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Jeffrey Bruce Gold

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  • Anyone know any lawyers to use to sue the NYPD for disqualifying me solely based on a arrest record in which charges were droppe

    I was recently disqualified from the NYPD Police officer process due to an arrest record in which the charges were dropped almost a decade ago. I have never been in trouble other wise and in fact i was wrongly accused for the charges. Any one know...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    I was formerly a Civil Service Commissioner in a County adjoining the City of New York - Although you have the right to bring an Article 78 proceeding the Civil Service Commission's ruling, that ruling will almost certainly be upheld unless the ruling is found to be arbitrary and capricious. You bear a very high (i.e. nearly impossible) standard overturning a civil service commission's ruling. Did you file for an internal appeal. If not, you have to do that and exhaust all administrative remedies before filing the Article 78. Should you decide to hire an attorney, ask if they've ever been successful in an Article 78 proceeding based on an old arrest, and ask for proof. Now that said, based on what you've written no one can tell you if the Civil Service Commission's decision was arbitrary and capricious. If for example the earlier arrest was for the theft of a pack of gum, you have a shot - If it was was for child molesting you have zero shot. In most instances, you have very little chance of success.

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  • I need to know if My mother was able to take the money herself and spend it and If theres a way I am able to get my money myself

    Hello, My situation is as follows. Many years ago my Grandmother made trust funds for myself, my brother, sister and one cousin. we were all supposed to get $25,000 each when we turned age 25. Im now 31 and havent received the money yet. My g...

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    All you can do is start a lawsuit against your mother, in her individual capacity, and as Trustee of the Trusts, and make her Answer questions about the establishment of the trusts and her mother's will. Not necessarily an easy thing to do, and you aren't likely to find an attorney willing to do this on a contingent basis, since there isn't much of a recovery. You may consider joining with the other potential trust beneficiaries to accomplish this.

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  • How can I receive an award if the defendants attorney will not issue it?

    Case settled through mediation (after 7 years). I did not know defendants attorney filed for control date. I was not there. Judge did not look through papers (or would have seen mediation decision) and dismissed case. Motion to restore set date fo...

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    The attorney needs the W9 so that at the end of the year, he will be able to show that the payment to you was not income to him. He is within his rights to withhold it. Simply because you give him a W9 does not make the payment taxable to you. if for example, the payment is to settle a personal injury action, it is not taxable.

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  • Does this rise to the level of slander?

    A year ago I was involved in a verbal confrontation and was arrested. The case was adjourned in contemplation of dismissal. However, the mother of the other party has gone to a number of places (including my church) and complained about me. So muc...

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    With Slander it is essential to know the exact works spoken, and whether those words are true. Assuming the words are not true, an attorney would next look to see if their are damages that can be quantified.

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  • My divorce lawyer witness my ex husband givingbme 65% of 1.66 million dollars now he wants to get out the contract help

    I have a contract with my ex husband for 65 % of 1.66 million dollars and a witness to him signing the contract he is fighting the contract i want my money for my kids i need help

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    With that much money at stake you need an attorney. If you're current one is not assisting you, then you need another. It seems that information is missing.

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  • I live in NYC. I just bought a house few months back. now i'm married and would like to add my wife in deed.

    I need to know how can I do it or do I need a lawyer to do it for me?

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    You can do it yourself, but I'd recommend hiring an attorney to do it.

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  • Can I sue for dental malpractice?

    Jan 13 the dentist examine/xrays me and says I need to have a cavity filled. One year later I come back to the same dental office, but the dentist I saw was not there so I saw another dentist on staff. This dentist was young and inexperienced. WI...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    The loss of a single tooth, is not going to be a significant enough injury to warrant the bringing a malpractice action.

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  • Real estate agent commission still payable?

    Agreement for sale of land entered into in October 2012. The listing agreement expired just after the agreement entered into. The buyer has failed to close and the seller has canceled the contract because the buyer was not able to get variance app...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    I think a strong argument can be made that you are entitled to a commission on the deal.

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  • Can I sue a sibling who was beneficiary of my fathers life insurance?

    My father passed away suddenly a year and a half ago, his estate turned out to be worthless due to debt (from what I'm told). He made my sister the beneficiary in 2009 after he had all 3 of us on it for well over a decade. My dad found out he had ...

    Jeffrey’s Answer

    Under New York law you are without a cause of action.

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