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Edwin Drantivy

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  • What does 60DY/CONTROL DATE mean?

    I am in Bangladesh now and my husband filed for divorce in NY while I was there. There was a preliminary conference and I see "60DY/CONTROL DATE" as the outcome of this conference. What does it mean?

    Edwin’s Answer

    Most likely the Court will want to receive an update on the case and/or schedule a possible court appearance within the 60 days following the last court appearance.

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  • Charged with Criminal Possesion of Marijuana-5th degree(221.10). What is my best option?

    Charged with criminal possession of marijuana 5th degree. Was charged when I was 17. Currently 18 now. Arrested at school(University at Albany) Roomate was smoking (not me) and cops were suspicious walked into the dorm and found an ounce of my own...

    Edwin’s Answer

    Consult with a local private attorney prior to your court appearance. It will help tremendously in figuring out if you need to retain a private attorney for court or if you are better served by a public defender.

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  • HI, I was wondering , how many time does the attorneys send civil recovery letters. I have seen people getting letters for years

    HI, I was wondering , how many time does the attorneys send civil recovery letters. I have read people getting letters for years( on this site). DO they even call on given number for civil recovery demand if ignored paying civil recovery on time??

    Edwin’s Answer

    Very rarely, but some do attempt to collect.

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  • Can you be charged with disorderly conduct if you were never arrested or read your rights?

    Received a letter with a court date for disorderly conduct but was never arrested by police

    Edwin’s Answer

    Yes it is possible since they somehow got your address. At some point, you must have provided identification.

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  • Can I sue my neighbor in Small Claims Court to receive compensation for continued harassment?

    For over a 1 now, my fiancé and I have been subjected to the unruly and utterly rude, disrespectful, vulgar behavior of the occupant in the unit below us. We have attempted direct communication, contacting our condominium association, attending a ...

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    Hire an attorney to send a certified letter to the Condo Association explaining that your enjoyment of the premises is inhibited by another homeowner and that you may take legal action if the problem is not resolved. Your attorney may have additional ideas.

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  • Can you sue a business for false advertising their business name?

    I currently work for an employer who: doesn't follow OSHA violations, lack of sensitivity (if I were to say I got arrested last night but i'll be in tomorrow - everyone in the shop would know the next morning), he is overall a TERRIBLE business ow...

    Edwin’s Answer

    Possibly, if you are a customer and you suffered financial damages as a direct result of the false advertising.

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  • Is legal insurance any good?

    I've heard about legalshield --I think that's it's name-- and other legal insurances, and want to know if they're any good at protecting/helping clients. They seem to have a desire to come off as a great alternative/emergency "go to" in the case o...

    Edwin’s Answer

    It seems that LegalShield, itself, is in the best position to answer these questions. Good luck!

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  • Can a 17 year old be in a relationship with a 22 year old

    For example a consensual relationship which one party is 17 and the other party is at least 21 years of age in the state of new york

    Edwin’s Answer

    Yes, it is not illegal for a 17 year old and a 22 year old to date.

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  • Hi! Was directed by a friend toward rocketlawyer.com to draft a pre-nuptial agreement. Saves me money, but is it reliable?

    I would like to know if its either a suitable way to enter a pre-nuptial or if rocketlawyer.com merely suffices for early drafts. Appreciate any help.

    Edwin’s Answer

    It helps you get a grasp of what types of things may be included in a prenuptial agreement, however there is no true substitute for an actual attorney's guidance in finalizing and executing such an important document.

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