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Eric Edward Rothstein

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  • How much time will I get for criminal trespassing

    I refuse to leave my girlfriend house and I was arrested

    Eric’s Answer

    Assuming that you have no criminal record you are not looking at jail time and there may be ways to get the case dismissed and sealed. I suggest that you hire a good criminal defense lawyer.

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  • Can shoplifting affect my citizens apply?!

    Yesterday I was caught shoplifting in kohl The security guard take me to back room and asked many questions he took pictures of me and my id and make me sign two papers one is never come back to any kohl store and the other is a fine to bay for ...

    Eric’s Answer

    If you did not get arrested then you don't have to worry. Why would you shoplift if you are so worried about getting citizenship? Don't count on getting lucky a second time.

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  • IS hacking into, and deleting someones emails. a crime?

    Someone borke into my email address, tried to delete it.. changed the password. And when I finally got back in, important emails I was going to use for a cse were deleted, and trash emptied. Wondering if anything can be done about this

    Eric’s Answer

    That is a crime. You can try reporting it to the police.

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  • Can I sue my optometrist for damaging my eye and negligence?

    Hi, I have a problem, on the 19th of May 2016 I went to an optometrist. I had to get lens a transplant. After the operation I noticed that my eye is incredibly red, so I went back to the doctor, I had to get another operation, there was a huge am...

    Eric’s Answer

    Optometry cases are tough. I settled one a few years ago. In order for a lawyer to start a lawsuit the lawyer needs to get the opinion of an expert that your doctor was negligent. That requires getting all the records and paying the expert thousands of dollars. Have you seen another doctor?

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  • Liability in property damage to a bar.

    I spent all night drinking at a bar and got nearly blackout drunk. I knocked over a 3 ft tall potted plant and it smashed outside. Someone who worked there came out and pushed me on the ground. All of this is on camera. I barely remember any of it...

    Eric’s Answer

    You can wait to see if they sue you and/or try to get you arrested. You should only have to pay the fair market value.

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  • Do attorneys take slander libel defamation cases as torts? Public case

    False statements were made to the press about me. They are not true. They were made by a politician and it was printed in the newspapers. Would a tort attorney take my case? The attorney would have to be in the public eye and tell the press that t...

    Eric’s Answer

    Are you a public person? What are your damages?

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  • In the appellate division in New York, after oral arguments how long does a decision take?

    If you win and get the decision reversed, how long does it take to get scheduled for trial in my Supreme Court. Do defendants and plaintiffs show up for oral arguments in the appellate court?

    Eric’s Answer

    Oral argument is not mandatory. A straight forward decision takes around 6 weeks in the 1st and 2d Dept. I don't know how long it takes to reschedule a trial. The court has to go through some internal procedures to get the case back to the trial court.

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  • I received a letter from the New York City sheriff saying that they have confidential court document that was filled

    What happens if I don't go

    Eric’s Answer

    They will track you down and serve you. This may be a Family Court matter.

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  • What will happen if u go to a closed cemetery. It says no trespassing but there no gates up closed??

    Im following a haunting that happens there. The sign says no trespassing but you cant see it till your already in the cemetery and theres no gates locked up so cant i still go there im just following the story of widow susen in ambsterdam ny what ...

    Eric’s Answer

    You can be arrested. ...................................

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