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  • Is this a Bullying/Spotlighting/Slander Defamation Reverse Discrimination case vs the student instigator

    Defamation/Slander/Spotlighting Reverse Bullying Female Grad Social Work Student comes out at a student internship placement that serves homeless SPMI LGBTQI population Student accuses older male clergy supervisor of being a sexist then tries t...

    David’s Answer

    It's not clear from your post what kind of help you're seeking. However, falsely accusing someone of "more than likely [being] a sexual predator" is defamatory and actionable as slander. Harassment is not defamation, but is a crime.

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  • A person files for divorce, then changes their mind. Can the other party still make it a divorce?

    My wife files for an uncontested divorce. I agree. Months later she changes her mind. Because she filed but now no longer wants the divorce can I still make a case to be divorced? How much more money will it cost to get a contested divorce lawyer?...

    David’s Answer

    Yes, you can still file for a divorce - or if you filed a counterclaim you can proceed on the counterclaim. How much it will cost will depend on how much disagreement you have on dividing assets and children's issues.

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  • What do you do when someone changes the locks in your apartment and you are head of household?

    In a domestic violence incident the case is dismissed. The couple are divorcing, and with the child they have together in the family matter the woman tells the court that she is going to move out instead of going to trial. The father has primary c...

    David’s Answer

    He should raise the issue with the building owner/management, and consider talking to a landlord-tenant lawyer.

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  • How much for a non-contested divorce?

    Want a divorce.

    David’s Answer

    It depends upon whether there are pensions and other retirement assets to divide, children to provide for, properties that must be split. Filing fees are usually $365-$435.00 - the rest is attorneys' fees. And that will vary...

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  • Divorce papers

    my fiance was divorced in Manhattan court and now he is incarcerated and needs the original can he write a letter and notarize it for me to obtain for him in rockland county court clerk being that it is a different county is that possible

    David’s Answer

    Rockland county will NOT have the record. It has to come from the county clerk in the county where the divorce was granted.

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  • How to obtain an original divorce paper

    my fiance is in a correctional facility and needs his original divorce papers , he tried reaching out to his ex wife but being that she is being vindictive she said absolutely not, so what is another way to obtain these papers and can i do it for ...

    David’s Answer

    He can give you a notarized authorization to get a copy from your county clerk. Most prison facilities have a notary available to deal with inmate papers that have to be notarized.

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  • How do they get divorced quickly and inexpensively?

    My friends want a divorce. They haven't been together for almost 20 years. They have agreed on a divorce there is nothing to divide. Is there a simple quick way to it?

    David’s Answer

    They can contact a local attorney, sign a settlement stipulation and file for an uncontested divorce.

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  • Is a Marital Separation/Settlement Agreement valid if we are still sharing a home as roommates?

    After 15 yrs, my husband and I have amicably agreed that we no longer want to live as husband & wife. We continue to be good friends and have agreed to share the marital home for an undetermined period of time while we pay off our individual credi...

    David’s Answer

    If it is properly drafted and executed, yes, it's enforceable. Living in the same house does not invalidate it unless the terms of the agreement say otherwise.

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  • I want to divorce my husband (Father of my son) we were married outside the usa

    I want to file a divorce against the father of my child. On August he went to the visa interview, November he was here, and I just stop loving him. He just recently received his permanent resident card and I want to file for divorce. We were marri...

    David’s Answer

    If you have lived here for two years you can get a divorce here. Where you were married isn't a bar.

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  • Does a divorce have to be reopened in order for a QDRO to be filed? Is there a way for my father to fight this?

    My parents' divorce was finalized in 1987. At that time, no QDRO was filed regarding the pension my father was paying into nor was it listed as an asset in their divorce agreement. He started collecting this pension about six months ago and my mot...

    David’s Answer

    If a DRO is required by the Judgment of Divorce or the Settlement Agreement there is no need to reopen the case - it can be settled on notice.

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