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Eric Edward Rothstein

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  • Is my ex landlord allowed to speak with my parole officer?

    I'm on parole, and was evicted from my apartment. I'm having issues getting back my security deposit, and just realized my ex landlord has been in contact with my parole officer regarding this. Is he allowed to do that? I feel like this is an inva...

    Eric’s Answer

    There is no landlord-tenant privilege as there is between lawyer/client and doctor/patient.

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  • How do I start a civil action for falsely filing a police report?

    I was arrested for breaking an order of protection, even though I had a valid order of visitation. On July 17, the charge was dismissed and the criminal order of protection lifted because the ADA found Family Court documents which proved I could ...

    Eric’s Answer

    You have to sue her for false arrest and malicious prosecution. However, does the person have assets to collect from if you win?

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  • What happen after the 30 day notice and tenant dont move out

    what do i do next

    Eric’s Answer

    You commence an action on Landord-Tenant Court. I suggest that you hire a lawyer.

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  • Does the initial agreement need to be detailed?

    Hello, I am about to sign an agreement with an immigration attorney, and I am concerned that it does not contain much in terms of details or dates - the break down of the work this attorney is willing to provide for the fee I am agreeing to pay. ...

    Eric’s Answer

    Are you paying a flat fee or by the hour? If a flat fee the retainer agreement should set forth what the fee covers and what it doesn't.

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  • I received a Juror Subpoena Failure to Respond letter. Do I need to seek legal representation?

    It indicates that I failed to respond to 3 jury questionnaires, however, they keep sending them to my parents house (with my maiden name) and I haven't lived there in 15 years. In 2011, I filled out the form online with my current address and mar...

    Eric’s Answer

    I don't think you need a lawyer. Generally, they just want people to serve jury duty Bring proof of your actual address and you should have no problem.

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  • My girl friend put a Protectiv order On me in the past because I chocked her and made Threats, but she did not press charges

    I Have prior Crimina contempts in the past I've done time for three years ago with a different partner.. No Felonys on my record what so ever.. this Situation my girlfriend showed up at my apartment drunk And asked me for a ride, I do so then get...

    Eric’s Answer

    What is your question? Given your previous record I suggest that you hire a good criminal defense lawyer.

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  • I was layed off due to "lack of work" and now a new employee has my spot a week later.

    I was hired as a carpenter for a company, after 3 weeks of working with them I was laid off due to lack of work. Now I feel I was laid off because I did my work right and quick and Time and material were cut back due to me being able to do my job ...

    Eric’s Answer

    Assuming you have no contract or union protection you can be fired for no reason or any reason except for an unlawful reason such as based on gender, race, religion, etc.

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  • Can I sue my university for making me pay for a meal plan that I do not want, when there is a cheaper plan that fits me?

    I am a sophomore at Alfred University and ResLife is giving me a hard time and basically denying my appeal for a change in meal plan before i even submitted the appeal.

    Eric’s Answer

    No one can answer your question without knowing the facts and seeing what the requirements are.

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  • I need a SSI attorney.

    I have been denied then denied in court. They are sending me a appeal date.

    Eric’s Answer

    I suggest that you try using the Find A Lawyer tab on Avvo.

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