I went through a messy divorce and my ex wife had me arrested on charges that weren't actually true. I couldn't afford to fight the charges, so plead No Contest (which is a guilty plea in California). There was no trial or conviction rendered and the DA did not object to my plea. Everything was a successful attempt by my ex-wife to ruin my career because she sold the story to the press and they smeared me publicly. My reputation was ruined.
Trying to find much needed employment, over a year ago I joined a webpage for job listings and have been working successfully all of this time on various jobs. Today they suddenly deleted my account with the excuse: "Due to your prior convictions, as well as concerns raised by other members of [website], we have chosen to deactivate your account and issue you a refund for the annual premium membership you purchased this year." I know that any "concern" was not from clients I've worked with in the past from this site, but most likely from my ex-wife or other people in my field who read/heard gossip but don't actually know the facts.
It's very unfair and I'd like to figure out my legal options. Please help.
Sure. People sue each other for all sorts of things. Good luck with that.
SAN DIEGO CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY--20 years experience
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