabited by professionals, medicine, car mechanics, electrical engineering, etc., you must always have the appropriate professional to represent you. If you do not qualify for legal aid or a pro bono attorney, and you can not afford the relatively modest retainer for this type of case that you mentioned, rethink the lawsuit. It is dangerous to enter into such an endeavor unprepared.
It is possible that they have made a mistake in billing or that you are being contacted by a fraudulent creditor or that your identity has been usurped. However if they are improperly collecting on a debt that is not yours and using a third party debt collector, you may be entitled to damaged under the Federal law regulating collection activities by third parties (FDCPA) Please feel free to take a look at the primer on FDCPA that I have written and posted on Avvo.
Hello, I am an Attorney licensed in Connecticut and New York and my office is located in Stratford, approx. 15 minutes from New Haven. While I agree with the answers provided by my colleagues, I would caution you that divorce litigation can be very expensive. It is particularly expensive when trying to place a monetary value on hurt feelings and emotional strain. The Courts for the most part are concerned more with assets, custody of children and issue that can be more readily allocated and...
Without an appearance, it is only a matter of time before the opposition files a "Motion for Default for Failure to Appear". After that the Moving party can later make a Motion for Default Judgment. You should file a pro se Appearance and also seek the counsel of an attorney.
If there are no papers regarding the repossession, and the police were not put on notice of the repossession, and you never received a letter of default, you should contact the police and file a stolen vehicle report. You may have a wrongful repossession claim. You may be entitled to money damages.
I handle wrongful repo cases in CT. I am licensed in NY however I am not familiar with the repo laws in NY. You need to contact a consumer attorney in NY near you.
Medical providers are mandatory reporters to DCF - Connecticut General Statute, Section 17a-101. Mandated reporters are required to report or cause a report to be made when, in the ordinary course of their employment or profession, they have reasonable cause to suspect or believe that a child under the age of 18 has been abused, neglected or is placed in imminent risk of serious harm. (Connecticut General Statutes §17a-101a)
Child neglect occurs where a child has been abandoned, is being...