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My previous employer was suing me for breach of noncompete.I

My previous employer was suing me for breach of noncompete.I denied signing one.They produced a copy with a forged signature.My attorney asked for the document for professional examination.The handwriting analysist reported that it was a forgery.They dropped the lawsuit.My question is can I ask them to pay me for money lost due to attorneys fees and professional fees without suing them.I really dont want to go through another long lawsuit if I dont have to.Will it be considered a threat?

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I am 55, with no criminal background. I was held in the

I am 55, with no criminal background. I was held in the county jail for 11 days, pending a "pretrial" evaluation for drugs. My charge is not a drug charge. How can they hold me without knowing me, without a drug test, and then demand that I only be released to an inpatient facility?JA: Can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IllinoisJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I've been charged with a "hate crime" for an argument with my Caucasian neighbors. That's it. I'm taking that to trialJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That's it. I'm really upset about them detaining me for drugs. I feel like I've been railroaded, and I'm ready to send out FOIA reauest and call the local cbs affiliate for the media attention I know this will bring.

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This question may seem odd. I went through quite an ordeal

This question may seem odd. I went through quite an ordeal where my drunk wife ran at my vehicle in the dark while I was leaving. She lied and serious charges were pressed. I was acquitted of GBH less than murder and felony assault with a dangerous weapon.She was impeached and caught perjuring herself on the stand thanks to body cam. She also had a .18 BAC and stated she didn't want to press charges.All the while during the process she repeatedly threatened me, cried to me, begged to me, admitted to things in voice mail contrary to her testimony and I never once responded especially because of a ppo and no contact order. She was told to stop. She made many false public statements. But she continued to harass and make public statements even after I was found not guilty.I demanded a divorce trial as I have very well documented cases of her violence and abuses on me and where she admits I was never violent. The trial has yet to happen and her counsel has given up on custody while I'm still under supervised visits. This has been hell!Since then some high profile attorney filed suit on me for negligence. I'm out of money at this point and did a very good job of answering with affirmative defenses that took me 36 hours to write including counter claims for defamation, false light, and stalking.I would like to know if I can add claims of intimidation since she harassed me to "take the plea deal or else ( insert many bad things here) and threatened me with consequences if I didn't. Also for perjury, and malicious prosecution.The prosecutor let her run wild and do whatever she wanted.I'm sick of being kicked around and want to counter sue for everything I can.

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What is it called, and can I do about it if an officer

What is it called, and can I do about it if an officer writes up an incriminating statement of things I never said, but it got submitted as my own statement even though it was None of what I said, but only what He wanted to write to justify an arrest?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Maine 2009JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I was convicted nolo for disorderly conduct, but the officer initially made the arrest for domestic assult. He wrote up something completely different than what I had told him about how I had to defend myself and my child from my wife who was trying to rip my child out of my arms (which could have made me drop him) after I took him from a stranger she left him with to pursue me for an argument that I was running away from her down a hill.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Oh, I thought you were the lawyer. There's nothing else I can think of.

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I was arrested on murder charges 20 yrs ago and face the

i was arrested on murder charges 20 yrs ago and face the death penalty i was found not guilty of all charges i had a good job making 52000 a yr work same job 5 yrs never missed a day also pa>d for my own attorney 3 yrs of my life due to incarceration oc false alligations im still bearing the scar nightmare hurt and pain never got my life back can i sue and be compensated any type way

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I have a question regarding a lawsuit. My soon to be ex wife

I have a question regarding a lawsuit. My soon to be ex wife was intoxicated with a .18 bac one evening and ran at my vehicle in the dark. She lied about what happened and I was charged with serious crimes. Subsequently, I was found not guilty on all charges.Now she is suing me for negligence and gross negligence and I am countersuing for defamation, false light, and stalking. While I raised the affirmative defense of comparative negligence and quite a few others, my question is regarding her public statements.She publicly stated on a number of occasions I tried to murder her or I tried to kill her. Which is one of the reasons I'm suing her back. However, isn't there something unethical about suing for negligence when she publicly states that I tried to murder her. How can she Clair two positions. Either she thinks I'm negligent or that I tried to murder her. Not both.

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I'm getting seperated from my wife and she wants all the

I'm getting seperated from my wife and she wants all the assets that i have. She came today and keyed, damaged, and slashed the tires to my car, and is now trying to say that I have been sexually and physically abusive when I haven't done anything. What should i do?JA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: Connecticut, and the car is from 1999JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We agreed on an open marriage, and now she is accusing me of cheating. She bit me this morning and i have pictures of the damage to the van

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My mortgage company failed to foreclose on me in the 6 year

My mortgage company failed to foreclose on me in the 6 year statute of limitations the house is in New York. Recently they filed a complaint for foreclosure and the changed the default to move it up 3 years. I have numerous statements from them showing the default date in 2008 and one mont before they filed the foreclosure they changed the date on the statements to 2011 when their attorneys found out about this perjury they withdrew from the case. my question is do I have a case to sue for punitive damagesMatt

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My ex roommate who happens to be an attorney recently filed

My ex roommate who happens to be an attorney recently filed a suit against me for $6000 in back rent knowing that I had paid the rent (I have proof) thinking I would not respond and win the default judgement. When I filed ,my response I received a couple of days later a legal document that was so light it was not legible and I assume this was done this way hoping I would not be able to get the court date and prepare for whatever BS allegation he had decided to come up with this time.My question is that since the initial suit was filed based on false statements will this void the action if he has changed the reason I supposedly owe him money and can he serve me legal documents that he intentionally adjusted the toner settings to make the ink so light that it is impossible to read? (the pages before and after the one with his claims are legible, but the page outlining the complaint in illegible making it impossible for me to know what I have to defend myself against, or the date of the trial)Does the fact that he filed the original complaint on false grounds ruin his credibility and if so should I file a counter suit for filing fees and lost income since the trial date falls on a day I am scheduled to work ?The only reason I know the trial date is because the county clerk sent me a letter informing me of the date.Is this a case of abuse of process and malicious prosecution and since I will have to travel >130 miles will I also be able to recover those expenses as well?He rents the house from a property management business but tries to declare himself my landlord, but I make my checks payable to the property manager per his instructions for > 1 year now because the IRS had threatened to levee his account and he didn't want to explain the extra monthly income.

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