Client hired an attorney to help with the family case in District Court. A temporary order was granted giving sole possession of the property to reside in with the minors. But, client is not staying in the property at the moment in fear of ex-husband. Instead the property is currently being rented out for $700 per month. Client is living with the minors at her mother’s residence. Client states that ex-husband sold the house to another, at which point he violated the joint preliminary injunction from the Family Court case. Client states buyer knew about the divorce proceeding. Ex-husband received $25,000. Client did sign a quitclaim deed over to husband, when the property was refinanced per the realtor’s advice. Then, new buyer attempted to evict the client, but the eviction case was dismissed. The court order states that the preliminary injunction is granted, client will remain in the property with a modified rent payment, and new owner is precluded from evicting applicant. Applicant states her prior attorney withdrew because she ran out of funds. Court permitted client to respond no later than December 30, 2019. Applicant is seeking attorney presentation or advice for the civil case.
Case Number: 2019-008922
Case Number: 2020-002193
The client needs assistance with recovering $5k from Adverse. He purchased a mobile home from adverse for what he thought would be $5k. He gave them cash, no receipt only a picture of the cash. Come to find out the $5k was just a deposit and the total sales price was actually $20k. The applicant agreed to make $300 monthly payments on a rent to own agreement. He does recall signing paperwork, he does have a copy of it all however he doesn’t understand it because it’s in English; his primary language is Spanish but he has a friend who translates for him, who was not able to assist. During the visual inspection the applicant noticed several issues such as exposed electrical wires, a gas tube in one of the bedrooms which he’s afraid could be hazardous, and no water heater. He requested to have all issues fixed, the adverse verbally agreed to do so upon the sale. The issues have not been fixed up to date, the applicant has even been heating his water on a stove to bathe. He asked adverse for his money back but instead they threatened to evict him unless he pays the agreed $300 / month for the purchase.
Case Number: 2020-01938
Applicant, is seeking pro bono representation after being served with a complaint on March 9th, by former employer Sacbe Meling. The complaint served on to her alleges civil fraud, civil conspiracy, harassment and extortion. Opposing party is claiming relief for an amount of $15,000.
Case Number: 2020-001999
Client is seeking PB representation after being served with a complaint on March 9th, by former employer, owner of a taco store. The complaint served on Client alleges civil fraud, civil conspiracy, harassment and extortion. Adverse is also suing three other former employees in the complaint. Adverse is claiming relief for an amount of $15,000. Client states that Adverse is retaliating after three other employees and himself filed a complaint with the Labor Commissioner Office for unpaid wages. The Labor Commissioner Office found and awarded that Adverse did not pay the wages. A settlement agreement was signed by Adverse with the Labor Commissioner Office on March 5, 2020. The following day on March 6th, OP filed a civil action. Client states that Adverse is making false allegations in the complaint. According to the Settlement, Adverse needs to pay client back wages. The Settlement is signed by the parties.
Case Number: 2020-003003
Client is age 50, single, and currently receiving unemployment and food stamps. She is seeking assistance after opposing party forcefully evicted her from the apartment during the moratorium. The opposing party did not return her personal items. The opposing party kept her clothing, food, Ipad, Iphone 6, and a laptop.
Case Number: 2020-003059
Client is 66 years old and is currently battling cancer. She receives social security. On May 11, 2020, she purchased a 2003, Acura from craigslist for $3,600. The car advertisement showed the vehicle having 129k miles. She inspected the vehicle and saw that the inside was in very good condition. She called the insurance company right away to insure the vehicle before she left (seller) house. When she left his house she took it to an auto repair shop. They found that the car had many mechanical problems. Her son then did a Carfax and found that the car actually had over 190k miles. Her son went to the previous, previous owner’s house to ask about the vehicle. They informed the son that they sold the car to client’s seller on April 19, 2020 for $1,700 with 199,320k miles. Client contacted her seller right away and told him that she wanted her money back and she wanted to return the vehicle. He told her no, that he had already spent the money. This was done within an hour of her leaving his house. They were texting back and forth, but he does not want to return the money. Client is seeking assistance in getting her money back.