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  • I am looking for a lawyer in NY to file chapter 13 bankruptcy at a reasonable fee.

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    Louis’s Answer

    Use Avvo's Find a Lawyer tool or contact the Bronx County Bar Association.

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  • Child support is going through the enforcement agency, but now he is just going to pay me direct. how do I go about this?

    child support is going through the enforcement agency, but now he is just going to pay me direct. how do I go about this?

    Louis’s Answer

    File a petition with the Family Court to modify the order.

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  • What happens when a parent won't let the other parent talk to their child?

    I need help my ex and I have 50/50 custody of a 2 yr old. We are going back to court bc my ex keeps violating our court order about drinking. We talked about not intruducing our child to new girlfriends or boyfriends until we know its serious. My ...

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    You can petition for a modification and seek sole legal and residential custody.

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  • Divorce case

    I have a question my lawyer called told me the case is disposed means in case? Is it means judge signed it or no? Yes or no did he/she signed?

    Louis’s Answer

    Disposed generally means that the case is complete or there is no matter pending before the courts.

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  • What are my rights when going through a trial separation with one child?

    My husband is in Alabama with a job, and my daughter and I are living in Middletown, NY with family. I'm currently unemployed but would like to go back to school for my masters in the spring. I'm already seeking out social services, but I would li...

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    Without knowing more about your situation, it is difficult to speculate as to what you will win through the courts but you can certainly seek custody, child support, maintenance (alimony) and distribution of property.

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  • How can I get my money back?

    Lent my ex $3000 as a down payment on a car we broke up after and they are giving me a very hard time working out payment arrangements. I have texts showing the intent of the agreement and where it shows they will pay me back. But now they are try...

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    Your only option is to sue in small claims court. The judge will rule on the credibility of the claim that the money was a gift.

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  • Does my sister need a family lawyer?

    The father of my niece was caught shooting up steriods. He acccidently left the needle in the bathroom of my sister, at first she thought he was doing drugs like he had done in the past. Later she found out that it wasn't drugs, it was steroids. M...

    Louis’s Answer

    Your sister does need a family law attorney. She needs to petition for custody immediately.

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  • Do I have to pay for a fine givin to me via mail from a law office representing target corporation before I am convicted?

    I am accused of stealing merchandise from a target store about 2 weeks ago I got a letter in the mail from a law firm claming to be a rep for target corporation. I have only been to court once to pleaed my innocence. Do I have to pay this before...

    Louis’s Answer

    Provide a copy of the letter to your criminal attorney before you take any action.

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  • Can I cancel a agreement I am not happy with? Regards Caesar

    Just read the question and answer promptly.

    Louis’s Answer

    Your question does not lend itself to a simple answer. As a general rule, if you have changed your mind about a fully-executed contract, you cannot cancel the agreement. Bring your contract to a local attorney to review.

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  • Can I ask for attorney fees

    My ex and I have 50/50 custody of a toddler. We have in our court papers that he is not allowed to drink, be by alcohol or drink 12 hours before getting our child. I volunteered to follow the same rules so nobody could say anything. My ex has a se...

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    You can certainly request counsel fees and the court may grant your motion depending on the facts and circumstances of your case. Be aware though that it may be difficult to enforce your order for fees.

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