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David P. Badanes

David Badanes’s Answers

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  • Can I legally purchase a handgun with a DWAI in NYS?

    I don't need one or anything, I just want to know if I still have the right to buy one, since I am not a criminal, technically.

    David’s Answer

    The other 2 answered are correct. You may be able to get one but it is not automatic

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  • Can my ex wife ask for more child support if shes living with another man and his income?

    We have one child together, she lives with her boyfriend and even though they are not married my daughter calls her step dad. I have two children with my second wife and one child has special needs. She wants more money but just bought two cats an...

    David’s Answer

    She can always ask for more support. But she has to show a change in circumstances to get more support. Doesn't seem likely from the facts you present.

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  • Representing myself, as petitioner, in child support case?

    The defendant has already been tried (by me-and i have no idea what im doing) and been found guilty of willfuly disobeying the support order. Ordered jail time if he didnt make all pyts on time. Since that court date (in Feb) he has made a few ran...

    David’s Answer

    Hire an attorney

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  • What may happen?

    I have taken my ex-husband to court for sole custody/supervised visits (he has a DWI/AUO(felony), and tried to commit suicide) our first court date he did not show for and I was awarded temporary sole custody until our next court date (hearing). ...

    David’s Answer

    Temporary until the court makes it permanent. You need a valid reason to prevent the third parties from seeing your child

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  • After signing stipulation and agreeing on divorce conditions, what is the next step to getting divorce & how long does it take?

    I filed for a divorce from my husband an year back and we have not been living together for the past year. It started off as a case of domestic violence which was then converted to mutually agreed divorce. We signed a stipulation 4 months back but...

    David’s Answer

    There are a bunch of documents that need to be filed to effectuate the divorce. Ask your attorney exactly what the status is. Once all papers are filed in Nassau County I've seen it take at least 4 months before the judgment if divorce is signed

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  • My ex wants to control every aspect of our children's lives when they are with me. Can she?

    My ex wife has full, legal and sole custody of our two daughters who are under 8 years of age. She wants to control of who babysits them, where they sleep, who they are around unreasonably and even where they can go when they are with me. I h...

    David’s Answer

    She can't micromanage. If she cuts your time take her to court

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  • What are the rules regarding security deposit for a single dwelling (one family) house in New York?

    The landlord was given $4400 as security in May 2006. Is he required to put the money in an seperate, interest bearing account and pay us the interest? If he did not do that or can not prove that our money is in a separate account what is the pe...

    David’s Answer

    No requirement that it be placed in interest bearing account

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  • Me husband constantly lies can this affect his visitation?

    I have an oop. I have sole custody (2yrs now court ordered) he has scheduled visitation. He lies ALL the time. He just met with the law guardian and i sent her 2 audios of his manipulating lies in 3 days. 1which he said she told him things she did...

    David’s Answer

    Depend what he is actually lying about. See an attorney

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  • Is a divorce legal if initials are incorrect on divorce papers?

    My ex-husband's middle initial is incorrect on ALL the papers included in our final divorce. The initial is incorrect on the papers drawn up by his attorney, the papers presented to the mediator and even our divorce papers. There is not one place ...

    David’s Answer

    You are divorced. Get an attorney to correct the oapers

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  • Divorce, I want a divorce. I cant get my wife out of the house..We fight constantly.She doesn't pay for any bills towards the

    house I own. Just food. I bought that house with lawsuit money, that I earned by getting hit by a tow truck.My mom's name is on the house also, as a cosigner. we have been married 2 and 1/2 yrs.I told her, I don't love her, I asked her to leave so...

    David’s Answer

    Ask your lawyer what to do.

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