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Ronald Steven Nir

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  • Do you have to pay a civil demand letter if no police were contacted when you got caught shoplifting?

    Me and 2 friends were caught shoplifting at a TJ Maxx. As we were leaving the store, a guy approached us and said if we go with him to the back and return the items, we won't be arrested. So we all went, and returned the items. We had to fill out ...

    Ronald’s Answer

    You are not liable on a civil demand and based on your age it is unlikely that they will send one and as a result of your age they cannot take you to any civil court for payment.

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  • My car was impounded by the NYS AUTO THEFT UNIT for over 5 weeks now. When I call the INV informs me that they're not finished.

    The vehicle is NOT STOLEN and no parts on it wasn't stolen . But I don't have any access to the receipts for the parts . How can I get my car back ?

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    You do not indicate if any arrest was made by the NYPD or other law enforcement agency as a result of this matter. You should go to the investigator and give him a written demand for the vehicle. After that you may want to bring in an attorney to handle the situation.

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  • I want to know if I can press charges against a person who falsely accuses me of attacking them both physical and verbal.

    Details I work for the police dept. I am crossing guard. I have been falsely accused of trying to steal her phone and pushing her. She is a parent. This back in March and my life with my job has been nothing but hell. They don't back me up. I f...

    Ronald’s Answer

    You did the right thing by bringing in your union. You may want to video the next time you see the person who is harassing you. Finally, why don't you ask for a change in post which would solve all the issues. As an aside if anyone is present when these events happen make sure to get their names and phone numbers after asking if they would back you up.

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  • Would a written motion be necessary to dismiss a traffic ticket if there was no officer signature or even printed name on it?

    Would a written motion be necessary to dismiss a traffic ticket if there was no officer signature or even printed name on it? Thanks

    Ronald’s Answer

    A motion can be made orally to the local magistrate. If you feel more comfortable putting it in writing so you have a record then you should. Good luck.

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  • Are there ways to find where your birth father thru the court system if he used to pay child support?

    I am trying to find birth father. I was not adopted. My parents separated when I was 2. I know he did pay child support on occasion. Im not sure how to start the process and where to begin. I know there are alot of websites/companies that charge ...

    Ronald’s Answer

    First thing to do is ask your mother. Next check your birth certificate which should list the father. Finally go to the Family Court Clerk's office and ask them to check their records. If all else fails you can consider hiring a competent investigator.

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  • How do I get a copy of my entire file for family court?

    I have 2 son's and I've been in and out of court for 9 years for my oldest son and 6 years with my youngest son. They both have different father's. Im now stuck between a rock and a hard place and the only way to get some of my problems figured o...

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    If the cases are pending the files will either be with the Judge/courtroom that the matters are pending or in the clerk's office. Ask to see the files and find out how large they are and what process you need to follow to get a complete set of the file. In addition, you can also reach out to your attorney(s) and see if you can get what you need from them.

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  • What is considered 'normal wear and tear' in terms of getting a security deposit returned?

    We've lived here for 9 years. We did not do a walk through with our landlord when moving in :( Won't make that mistake again, but want to see what is considered normal wear/tear. Landlords would have to repaint after 9 years, right? We made so...

    Ronald’s Answer

    there is no clear cut answer as to what is normal wear and tear. whenever you move in to a new location you should do a walk through and take photographs as to the condition of all parts of the home. it seems that you can fix the stove with a screw so try that. Based on what you write regarding painting, nails and spackling that may be normal wear and tear but that is not the end, what about the bathroom condition, the floors, carpeting, etc. Its the overall condition.

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  • I want to know if I will be able to file an article 440, if I was denied a Y-O due to a mistake in the system. I was 17 when I w

    I want to know if I will be able to file an article 440, if I was denied a Y-O due to a mistake in the system. I was 17 when I was arrested and 18 when I was convicted for Att robbery 2nd degree D felony. This was my first arrested, and I was a hi...

    Ronald’s Answer

    You need to first contact your prior attorney to see if he/she was aware of your birth date and if you were in Court were you ever asked to bring in your birth certificate. Just because you were 18 or under does not mean you were guaranteed YO on your case. You may be able to re-open the case if their was a mistake in fact and that YO would have been offered. Good luck.

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  • Can a non-US citizen get a New York Real Estate salesperson license?

    Can I get a New York Real Estate salesperson license? I am not a US citizen or a permanent resident, and I had a broker in NYC who is willing to sponsor me.

    Ronald’s Answer

    Based on a review of the law there is no indication that you must be a US citizen or permanent resident to become a licensed Real Estate salesperson.

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  • My boyfriend has been legally separated from his wife for over 10 years. Is that agreement still valid if he files for divorce?

    We live in NY and my boyfriend has been legally separated for over 10 years. His name was left on the house so she didn't have to sell it but she is in default on the mortgage. He says if he files for divorce his wife will be entitled to 1/2 of ...

    Ronald’s Answer

    The agreement is legally binding and it does not appear that your boyfriend should have any financial concerns. However he should speak with the attorney who drafted the agreement or, in the alternative, present a copy of it to any attorney whom he hires to prosecute the divorce. The social security issue is separate and apart and she can elect through Social Security to obtain a larger monthly payment if your boyfriend was the individual who made more money.

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