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Galen J Criscione

Galen Criscione’s Answers

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  • My mom past away a year ago. Her husband will not show me her WILL. How can I get it? And the cost?

    She lived in Sarasota county Florida. I really need HELP with this. I am her only child, and he is not my father. She did say, that I was to get everything also. Her home, jewelry, etc. Please help me!

    Galen’s Answer

    If there is a will, he should probate it. If you are named in the will, you can petition the court to force this or to remove him as the personal representative (if he is indeed the personal rep). You should hire an attorney for this asap.

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  • My past landlord is seeking money for damages & claiming damages we did not cause. Should we hire a lawyer to fight these claims

    Our past LL has sent us 2 packets claiming damages we didn't cause. 1 set of photos where taken without my knowledge. She mislead us saying she was showing the home when she actually came in & took photos of supposed damages . she is now using the...

    Galen’s Answer

    If she serves you with a lawsuit you should retain an attorney to defend the case. If you had nothing to do with causing the damage I see no reason that you should pay her anything for it.

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  • Should I sue my contractor for shoddy work?

    We had renovations done to our home, specifically the kitchen, bathroom and basement. Long story short; the kitchen floors started falling apart almost immediately, there are holes in a cabinet door in the kitchen, the dishwasher was installed imp...

    Galen’s Answer

    I would suggest trying to work something out with the conttractor before resorting to a lawsuit. If nothing is worked out to your satisfaction, and you believe they did not live up to their contract or obligation, then yes you may have a case

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  • My apartment building is forcing me to move out bcause they are selling the building. How do i sue them?

    This building was a hotel previously and they were turning it to an apartment when i moved in about 6 months ago, they moved me to another apartment first for 1 or 2 months as they said (but it actually took them 4 months) and then moved me to the...

    Galen’s Answer

    When does your lease expire? They cannot make you leave before the end of the lease without official eviction proceedings. A landlord-tenant or a contract/litigation attorney can likely help you.

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  • I was a technician at a dealership and was fired due to false accusations. Now they will not let me have my tool box.

    I purchased a car from the dealership with in house financing that needed work. I fixed the transmission and then several weeks later I was fired. Now they want the car back( not late on payment) and they want to keep my tool box and tools. I've b...

    Galen’s Answer

    It is possible that you may have a cause of action against them but more details must be known. I do not see how they can have a claim to your vehicle if you have a finance agreement, unless there is some kind of clause in the contract. I would consult an attorney and show the attorney all the information.

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  • FRIEND forge my signature on a document to remove my name from account..

    What do I need to do to get this resolved...

    Galen’s Answer

    Hire an attorney as soon as possible.

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  • Weird roommate became irrationally violent

    My roommate has always been weird and passive aggressive, but I never anticipated that she'd get violent. She came to my room to discuss removing shoes at the door. I do everything this woman has asked by the letter (and she asks for a lot, eg.. s...

    Galen’s Answer

    It sounds like she is already being dealt with in the criminal aspect. You can also sue her for civil assault. You should hire an attorney.

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  • I live in New York, was driving on a main road when someone sped through a stop sign cutting into my path causing me to collide

    with the side of their vehicle. I did not have a stop sign, conditions were clear, and I was driving straight. Did not even see him until the collision. I only have liability so filed a claim with his insured Geico. Geico is only offering me 7...

    Galen’s Answer

    Were you injured at all? I would suggest retaining an attorney for this right away. You will get nowhere with Geico on your own.

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  • I worked for a temp service that is refusing to pay me?

    Last Monday i had to leave the job I was assigned I let the supervisor know it was an emergency. i call the temp agency they said as long as the supervisor knew I would be paid. When payday came they refused to pay i called their other offices an...

    Galen’s Answer

    They really cannot refuse to pay you for hours that you worked. I would suggest hiring an attorney to recover this money.

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