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Edwin Drantivy

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  • How can I get a divorce without a lawyer?

    I can't afford a Lawyer and want an uncontested divorce where can i find info on this? is this hard to do?

    Edwin’s Answer

    Visit the Help Center of your local Supreme Civil Court.

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  • What can I do to represent myself in a productive way since I cannot afford an attorney?

    Sadly...I cannot afford an attorney and I have exhausted myself trying to find a pro-bono attorney. I have tried legal services etc...however they do not take on civil suit cases (other torts) such as mine. I am afraid that I will lose my case wit...

    Edwin’s Answer

    Try the Help Center at the Court in which you are litigating. Normally courthouses have offices that can assist you to the best of their ability.

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  • What can be done?

    Boyfriend failing 4 classes even though he has all his work in and it isn't bad. They are grading him upon how he acts- which isn't horrible, it doesn't harm any of the other people, but sometime's he's on his phone in class. He does his class wor...

    Edwin’s Answer

    Have the student, principal, and parent(s)/guardian(s) sit down together and talk about exactly why the student is failing four classes.

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  • What does 60DY/CONTROL DATE mean?

    I am in Bangladesh now and my husband filed for divorce in NY while I was there. There was a preliminary conference and I see "60DY/CONTROL DATE" as the outcome of this conference. What does it mean?

    Edwin’s Answer

    Most likely the Court will want to receive an update on the case and/or schedule a possible court appearance within the 60 days following the last court appearance.

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  • Charged with Criminal Possesion of Marijuana-5th degree(221.10). What is my best option?

    Charged with criminal possession of marijuana 5th degree. Was charged when I was 17. Currently 18 now. Arrested at school(University at Albany) Roomate was smoking (not me) and cops were suspicious walked into the dorm and found an ounce of my own...

    Edwin’s Answer

    Consult with a local private attorney prior to your court appearance. It will help tremendously in figuring out if you need to retain a private attorney for court or if you are better served by a public defender.

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  • HI, I was wondering , how many time does the attorneys send civil recovery letters. I have seen people getting letters for years

    HI, I was wondering , how many time does the attorneys send civil recovery letters. I have read people getting letters for years( on this site). DO they even call on given number for civil recovery demand if ignored paying civil recovery on time??

    Edwin’s Answer

    Very rarely, but some do attempt to collect.

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  • Can you be charged with disorderly conduct if you were never arrested or read your rights?

    Received a letter with a court date for disorderly conduct but was never arrested by police

    Edwin’s Answer

    Yes it is possible since they somehow got your address. At some point, you must have provided identification.

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  • Can I sue my neighbor in Small Claims Court to receive compensation for continued harassment?

    For over a 1 now, my fiancé and I have been subjected to the unruly and utterly rude, disrespectful, vulgar behavior of the occupant in the unit below us. We have attempted direct communication, contacting our condominium association, attending a ...

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    Hire an attorney to send a certified letter to the Condo Association explaining that your enjoyment of the premises is inhibited by another homeowner and that you may take legal action if the problem is not resolved. Your attorney may have additional ideas.

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  • Can you sue a business for false advertising their business name?

    I currently work for an employer who: doesn't follow OSHA violations, lack of sensitivity (if I were to say I got arrested last night but i'll be in tomorrow - everyone in the shop would know the next morning), he is overall a TERRIBLE business ow...

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    Possibly, if you are a customer and you suffered financial damages as a direct result of the false advertising.

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