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I live in NYC in a co-op, 5 years now. My next-door
I live in NYC in a co-op, for about 5 years now. My next-door neighbor is about 55, been living here 20 years, but does not own the apartment: it is owned by his partner who is extremely elderly. I believe he criminally assaulted me:He is usually very quiet and keeps to himself. On two occasions he had very loud parties. The first incident did not result in the assault. I just knocked on his door and was more embarrased than angry, intending to politely ask him to just turn it down a little. However he immediately started yelling and I did not end up saying a word. He is a foot and 1/2 taller than me, got extremely hostile, refused, and slammed the door. His response was completely out of proportion and intimidating by yelling very close to my face, etc. He did not directly threaten me, so I decided to let it go assuming he was drunk and just a jerk vs. to escalate the situation. I thought it was odd that his guests were 30+ years his junior, however.The second incident I asked the doorman to ask him to turn down the music, and he came to my door and attacked me immediately yelling into my face and physically intimidating me with his arms and chest, forcing me to back up, and THE VERBAL HOSTILITY WAS COMPLETELY and aggresively SEXUAL. In other words, completely unrelated. EXTREME hostility about my sexual organs, telling me details about how often he gets "laid" and how he assumed I do not and therefore is not turning it down (his actual words were MUCH worse). He "Dared" me to call the police, saying "See what happens if you call the police. I know where you live and they're not going to do anything and I know you are in there alone with no man to protect you". He did not stop until one of HIS guests forcibly intervened to get him away from me, who tried to apologize for him. I believe he would have physically assaulted me if that did not happen. Again, his guests were 30+ years his junior.Finally, I am pursuing the matter with police and coop board. I was too scared before. The coop board says he has done something similar before and is on my side, but can't just evict him yet without giving a warning, etc.I told the story to a neighborhood friend WITHOUT mentioning this man's name, ONLY b/c I had no reason to think he would know who he was. However, as soon as I mentioned the aggressive misogynistic and sexual threats, he KNEW who he was!I looked him up online and didn't find any record of him (so far) which is odd. I was told he tried to pay an ex-doorman $3000 to come to his apartment (ostensibly to have sex with him). But I don't know how true that is. However I have no reason to believe this stranger to the man who told me this would lie.I cannot live my life since this happened. I video tape entrances & exits from my door. He is extremely creepy and weirdly sexual and physically aggressive in a way I have never even seen a man do to a woman before. Completely intimidated. I work from home and have lost almost a week of work by being so distracted.The board is meeting with him tomorrow but I also need to do SOMETHING to make me feel safe, but I don't want to prolong this horrible process and no provable law case. I just want him OUT. The board is on my side but I can't live like this. But I DO think there is a possibility that he has a shady past and is operating under an alias since no online records were found. Maybe this is the quickest way.All I do know is how hostile he was when I DIDN'T provoke him, so I'm scared of what will happen if I DO provoke him.He is usually normal and very quiet. Is there a legitimate way to do a backround check at least that's not too expensive?I find the
I think i know what to do but I would like a second
Hello, I think i know what to do but I would like a second opinion. I was charged with criminal damage in Tempe Az. for putting an art sticker on a stop sign. the sticker was my art work and had a painting on it that said "make art not war" I was told that I am supposed to ask for a divergent program, but I am not sure if this is my first offense in tempe. I think I got a MIC back when I was in college. my other option was to plead not guilty, go to trial, and hope the police officer doesn't show up? Do you have any recommendations? thanks
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State of Iowa Just charged me with abuse 3rd Degree.
State of Iowa Just charged me with sexual abuse 3rd Degree. Released on 10,000 (1,000) bond. Must report to Dept of Corrections Monday. I work as a bartender, is there any rights I have to not let them make me quit my job?If convicted of crime I will have to be on sex offender registry. Can I get out of this as part of a plea bargain?The evidence is supposedly facebook messages sent back and fourth between I and the victim. Of which one states "When do you want to do it again".I don't have money, but all accusations are false, and they are doing this only because I am openly gay and I feel this is a defamation of my character and a hate crime. Is there free lawyers that would take my case? Can I have my public defender throw back a civil suit if found not guilty.?
I want to thank you for your help last March.
I want to thank you for your help last March. Your answer was very effective and helpful. Today I seek your counsel regarding having a misdemeanor from 1995 sealed or expunged in Raleigh, NC, (Wake County) for the benefit of future government employment opportunities. Please advise if this is possible or whether it is even necessary to have it expunged for employment background checks. You may reach me below. Regards, XXXXX XXXXX Mobile [email protected]
A FAMILY MEMBER IS BEING FASLEY ACCUSED OF A HATE CRIME AND
A FAMILY MEMBER IS BEING FASLEY ACCUSED OF A HATE CRIME AND THE PUBLIC DEFENDER IS NOT TRYING TO HELP ONLY SAYING THEY WILL GIVE HIM 5 YEARS PRISON OR PROBATION AFTER THE FACT THE JPERSON HE GOT IN A FIGHT WITH SAID HE IS GAY WOULD YOU TRY TO FIND A TRIAL LAWYER OR STAY WITH PUBLIC DEFENDER THE CHARGES ALSO WERE CHANGED AFTER FROM SIMPLE BATTERY WITH RESTING WITHOUT TO 3RD DEGREE BATTERY AND RESITING WITH VIOLANCE PLEASE HELP HE HAS ALSO JUST FOUND OUT SOME ONE SAW AND HE IS SCHULED FOR COURT ON 14TH
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About the movie "Django" by Quentin Tarantino, why isn't this considered a hate crime against whites? The movie doesn't match history facts because:- The KKK was formed after the Civil War- There was no fights between slaves- Slaves didn't get whipped for dropping an egg; their owner wanted them to be healthy- 99% of the white people in the movie are a bunch of clumsy vicious rednecksThis is disrespectful to our ancestors because they were fighting to survive everyday and they were constantly in war. Slaves didn't have to go to war.