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No there is no such court order of child or medical support... There argument is that under New York Law I am still responsible because she was 20 years old and according to them living at home. She wasn't living with me, we was not under my taxes, she was not under my insurance. I have her year end tax statement (W2) with her name and another address as my only proof that she was not living at my address... The person that contacted me is the from the State Attorney's office which alarmed me even more... And when I told her she wasn't living with me she said I had to prove it. I had my daughter call them and insist she would some how make arrangement for payment on this bill but they said that legally her parents were still responsible. I just don't know on what grounds... Something happened to my daughter while living with my mother in another borough and only when she came so I can observe her was when she attacked me, stole my car keys and threatened one of my younger children... and now I feel that I am being attacked again and made responsible when I already felt like a victim by my own daughter. Is there any other law that I can reference in this letter in regards XXXXX XXXXX adult daughter.
The letter I got from them says its from the State of NY Office of the Attorney General Division of State Counsel, Civil Recoveries Bureau.
They are located in Centereach, NY.. A lady I spoke to sent me documents so I can show her my financial situation for financial assistance but I didn't return them because I am apprehensive about disclosing more information for them to use against me or my husband. I don't work I am a stay at home mom and we have four younger children. She said that they would file a judgment against me...
I had to file bankruptcy last year to eliminate older debts and we could stay afloat, keep our home and be able to live with more breathing room, we are still on a tight budget so I was naturally concerned especially since my daughter is still undergoing treatment and doesn't seem able to hold a job.
I am just stressed about this and I would like to take action if I have to before they sue... By what you are telling me they have no grounds but she surely sounds convincing in the fact there is something in the law that can pin this on me...
I appreciate your reply and the time you have taken.
Thank you for your time and assistance. I will send them the certified letter and request the law they are basing their case on.... And see how they reply.