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It's gonna take more than "God Bless"!

Posted by Pro-se Offense on March 11, 1999 at 08:11:43:

In Reply to: Re: How to file for harassment in Housing Court? posted by Helena on March 10, 1999 at 23:09:52:

You're right, not to go alone - at this point I am financially and emotionally bankrupt! . . .

: I've heard of asking the judge (making a motion, probably) to remove an attorney from a case, usually for conflict of interest or prior bad acts. I think you really really need your own attorney. You said you filed bankruptcy, have you filed for 'poor person' status in Housing Court? Don't they assign you an attorney if they grant it? Or is that only with the Guardian status?

: Some practical advice, if you don't mind: do not go to court alone, if at all possible. Do not speak to that attorney at all. Stay in the courtroom, near the clerk or the officer. Get there earlier than them, stay in the courtroom after they leave.

: Are you the one from the SRO? There is a special SRO legal project to help SRO tenants: wish I could remember where I saw that: try in the Met Council newspaper (copies of articles are on, or maybe it was thru Legal Aid....

: Wish I had more answers... God Bless.

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