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Hi - my name is XXXXX XXXXX I'm a litigation attorney. Thanks for your question, but I'm sorry for your troubles with finding out what is going on with your case! I know that is very frustrating.
However, the simplest way to find out the status of your case is to go to the court clerk's office and take a look at the court docket. The docket page for your case will show ALL activity in your case. Anything that has been filed by a party or the judge will be listed there; if an order has been entered regarding your tax lien issue, it would be listed there.
USUALLY, your attorney would be familiar with the case and could tell you what is going on, and provide copies of the order/court decision, etc.. But, if you want to take it upon yourself to find out what is going on, the best option is to review the court docket.
If a decision has not been entered, you can speak to your attorney about filing a motion for a status conference to find out where this matter stands.
As for the judge, your husband and his attorney should not have any control over the judge as that is completely illegal. Thus, if you have any proof of some conspiracy or relationship that is improper, that would be something you would want to report to the NY State Commission on Judicial Conduct (http://www.scjc.state.ny.us/).
Hi - you can respond here so you don't have to open a new question each time.
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Thank you Kirk. The Tax lien was in fact in place YEARS ago, and my husband slid under the radar and Stat. of Lim. expired, so he got away with not paying. I was told it was, and lieu of giving him the house they would indemnify me of any past, present, or future tax issues. He is VERY wealthy and I do believe he paid off my 2nd lawyer. Why though, would my lawyer not know what's going on? Also, he has said on a few occasions that he doesn't want to continue to ask the Court they will anger
Your lawyer SHOULD know what is going on - - that's what you pay him for! And if he doesn't know, then he should be able to find out very quickly.
As for making the judge angry, it's not generally going to upset a judge if you ask for a status conference - - especially if it has been some time since the hearing on the matter. Thus, a single request for a status conference should not be an issue.
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