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Good morning, sir. I was wondering if youre located within

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Good morning, sir. I was wondering if you're located within the five boroughs of New York City?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  LegalEagle1 replied 1 year ago.
The experts here at JustAnswer are located all over the world. With what is it that you need assistance?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I tried to sue someone in small claims court for the return of my property. The clerk in Civil court told me that unless I was suing for money that I couldn't sue there and that only in Supreme court is where a judge can demand the return of my property. I'm having a hard time finding someone to take the case.
Expert:  LegalEagle1 replied 1 year ago.
That is correct you would file a writ of replevin in the Supreme Court that has jurisdiction where the property is located.

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Have you tried to obtain a referral to a lawyer from the New York City Bar Association?

http://www.nycbar.org/get-legal-help/legal-referral-service
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Greetings, sir. Yes I have tried the bar association. The lawyer there wanted an outrageous amount retainer. My property (computer equipment) isn't even worth close to the amount the lawyer is asking for. I ordered copies of a replevin, but I think a lawyer has to fill it out and file it. I thought I could e-file it myself.
Expert:  LegalEagle1 replied 1 year ago.
You can file the replevin yourself, but you want to make sure you doing so correctly. For that you may want to have a lawyer prepare or review your filing. All I can suggest is you look for an attorney who does collection work to help you.
Expert:  LegalEagle1 replied 1 year ago.
I enjoyed answering your question a few days ago. I just wanted to contact you to see if you needed any further assistance.

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