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NYC CLIENT/ATTORNEY FEE DISPUTE 137.2 – 1) If, a client

NYC CLIENT/ATTORNEY FEE DISPUTE137.2 –1) If, a client received and signed a retainer that discussed fee arbitration…. Is it still the responsibility of the attorney to send the client a letter by certified mail/contact the client….prior to a complaint being filed in civil court?2) The attorney issues the complaint in civil court more than 2 years after fee dispute?2 years after the client/attorney relationship has ended?I sent an email to :The program administrator -Joint Committee on Fee Disputes & ConciliationNew York County Lawyers' AssocI received a response :Please note that we recommend you consult with an attorney to discuss your options if two years have passed. You may be able to seek remedy in a court of competent jurisdiction.I don't understand what that means. And, the bar association legal referral did not have the names of any attorneys to contact.thank you.

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I filed my 2014 corporation taxes late because amazon UK

I filed my 2014 corporation taxes late because amazon UK closed my account without any warning so I could not get access to my sales reports and documents I needed to file my taxes. I called amazon many times but they just told me to wait 3-5 business days and call back again. This happened and eventually I was 9 months late in filing my taxes. Can I request an FTA for this situation? And the penalty fee is due 7/25 so if I pay first, can I send in my request for abatement after I pay the penalty and get reimbursed fully or at least part of it?

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I moved out of a home that I lived in than two years. The

I moved out of a home that I lived in for less than two years. The home is valued at 550,000 but we moved out because the neighbors directly next door to me had two dogs that barked constantly. The home owners were not respectful about keeping them quiet and told me to stay in my home with the windows shut. I brought it up to the HOA, and after documenting and videoing the situation, they did nothing except to send them a letter telling of my complaint. The home, which is beautiful and totally redone, has been on the market for over a year and I have been told by realtors that they had clients who loved the house and were about to put in an offer, until they heard the dogs barking.What can I do in order to make this situation go away. I am paying over 2200 a month for a house that just sits and doesn't get sold. Is there any way to make these neighbors deal with their dogs. Oh, by the way, they recently got another dog and all three live in their outside pool area and all three bark constantly.

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I live in a condo where the floors squeak so bad in two

I live in a condo where the floors squeak so bad in two rooms it sounds as if someone is pulling rusty nails from wood. It's not a little squeak but a loud screech. It is a rental unit and the current tenants teach school and get up every morning between 5:15 and 5:30 AM. Of course I get up with them since there is no going back to sleep. It's affecting my health and the lack of sleep has caused my A-fib to increase. I have asked the homeowners association to repair and the management company refusesd even though it is not their decision. I apparently am going to have to seek legal advice on this. The by-laws state my reposibility is from the interior finish surfaces. Can someone point me in the right direction?

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I received a citation building appearance nuisance charging

I received a citation for a building appearance nuisance charging misdemeanor on my mother's home that she owns a life estate. Can they really charge me with a misdemeanor?JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: mnJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: The home is in my name but she has a life estate on the propertyJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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My elderly ex mother in law's house is in foreclosure in the

My elderly ex mother in law's house is in foreclosure in the court for non payment of property taxes in a reverse mortgage situation. Is there anyway to save the house?

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My ex wife served me with a Compliant in Partition, I have a

Hi my ex wife served me with a Compliant in Partition, I have a pending case with her for contempt for not selling the house after 2 years... The mortgage is more than the house is worth.. I have made all payments and taxes... what can I do

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I have $5009 in 2014 federal taxes I owe. I am

Hello, I have $5009 in 2014 federal taxes I owe. I am unemployed and have been living off of my savings which is now getting very low. I called the IRS to see if I can make an offer in kind but they told me my home, which I own, and $10000 IRA prevent me from making an offer and demand the entire amount of $5009. What can I do or am I on the hook for the $5009 to the IRS?

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Can you tell me which writ of mandate or petition

Can you tell me which writ of mandate or petition for writ of mandate to use to get the superior court to review a decision by the Board of Appeals overseeing the Department of Building Inspection and the Department of Planning—all here in San Francisco?There are so many writs and even the petition for a writ of mandate is specific too. For my Board of Appeals decision issue—that the Board members used a very limited adjacent property notification by the Department of Building Inspection (DBI) to justify an area of 300-foot diameter mandatory notification that simply wasn't performed by the Department of Planning (DP) prior to the construction work beginning isn't right. Yet, the board members did just that in assuming that the DBI notification would cancel out the lack of a much broader DP notification. Additionally, the DBI inspector who testified was late and wasn't warn in. The whole truth simply wasn't heard: even the number of homes/resident owners who were informed by DBI was numerically far less than those listed as requestors on the Jurisdiction Request at the hearing. And we hand no opportunity for rebuttal because that only occurs within an appeal, which wasn't granted to us.So, which form should I use to address the issue properly in Superior court? And are there any terms I need to legally identify the problem areas of the wrongful parties (Board members, testimonials, etc.).

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