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where can i find a court clerk in stamford?
as i mentioned earlier...i had filed the police complaint in schenectady ny ..i am in stamford ct now....
what sud i tell the court clerk ?how much do they charge? will he issue a subpeona ? on what basis?
Let me know details please
you mentioned "Once the subpoena duces tecum is received, the recepient has to provide the requested information within 10-20 days. "
this means who has to respond?
do u mean if the court clerk issues the subpoena on my ex boyfriend, my ex boyfriend has to respond within 10-20 days or google has to respond?
please explain this and the earlier question i had asked.....
Request you to please answer my questions one by one as below
I am in stamford,CT. Case was filed in schenectady,NY. and the guy who hacked my emails lives in LA,CA.
So from where do I have to get the subpeona issued? stamford,CT or schenectady,NY?
I am asking this question because when i went to stamford police station to reopen the case, they said it has to be done from where the complaint initiated ie schenectady , NY.
2) will a court clerk issuing the subpeona suffice or I have to meet a attorney for this?
3) does asking for subpeona means a valid court case against that person ?
4) what happens after the subpeona is served? if it is against my ex boyfriend, and he does not appear in court what happens? what if he says he never got it?what if he throws it after reading?
5) what are the methods of serving subpeona? is it by email or by fedex ? who has to send it? the court clerk or myself?
6)how much will it cost me to get a subpeona? since i have no clue about it
1. You'll have to get the clerk of the court where the action was filed to issue the subpoena.
2. The clerk will issue the subpoena
3. No. It means that there is a pending action involving the person
4. If he is served and fails to produce the documents, he can be held in contempt of court (possibly jailed). He can't say he didn't get it if he is personally served - you'll have a process server to testify that he handed it to him.
5. It must be served by a process server.
6. If the clerk has the forms, it should only cost the filing fee.
I am totally confused
I had asked google to assist me by providing me details of when my ex boyfriend hacked my gmail , deleted my mails. google asked me to get a subpeona to be able to provide the information.
So does this subpeona have to be issued to my ex boyfriend ??
So subpeona has to be issued in whose name ? my ex boyfriend who did the hacking or to google to give the information to me about details when my ex boyfriend hacked my emails?
2) what is the meaning of a process server?
3) if clerk has forms what is the filing fee approximately?
The subpoena has to be issued to Google - if that's who you're seeking information from.
The subpoena has to be issued by the court clerk upon your request.
A process serves is a person that serves the papers on Google.
You'll have to ask the clerk for the fee. It varies from county to county.
1) So if i understand it correctly, a request has to be sent to google to provide the information. And this request has to be legal and so it has to be issued by court clerk and this legal document is called subpeona ?
2) i have to do it from schenectady , ny since i had filed the police complaint in schenectady , ny ?
3) the police had closed the case because when i was asked if i want to press for charges against hacking i was in indecisive mode and said no.
do i need to reopen the case for issuing this subpeona?
4) what are the punishments for hacking and deleting mails? what action will be taken on my ex boyfriend for this crime?
3. Yes. The case must be re-opened in order for a subpoena to be issued.
4. This is likely a misdemeanor, carring jail time up to 1 year and a fine of $2000 or less,
Thanks for your response.
he confessed to hacking accessing and deleting my emails and it is recorded in police station.
What if my boyfriend lies that i had given him password XXXXX i forgot to logout? he will lie to defend himself?
Thanks for your response!!!
just one more question:
how much time will it take approximately for getting my ex boyfriend fined or imprisoned?
and i am doing the running around? can i claim for the damages and expenses? i had to change my credit cards, he circulated my emails, showed to his friends blackmailed me etc?
sorry for more questions..hopefully this is the last one i have for u
1) What information should i be asking from google to establish that my ex boyfriend hacked my email and deleted emails more than 2000 in number?
i am thinking of ip address, ip address belongs to whom, date of deletion of emails...what else can u please suggest since you are a criminal lawyer and can guide me exactly on this.
2) typically how much time does this whole process take? for my ex boyfriend to get penalised? is it around 6 months? a year? i mean just to a rough approximation
I have to request google for information for getting evidences to establish my ex boyfriend hacked myemail and deleted mails.
You mentioned ask for document? I am not sure what you mean by documents?
should it not be ip address, ip address owner , date of deletion ? anythg else i need to ask google for evidence sake? pls suggest
can u read this and tell me the subpeona has to be issued for whom ? google or my ex boyfriend?you are a criminal lawyer and this will make sense to you. I cant understand that what this means? does it mean subpeona to be issued to google or against my ex boyfriend?
please read this which i got from google
Thank you for your message.
The information you are requesting is subject to state and federal laws.In accordance with those laws, it is Google's policy to only provideinformation pursuant to a valid third party subpoena or other appropriatelegal process.
For subpoena requests, please send them to:
fax number of google
address of google
so does this mean that subpeona to be issued to google for getting information from them or againt my ex boyfriend?
please help me ..i am totally confused
since u said "You'll have to subpoena Google for the information you need to prosecute your ex"
do i need to have my police complaint reopened? and do i need to do it from schenectady where the police complaint was registered or can i do it from stamford.ct where i live rite now?
since u replied that "You'll have to subpoena Google for the information you need to prosecute your ex"
If I have to hire an attorney for this, do i have to do it form schenectady(where police compaint was lodged), ny or my current residence stamford , ct?
For subpeona request to google, do i have to take help from attorney? you said i have to go to court clerk?
If attorney is required, sure i will..please let me know
2) what happens after the request is issued? do i have to hire another attorney to file the criminal charges i mean file a lawsuit against my ex?can i hire that attorney from connecticut or i have to again hire only from schenectady?
how to find an attorney for filing criminal charges? how do i know that the attorney is good enough?
how much will it cost me approximately for the entire case? if i cant afford very expensive attorney how should i proceed?
how much time will it take approximately for my ex to be prosecuted?
How do i get in touch with the DA? i mean how do i approach the DA to take up my case? when will he be available i mean on weekdays/weekends?
my ex lives in California..so will he proceed or will he say the federal guys have to step in ? how does it work?
please guide on how sud i proceed
let me tell u ur extremely good..patient...understanding ..listening...really really helpful...may god bless u ....
Here is the website to the DA:
You'll just have to call and speak to them about the particulars.
so to get subpeona i have to talk to DA and he will ask his staff to help me rite?
are all criminal cases handled by DA?
or there are some criminal lawyers practicising by themselves and they charge fees?
i am wondering it is such a difficult task for me
i am in stamford,ct...i have to shuttle between stamford and schenectady ny for opening the police case, meeting the attorney in schenectady for filing the subpeona, meeting the DA for filing the criminal charges against my ex
cant i open the police case, file the subpeona from schenectady, ny but take help from attorney in stamford,ct and file criminal charges?? do the filing of criminal charges have to happen from schenectady, ny only ?
i am just trying to understand because this is a year long process and i have to run around after the police and attorney and that too on weekdays ..i dont know how can i do it.because i wont get day off from my work often to do all this ??
ok i will speak to the DA ..do u think DA will speak directly to me or his staff will speak ? do i need to take an prior appointment to talk to him? do i need to meet him in person?
do u know if their office is working during weekends or only mon-frid ?
I want to go ahead only concern is the shuttling between two states ny and ct ....but if thats how it works...i cant help it..i will go ahead....
thanks.....i am feeling more confident now..
when the officer at schenectady police station had asked me if i want to press for charges, i had said no at that time and had told the officer that i will follow up with google. when i visited the police station about 3 weeks ago , the officer told me since schenecatdy , ny is a small town and that i have moved to stamford,ct and my ex lives in california, the officer told that federal guys will have to step in because it is ny state , ca state. what should i tell the police officer that i want to reopen the case. Moreover the officer is not available most of the times and he is on training or somethg and if i talk to any other officer they say since the complaint was registered by that officer only he should be contacted to handle the case. It is so difficult for me to get in touch with that officer. What should i do ?
ok i will talk to the officer again .i get a feeling that he is not even interested...he just says niskayuna is a small town we cant do much bcos ur ex lives in california...so u can get in touch with federal guys...etc..i dint know what to do....
i will talk to him again and if he still just jerks it off as a small thing then what should i tell the DA if he asks me why dint u talk to the police and get the case reopened? what should i say ? is it right to tell that the officer told me we cant do much only federal guys can help? will it affect me ?
i1) f i file criminal charges against my ex, will i be affected in any way ..meaning if my employers know i filed criminal charges on my ex, is it going to impact my professional life?
2) if my ex comes to know i filed complaint against him with the police, if he runs away or changes job/location...how do i come to know where he lives and how will the attorney send notice to him? how to find my ex if he absconds? how will police find him ?
is there a way to track a person if he changes address/job?
there is a website "ic3.gov" where we can report internet crime like hacking....this site is run by fbi. I had registered my complaint on this website too...hoping some action wud be taken...but i got no response.....when i called fbi office they routed the call to bridgeport because bridgeport falls under stamford jurisdiction, i spoke to one agent and asked her if my complaint was being reviewed she said there are thousands of complaint and since it is one month i have registered the complaint, it will take time...but there is no guarantee it will be reviewed because there are millions of complaints...
she told me why dont u go to stamford police station and ask them to follow up..i went to stamford police station they said u have to go to schenectady ny where i had filed the complaint.....and also i was asked did u have any damages like did u loose lot of money or any major damage? i said my ex deleted all my emails it has my personal details like ssn , passport details, my parents details , bank acct details etc....he circulated my emails to hisfriends , blackmailed me etc....they just jerked it off saying change ur password, stop ur credit cards...i was surprised by their response...same response i got from schenectady police....i was made to feel as if hacking and deleting mails is such a small thing and the police have such big things to do and they just ignored my pleas......the poilice asked me did ur ex do anythg recently? i wanted to tell them wud u take action after he does anythg major? or wud u take action for what he has done ??
i am feeling helpless....as if my complaint is so insignificant...i am really not getting any attention......
please advice....i want my ex to be prosecuted...and the response from the police is very sad......they are thinking it is such a insignificant case......
what do i do ?
i am wondering if going to the DA is like directly approaching a very big authority. (pls correct me of i am wrong) ....it will be a right step from my side ?
and u mean go to DA for subpeona or for filing lawsuit?
when we say if there are grounds to file charges....what kind of charges will apply ? Does it mean the whole case till my ex is prosecuted will be followed up by the DA ? inclusive of issuing the subpeona? or I have to meet someone else for following up with the remaining case and DA will focus only on issuing the subpeona?
I tried calling the officer who had written my report.I just am not able to get in touch withhim .He is either on road or on vacation or on training .....i have been trying to reach him since past 7 days
what should i do ? i asked if i can speak to anyone else on this..they said no ..only the officer who wrote the complaint can handle the case noone else...and this wait is getting forever...the officer is never available..what should i do ?
sorry for keeping you waiting
..you have been very good and knowledgable...
there is one site ask-leo.com..this site has very good information related to this type of case....i found it yesterday
thanks a million for all your help once again
god bless you..i am accepting the reply..sorry again for keeping you waiting for so long
i accepted ur answer
but where is the option to pay ??
please let me know
the information you provided was incorrect.
I contacted the DA office and they mentioned that they prosecute only if there was a arrest. They dont issue subpeona or court orders.
I dont know whom to contact for getting my subpeona done. and i am not even sure if the police case needs to be reopned and if i have to see a private attorney for getting subpeona for google issued to get information.
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