Can I do anything?

Asked 9 months ago - Bath, NY

I work as a babysitter in ny through pro action. One of the children I watched has a parent whom which is suppose to pay half of the child care expenses. I have been watching this child for three months now and still have not received a payment. Is there anything I can do about this? Can I take him to court?

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  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . Sue.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and have been doing criminal defense work for over 17 years. I was... more
  2. Matthew Ian Marks

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    Answered . Based upon the information provided, it sounds like you have a claim for either unpaid wages or breach of contract.

    This answer does not constitute legal advice and you should contact an attorney to confirm or research further any... more
  3. Joseph Isaac Terkell

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    Answered . You can and should sue. If there is a small claims venue, that would save you filing fees, and is a much more friendly venue towards litigants without attorneys.

    THIS RESPONSE IS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE LEGAL ADVICE. IT HAS BEEN PROVIDED FOR EDUCATION AND GENERAL INFORMATION ONLY.... more

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