Help Me Howard Florida Customer Service Number

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Help Me Howard Florida

Help Me Howard

We are here talking about a news spot or legal advice show on WSVN Channel 7 that airs twice weekly and contributes its best work for community services. It got started under the leadership of an elected public defender of Broward County, Howard Finkelstein. He has represented the post for around two decades and is looking for retirement. He got first elected in 2004 and got two times at the same position in 2008 and 2012.
He perhaps can be best recognized to the public as the face of “Help Me Howard” a recurring segment on WSVN- TV’s Channel 7 News where he explain complex legal issues to folks who write into the station asking him for help.

Who started the show?

The show came into existence on WSVN Channel 7 where Howard started as on-air legal analyst going for legal commentary in the case of the State of California vs. O.J. Simpson. Further he added on his work on issues like U.S. vs. Timothy McVeigh Oklahoma bombing trial, Princess Diana investigation, President Clinton impeachment proceedings, INS vs. Elian Gonzalez, Bush vs. Gore legal battle for the Presidency, Terry Schiavo right to die case, the “nanny” murder trial and the Michael Jackson child molestation case trials. His work on the O.J. Simpson trial raised him to fame on local Florida TV and he became the famous television personality.

About Howard Finkelstein

He completed out his education receiving Bachelor of Arts degree in the Social and Behavioural Sciences in 1975 from University of South Florida and later went to University of Miami School of Law in 1978 to receive Juris Doctor Degree. He selected the option to practice in private sector and as a government lawyer. He is now being recognised for his community services in various organizations very well and the work as public defender has given him new heights of success. He has being a part of representation of indigent citizens charged with crimes from misdemeanours to murder in the first degree. He also worked for people charged with drug crimes while being in private sector working with law firm partners like Brackey, Finkelstein and Dallas.
Among his many contributions first mental health court, Broward County’s drug court and felony mental health court in the Broward County became his first priority for developing the area. He has also worked for people with disability and is holding a discussion as lead public defender on issues of gays and the laws that target certain ethnic groups and cultures.

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His achievements and awards

Howard has contributed a lot and he has been appreciated for his work with honour of being the ‘Man of the Year’ by Deerfield Beach Democratic Club’ in 2013. Aside of many honours he has received what satisfies him is being there for people to help by the on going show, “Help Me Howard” on WSVN TV channel 7 News.

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    01 S.E. 6th Street, Rm 3872 Ft. Lauderdale, Fl 33301, United States

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    (954) 831-8650

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Botched Paint Job

Posted on Jul 09, 2019 at 02:53 PM

Lelia Shepard says: I purchased a buick verano that had a bad paint job. The gmc dealership agreed that the model paint was botched and offered to repaint the vehicle. Two years later the same exact issue is happening with the vehicle so they in fact did not eliminate the problem. Now I have been told that they will not repaint the vehicle but will give me $1000 towards a nee paint job. A paint job that costs $4000 to complete. I want them to paint my vehicle properly so that the paint lasts the amount of time a paint job is supposed to last. Will you please help me!

FPL scam

Posted on Jun 20, 2019 at 10:32 PM

Phoebe Robinson says: Hello I need your help. Someone pretended to be FPL and said that I needed to make a past due payment. I need my 500 dollars back please help me.

Help me Howard

Posted on Jun 06, 2019 at 06:18 AM

Adrian Sinclair says: Hello Mr Howard , my name is Adrian Sinclair . I live in Broward County Fl . My car was recently broke down in my townhouse complex , I was in the process of fixing the radiator due to a leak . It was stationary for about a week . One day I came home from a long day at work to my car being gone . I called the local PD to report it stolen . They police informed me that my car was towed due to the homeowners association penalizing me for the leak on the asphalt . The homeowners association did not inform me or give any warning of this . They said they put a sticker/notice on my car but that is a lie because I would check my car everyday, they also told me I could not bring my vehicle back to the premises . Long story short I ended having to go to the tow yard and pay to get it out and also having to junk it because I was not able to return it to my residence. When I checked the tow yard paperwork the reason for it being towed said “illegally parked” instead of what the homeowners association told me. My car was illegally taken from me with no correspondence or warning . Can you help me please , this has put me in a financial rut not being able yo make it to work

Simone Brown says:

Posted on Mar 27, 2019 at 03:12 PM

Need your help Mr Howard I just pay my landlord $2000 and ask him to fix the mould in the apartment which cause my 2year old to be in the hospital 3 times in 2018. The last time was in December when she was in icu for 10 days which cause a result of me loading my job on new years day....there is a lot that need to be done in the apt but he don't wanna fix it..i went to his office yesterday to tell him bout my AC that's not working 5 day now and he said he was go in to get some to fix it...but no one showed up and now he evicting me with me with my 3 children and my sick baby after I gave him$2000 on the 6/19.....please help me ...9543260085 and have pictures of everything...

Bad. Tow

Posted on Mar 25, 2019 at 04:01 AM

Thalia M Lumpkin says: I need Howard Finklesteins help ASAP! Westway Towing damaged my car. They don't want to pay for the damages.

E-pass charges

Posted on Feb 14, 2019 at 03:46 AM

Robert says: Hi Mr. Fraser and help me Howard wanted to know how can I get some help on every issue I have with a tag that was Surrendered to the tagging to see more than four years ago and is no longer under so possibly under my name because it was surrendered and I am now getting a couple of bills of a person using this scene tag as of the end of last year where that easy pass lanes are used I need to know how can I get this fixed I have gone to the police station and they tell me that someone did not do their work properly and that’s white that tag it’s still out there after four yearsI also went to the tag and you see where I normally do business and they cannot give me any receipt off when I surrender that tag they did tell me after four years the tag is a really used somewhere else in it I should not worry about it because my records do not show that tag legally up to date right now it is not legally up-to-date for some reason someone is still using it can you please help me or let me know what should I do I have sent I have sent a pass also Sunpass and also Florida division of driver licenses a letter and I’m still receiving this these charges my number is 305-498-3590 thank you

Police refsal to investigate complaint abot towing co. miscondct

Posted on Dec 27, 2018 at 06:20 PM

David Thornton says: On Dec. 16th my car was towed from a Snny Isles Beach condo becase it had overstayed its pre-paid period. It was towed by Dolphin Towing which has a lot in No. Miami Beach. When I tried to get my car back from Dolphin, they gave me the stall and my car was not retrned. When I tried to report this condct to the SIB police, they said I needed to report it to the No. Miami Beach police.When I tried to report it to the No. Miami Beach police, they said I was supposed to report it to the SIB police. I can't get the police to help me get my car back!

wrong phone nmber DP

wrong phone nmber

Posted on Nov 21, 2018 at 10:49 PM

Carolyn McGire says: This phone number (954) 831-8650 is to the Broward County Public Defenders Office, & not to Help Me Howard.

Gave over for adoption need help

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 at 12:24 AM

Alize Mack says: My son was born February 21 2018. I was at the hospital with his mom the day she had him. The next day while i was at work she signed him over for adoption without my knowledge. When i went to the hospital to try to stop it they tried to kick me out and wouldn’t offer any assistance. I have been fighting to get my son back since February 22 2018. He’s in Illinois with a adopted family and he’s 6 months now. I never signed my rights over and she stated in the paperwork that I never knew she was doing it. The family that has my son now has two lawyers and I really need help. So Mr.howard if yo can please get in touch with me I been trying to contact yo since it all happened.

Rooms to go/

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 at 04:10 AM

Fay pratt says: Hi I brought almost 20,000 dollars worth of furniture from rooms to go at the sawgrass. From the conception of the order I had problems. May 20 was my purchase and to this day I’m still waiting on a completion of my order. I’ve call the corporate office at least 5 times , spoke to David Rodriguez Manager then store manager Jackie they can give me a 250 dollar store credit. I told them I’m not happy with that just keep the furniture that hasn’t been delivered and cancel and refund my money. Jackie said no ; I told her this is bs and horrible customer service she said that’s my opinion and I can take or leave it. So now after about 2 months with still a chair waiting to complete my order. I’m calling for the 250 store credit. No notes on file: manager David Rodriguez is no longer a manager at this so and Sarah only god knows who she is can’t help me because Jackie store manager is not in. With the frustration in my voice Sarah said I’m trying to help you. What can I do about rooms to go. Order still incomplete until the 31st and no store credit has been approved to compensate for

rental scam

Posted on Jun 16, 2018 at 10:28 AM

trdy says: i rented a hose in dania florida from borrower adeyin and and i pay $3460 for rent and application fee . he was to ship the keys to s becase he is not in florida right now. i ask for id and he send one to me . the shipping company he send the keys via is called crossline delivery service. i did not get the keys and he is not answering my calls or text please help me. i dont kn how am going to deal with this if its a scam. thats all my savings. i have nothing left . please. my nmber is 3055707296. my name is Trdy.

Association fees

Posted on Apr 25, 2018 at 03:11 PM

Mario Verjano says: My grandmother in law owens a apartment and the association charges for repairs that never get done.
They charge for a insurance that does not cover anything and she has insurance threw her bank but they require there insurance. There's a maintenance fee with no maintenance. There's a grounds fee for cutting the grass and there is no grass.
To top it off they're rising the monthly fee by $55.
This association when there was a problem with the roof said they don't cover that with the pot holes in the parking area they say they don't cover that and that they don't cover the paint then what do they cover?
Please help.


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Posted on Apr 01, 2018 at 02:20 PM

Lina Hodgson says: Hello please help! I lived next to someone who has a pit bull which attacked my dog on several occasions. I filled acmplaint with Animal control and it took them about 7 months before my complaint was addressed. Once the complaint was address the report came back that the pit bull living next door to me does not fit the category of a dangerous dog. I have been told that pit bulls are illegal in Miami Dade Co

Paper delivery problems

Posted on Apr 01, 2018 at 01:49 PM

SEREDA Blm says: Miami Herald and all other papers that are
have same delivery co-are NOT delivering PAPERS--I get
Snday Paper only and have not gotten it for 2 weeks-others that get
daily have not received papers for ten days-
We get no-where-spervisors lie -promise re-delivery
We do not know what to do next--
What good is a credit? Want the papers!

Julia Ward says:

Posted on Mar 20, 2018 at 05:31 PM

I would like to get advise concerning the return of my security deposit in the amount of $2,600.

Jasmine says:

Posted on Mar 20, 2018 at 07:32 AM

I have a 2002 honda Accord that was running hot I brought the car to this establishment . Once my car was looked at I was told the water pump and Timing belt will need to be replaced and recommended a oil change. This total came out to be 734.02 Extremely high they charge me 450 in labor . They called me the next day to say my car was ready . Hours later after receiving the vehicle back the car would not start and was still running hot I immediately called the owner Glen To start a complaint he then advised to bring the car back 1 hour till closing. Once I brought the car back as it was running hot ...they put the car on the machine and said i needed spark plugs which means the car was not checked entirely before they gave back to me . they told me to take the car back home running hot so i did. True is I never made it home and had to get my car towed because me and my 3 year old daughter got stuck at a stop light. Now days later after this chaos My car is still running hot and I have 3 misfires I took it to advance auto parts which recommended that the timing belt should be looked a


Posted on Mar 17, 2018 at 08:24 AM

Martha E says: I have had no no cable or internet or phone since 2/28/2018. I call every single day and speak to everyone at at&t and nothing is getting done no one can give me an answer as to what the problem is and when will I have service. But yet att sends me a bill to pay for services I have not had since 2/28/2018 and continue not to have.

Rent a center

Posted on Mar 16, 2018 at 01:00 PM

Latorria Jacobs says: Hello I purchase a bed from rent a center they charged me 950 for a used bed I’ve called corporate and everything and it’s been since last year I’ve been a loyal customer for seven years

Medical Bill

Posted on Mar 16, 2018 at 11:31 AM

Laura Cisek says: Howard, I need help. I was transfered form Broward North to Palm Aire in March 2017. (I don't remember signing anything. I coldn't anyway) I had no Health Srrogate and was sent to Palm Aire. I did not choose. I woldn't have chosen a facility that wasn't in-network. They have sent me to collections.I went to the facility in person and was treated terribly. I have written Letters no response. Now collections. I was treated terribly in this facility that after 12 days I was rshed back to North Broward emergency with Renal failre and dehydration. They want $3,045.00. I don't have it and believe I sholdn't pay it. I am battling cancer and don't need the extra stress. I was treated horribly by the aides and given medication that was detrimental. Please help me. Parent company is Five Star Care FL - LLC. I had sffered a stroke was totally at there mercy. Please Help! I have other medical bills that I am paying in order received. I am not a sloch. Please contact me.

BMW mayor engine issue with the warranty

Posted on Mar 13, 2018 at 06:41 PM

Julio Aviles says: Hi:
After a huge effort I bought a BMW 428, after just 96.9 miles the engine blows up and the Lexus of West Kendall, dealership, where i bought the car and the BMW, telling me that they will not honors the warranty.
They car, obviously had a big issue.snd now I have on my name a car payment for a car that I'll not be able to use

Help me please!!

Posted on Mar 12, 2018 at 08:58 PM

Yissel Martinez says: Help me please!!
I live in a trailer park in homestead Florida we left a big house to come live here and we had to bring our stuff we did not have money to rent a storage 5 months later of living here the manager in the office wanted me to move everything I had to a storage we told her we did. Not have money and she gave me two more weeks so we rented a storage and started to move things now she is kicking us out and I have a 3 month old baby and a 4 year old my husband works none stop we told her we had no we're to go and she said she does not care we went to city hall to speak to the Florida city mayor and the lady's there always tell me we can not see him and we only have two weeks if not we get kicked out please help me can she do that please help

Unfinished Job

Posted on Mar 12, 2018 at 10:38 AM

Shannon Ford says: I Shannon Ford hired Dp Construction of Deerfield to do a flooring job for me back in October 2017. We had been communicating until 1/31/2018. They finally came and tore my floor apart on 1/19/2018, and i havent seen anyone from that company again. I have given them $2724.69 as they requested for the 50% of the job upfront. I have been by their office, and sent several text messages and to no avail has anyone tried reaching back out to me. I have researched their company only to find another client has seeked legal action as well for the same reason. I would like my monies refunded to me since they has cause such more stress to my.healt. and has not met their obligation due to breach of contract. I have spoken to Havia, Eliza, and Joe Delana which all assured me everything is good.

Can't find a lawyer to take my case

Posted on Mar 07, 2018 at 01:50 PM

Marcelia P. says: Hello I'm a 47 year old female that had a hysterectomy in June of 2017. During the surgery my utera was cut.A tube was put in my back for my Kidneys. I been having back pain ever since, I thought it was from the tube . Came to find out that my spine was injured as well. I've not been able to work. I still have bills to pay. Things are getting hard for me. Is there any advice you can give me.


Free kill at sovereign hospitals

Posted on Mar 06, 2018 at 01:27 PM

Martha Wright says: Hello, did you know there are hospitals such as Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Fl that are sovereign hospitals? This means if the hospital mangle or kill you there is a cash cap set at $250,000, which then means the lawyers are only allowed to take 25% of the cap and forensic experts needed $5,000-10,000. So attorneys turn down the case which then means they do not make enough money.

Please read on for my current letters to the Governor of Florida.

Mortgage Company wont honor 2 month defferment

Posted on Mar 05, 2018 at 12:47 PM

Lena says: I need help. My mortgage company Bay View Loan Service (M & T Bank) will not honor the 2 month deferment promised. Now they are trying to make me pay all months at once. I know a story on it was done and I tried all of the steps that were recommended and I have not be able to get any help. I am getting foreclosing letters and this is not fair. Please help!!

DOR/intercepted money

Posted on Mar 01, 2018 at 12:39 PM

Jason Eutsey says: I really need your help. I previously had a child support order in this evil county of Broward. My wife and I are married and we agreed to close out the child support order in 2010 by going to the child support office located at 1900 Commercial Blvd. I got hurt on my job in 2017 and had a workman's comp claim. I was awardes $5,000 but I only received $2,500 because the Department of Revenue said that child support has the other amount. My wife and I have been jumping through hoops and circles to find our money. Apparently Brenda Foreman and the Broward County Clerk of Courts are still charging me for a child support order that was closed out 8 years ago.


Posted on Feb 27, 2018 at 12:10 PM

Melissa Graham says: Asking for help
We purchased a vehicle from a used car dealership in Fort Lauderdale. They completed all of the financial paper work on the computer and had my husband electronically sign stating that the sales price was 15500. After getting home and reviewing the documents that were sent to me via email I immediately cancelled the financing. The purchase price on all documents was 16999. I contacted the sales person and he would not return my calls, only responded via text. Confirmed via text that the wrong sales price was on the documents and that we were free to obtain our own financing. At this point we were furious. My hisband drove the car back to the dealership the next day and said he wanted to cancel the entire transaction. They would not give our full deposit back of 3700. They kept 1600 and said it was a “restocking fee”. I have contacted the district attorney and will be contacting the Better Bsiness Bureaus. And other advise will help. I will not stop until we have recovered our deposit and this is known to the public.

Mold issue in my apartment

Posted on Feb 24, 2018 at 07:03 PM

Deanna Manley says: Looking for help with mold issue in my home. I am renting an apartment and the apartment association is neglecting to fix the problem, even getting the test they never came so I took it upon myself to have someone come out. I am suffering from health issues and believe the mold is the issue!

Security company doesn't want to pay me for my time working.

Posted on Feb 12, 2018 at 08:03 AM

Joshua Caicedo says: I need help I started a new security company called securepro and they're going out of business. And I worked a month for them. And they "lost" my check. And I've been calling and calling and calling no answer. Their office is located at coral springs and I live at North Miami Beach. I have a pregnant girlfriend I work another job. And I don't have time to be driving to get no help. I need your help and to be put on tv to expose this horrible company. And get paid for my time. And knowing them they'll change dates and time when I was there. Please help. I feel like I was robbed of my time and I need help to get my money.

Rental Property

Posted on Feb 08, 2018 at 03:34 PM

Altamese Stewart says: I need to know if I've been in my rental property for 15yrs and was not aloud to renew my lease after I had 30 days to sign it. And it's because I ask them to fix stuff and a month later after I had sign my lease and notarized it on November 20th 2017, and had until November 30th. Also l want to since I've been here that long I was told I should been getting the equity is that so. Please help. On SSI both me and my son who is dealing with mental health issues.

Rental Property

Posted on Feb 08, 2018 at 03:30 PM

Altamese Stewart says: I need to know if I've been in my rental property for 15yrs and was not aloud to renew my lease after I had 30 days to sign it. And it's because I ask them to fix stuff and a month later after I had sign my lease and notarized it on November 20th 2017, and had until November 30th. Also l want to since I've been here that long I was told I should been getting the equity is that so. Please help.

Stolen post money and bieng threatened by la

Posted on Jan 30, 2018 at 07:05 PM

Jade gray says: Hello my name is jade gray im a nurse with 2kids and im bieng threatened by my landlord to be evicted all because the money order i sent of 1600$ was stolen while in transit .and i have proof of reciepts and everything and my landlord is saying she recieved a empty envelope with no money home is in jeopardy i dont know what or who to turn to .can you please help me find out who stole my rent moneyorder at the post office

Service animal Issue

Posted on Jan 22, 2018 at 11:57 AM

Benjamin Kendall says: Recently my friend was charged a $150 cleaning fee for my service animal riding in a Uber ride. I have contacted the company asking for an apology and a refund. They have ignored all of my requests and I need help in this matter. I am a disabled Veteran and my service animal was prescribed by my psychiatrist. What can be done to help?

Wrong Ticket

Posted on Jan 14, 2018 at 11:44 AM

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Comment below won't take my above email: My wife and I went to BlueJean Blues the other night and you have to park along the middle Island and then walk to the other side of the street to purchase a parking ticket. When I returned to my car with the parking ticket receipt to place on my dash, I found an envelope hand been placed on my windshield from the City of Fort Lauderdale, that had a parking Citation inside of it. Not giving me enough time to walk and purchase my parking ticket should be illegal, please put me in contact with Help Me Howard.

Renter's Lease Agreement Violation

Posted on Jan 11, 2018 at 01:54 PM

K. Lowery says: Please help me Howard! I need some legal advice and possible representation for a siûtions I'm having with my Renter's Lease Agreement. I can provide more details.

Car problem dealership won’t give me and new car or fix the problem

Posted on Dec 29, 2017 at 10:12 AM

Decoda Blake says: I bought a car 2 week ago , the first day i took the car out the dealership the car shut off wouldn’t start so i had to pay a tow truck to bring the car to them , i ask for a new car they refused , the car door doesn’t lock they said they would send a lock Smith to the house and fix it ,no one came . The car is shaking when press the break i went to them they said the oil need to change so i bought the oil and they change it , they say that when the owner for the car come on January 4 they will fix the car , i ask them to give me the document that i signed it saying i that the car is sold as it and my signature at the top which is incorrect the guy i purchase the car from say i have 3 month warranty and he will fix any problem with the car but is giving me a difficult time .i put 3,000 down the car is 7,000 and they want me to put more down and the car problem still isn’t fix .

License plate

Posted on Dec 18, 2017 at 09:33 AM

Roger Collins says: Hi my name is Roger Collins my issue is I will drive my own personal vehicle with my own personal tag which I have purchased from freedom from government. Org and I was harassed by the police telling me I do not have no constitutional rights I need to move to a saddle and state and I might have rights that my tag is not legal in Florida City Florida which where I live at and I felt like my rights have been violated because the officers do not have proper training and I would like to know how to handle the situation

My community is trying to rob me

Posted on Dec 16, 2017 at 05:51 PM

Danny Maurice says: Hi! My name is Danny Maurice. I live in chapel trail community in Pembroke Pines. They fine me with some violations and sent me to Aliance CSS credits. They said we had to pay over three thousand dollars, we paid that amount. Now they sent me another letter stating that we owed them over four thousand dollars again. After we made the first payment. Plz HELP!!!!

abandoned and dangeros AT&T tiliy Pole

Posted on Dec 16, 2017 at 07:59 AM

Leonel Hernandez says: Dear help me Howard, my problem is with AT&T 12 years ago the utility pole in my back yard cracked and seperated completly from the bottom of pole neighbors fence is whats holding it p after a decade of calling all utilities were transferred to a new pole. bt the falling and rotting pole was left behind for the last 4 years i have been calling someone comes ot takes pictures and say will get on it. this has happened 5 or 6 times, please help me Howard this is a very serious situation. Thank yo

Craftmatic adjustable bed

Posted on Dec 15, 2017 at 06:58 AM

Jacqueline Demeritte says: Hello. I need help. I purchased a Craftmatic adjustable bed and since doing so a year ago I have had nothing but problems with it. The maintenance guy head here at least 7 times to fix the bed within the first 6 months. I have been back and forth with the company. Before the bed was one year old they came and put zip ties and a bungee cord on it to keep it from separating. Only for it to do it again. I have had several problems with this bed only for them to tell me that my bed is the only one that has done that and I told it must be defective. I called again and now they want to charge me for a service call and it's not my fault that the bed that is only slept in is defective. I paid 4000.00 for this bed and I have not had one good night's sleep in it and the problems have been too numerous to tell u now. I'm an sick out of my mind about it because I thought this would be helpful to me concerning my health. Please help me with this matter

Dangerous Situation

Posted on Dec 13, 2017 at 05:53 AM

Vicky says: After hurricane Irma, I called FPL to let them know that my electric wire is detached from the pole and the wires are hanging low in my driveway and supported by tree branches. I told them that I was concerned no only about the possibility of the wire falling out of the tree and being accessible to my 9 year old son but also the risk of fire to my home.

They informed me that since I still had power to my house, it was not an emergent situation and they would put in a work order.

The second time I reported the wire, the customer service person that called me for the followup insisted that it could not be the electric wire becaue I still have power to my home and I was mistaken. I described the wire as a black and silver twisted wire that traced to my circuit breaker. To her hesitation, she agreed to follow up.

So far I spoke to the customer service agents on: 9/18, 11/9, 12/13 and I still do not have my resolution.

Where can I go from here?

Tax return

Posted on Dec 07, 2017 at 07:16 AM

Leslie Harris Hamm says: Hello I need some help to get my 2016 tax refund I did claim my nephew Matthew A. Hamilton on my taxes for 2016 I have submitted pages and pages of documents that the IRS asked of me and every time they ask me for more documents I did contact a tax Advocate and the same situation Matthew received disability because of mental illness I am his aunt and he has live with me from 2015 the first time I filled for him it went through and this time it's a big issue as a result of that my return is on hold which would be his part of 3008.00 I really need that refund so if u can please help me get my refund thank you

Not returned pup

Posted on Nov 29, 2017 at 10:15 AM

Kel spence says: Hi am just the average American who owns a dog that was gave to me by my recent loss sister. who just passed away of cancer. The dog get missing a day before Thanksgiving someone finds him post his picture I contact them provided them with pictures of me and him . I asked can I come and show her the dog will respond to me she asked me what's his name ?I told her max . She then took his picture down deleted me off of her social media . And now is on his social media planning to put a chip in my dog to sale him .. I called the police they never came the fact that it's a dog not even the non-emergency . I don't know what to do next . I just want my dog home safely before the holidays . Maybe you guys can write her on Facebook and asked can she please give me my dog ! Her FACEBOOK name is (Nicole sarniguet) BLONE HAIR age 41 HAS A CHILD FOR HER DISPLAY PICTURE IM KEL SPENCE MAX OWNER!!

Opa-locka water bill

Posted on Nov 21, 2017 at 04:44 AM

Gwendolyn Rawlins says: I think that there is something very wrong going on at the water department in Opa-locka Florida.. water bill going from 40 $50 a month to $700 a month I cannot see how that is possible. I think someone needs to check into this

Cg Cosmetics (stole my money)

Posted on Nov 17, 2017 at 07:47 AM

Devin Colston says: Hi, I've made several payments to Cg Cosmetics in coral gables, fl for a tummy tuck. Every single time it was time to make a payment prior to surgery, they were happy and eager to take my money very quickly... In the written agreement, it states that you are able to receive a refund at anytime but they have to take 1,000 off due to any inconvenience... I had to cancel for medical purposes being that I would not wake up if I were to undergo surgery... I asked for a refund and have been given the run around with tons of excuses ever since.. I even had my friend who just finished law school write them a letter and still no refund... I gave these people a total of 5,500 and I need my money bk like last year!!!


Posted on Nov 15, 2017 at 03:07 PM

Kianna says: Hello Howard I apply at tjmax and many other jobs at the job fair at sawgrass mills mall and around October 2017 and I was 17 years old at the time and I turned 18 in November 7, 2017 and still no jobs hiring me please help me get a job I want to experience working and would like to travel

Royal Caribbean not so royal treatment

Posted on Nov 14, 2017 at 05:15 AM

Precious Slater says: I really need some help. A friend and I traveled with Royal Caribbean for our birthdays and were treated poorly. I went to their guest services and was told I could not be helped with my complaints until I was off the boat. So I was supposed to be stuck on the boat without a care for the poor service we received. So I called the corporate and they took my complaint and told me that someone on the boat was able to assist me; she would email them to do so. When I went back awhile later to check if they received it, they told me they didn’t have an email and step to the side so they could help their other customers. They didn’t not want to help and because I complained we were treated like criminals. On top of that, my card has been charged for things I never purchased on the boat. They said they were just pending charges and would not post. Now they have posted to my account and it’s over $1500 in additional charges that do not have anything to do with me or the activities I did onboard. They have been telling me they don’t know what they are charging me for and that they can’t see it.


Posted on Nov 07, 2017 at 05:08 PM

ERIC LANFAIR says: We hired Home Depot Services to install a new roof on or home in November 2016. Instead of Home Depot performing the work, they hired a contractor and began the roof in Jan 2017. The work is a disaster. They tore the siding off the front of the home, they left a small hole in the corner of the roof where bats entered into the attic and resided for months. Once we noticed the bats, the attic had feces all over the whole attic. Home Depot admits to these errors and says they will make it right. They claim their contractor will be paying for the damages. It has now been over 9 months and we have not received anything or gotten anything fixed. We paid to have the bats removed with the agreement that they are paying back the money. The costs for the other items is ALOT so we do not have money to pay for that beforehand. Howard: Please help? Again, Home Depot admits responsibility, we now need to receive the money for the work to be completed and get the money back for the bat removal which we already paid. Any help will be appreciated. I hope no other persons hire Home De

Angela Passmore says:

Posted on Oct 24, 2017 at 01:42 PM

On Oct 3, 2017 , my daghter and her boyfriend was involved in a car accident. A lady ran a light and slammed into my vehicle. She was given a ticket. my daghter did not receive a ticket or citation. The car was towed. I went to the tow yard and had the car released to Infinity Insrance company. I was told by the owner of Kaffs towing in Miami that this was standard procedre. I contacted the other parties insrance company / Infinity Insrance and was given a claim nmber. I've attempted to contact them on several occasions with no response. On Oct 24, 2017 I finally get a call back. I explained to the Spervisor Rachel that the car has been sitting in Kaffs towing yard accring fees and the car was released to them over 2 weeks ago. Their response was "If" the car has property damage insrance, then they wold pay some of the cost of the damages. They are still waiting for the otcome of the investigation. I was already told by a previos Rep named Natalie that the policy owner has a $10,000 property damage coverage. I prchased the car last year cash for $12,000 and of corse the car has depre


Posted on Oct 20, 2017 at 08:36 AM

Hello I need help me Howard on a case where my husband flew with Spirit Airlines I played for a round trip ticket from Kingston Jamaica to Fort Lauderdale from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa. Spirit Airlines will not refund me from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa and for the baggage of the flight he did not take. Please help me get my money back.

Lara Perez says:

Posted on Oct 19, 2017 at 04:24 PM

Please help I live in Margate I have a massive tree in my backyard that is on my property and 3 others. I have tried for over 10 years to get it down. 2 of the three say ok one neighbor says no. After Irma the tree is damaging my home and again one neighbor says no. It is so costly to trim back every year 2500 or more so we wanted to get it taken down. Legally we can not we need them to sign off. Tree experts say it cant handle another storm and will come down next time and take away part of my hose and all of theirs. The cost is 7.500-10,000 I have to get a loan to get it taken down and am not asking them to pay at all we need is for them to sign. What can we do ? Do we have to lose or home ?

Maribel Pareja says:

Posted on Oct 19, 2017 at 10:50 AM

Dear Howard,
My family has lived in our home in Miramar for 13 years. This past June our H.O.A. implemented some parking regulations. We have 4 vehicles in our home that have always been parked in the driveway. This morning however one of my vehicles was towed right out of MY driveway. When I spoke to the HOA they stated my vehicle was parked on the sidewalk (which it was not) and the tow was valid. I explained to them that it was not parked on the sidewalk and they replied that the vehicle was blocking the sidewalk which is against Florida law. I have pictures of other cars parked exactly the same way that were not taken. Please help me I feel like I'm being ripped off!!

Michelle Bouley says:

Posted on Oct 18, 2017 at 07:51 AM

Can a company drop your medical insurance on midnight of your last day even though yo pay through the end of the pay period? I was told by the Isle Casino that just because I pay for it through the end of the pay period that doesn't mean I am covered through that time. Also my Colonial Insurance premiums were taken out of my August checks but never sent in. I had to pay Colonial again to keep insurance. Isle admitted fault but I can't get any more responses as to when they will send it in or reimburse me.

Odalys says:

Posted on Oct 16, 2017 at 07:23 AM

: Binder and binder sold me out they closed my case and i have a judicial court hearing and no representation . I have three children I have no money for rent I'm about to get kicked out of my home and I have been waiting for this court hearing for over a year and now they tell him you have to start all over get it re-postpone the court hearing I don't have the luxury to repost binder and binder applied for this hearing please help me as I'm in desperate need of financial assistance please help me I've been watching your show and see that you help people. Thanks god bless. I have a recording One of the last conversations the lady know she will be monitored she told me I did I did I decide to do what I had to do and she pretty much was very rude bitch I always come back me telling me that they try to contact me they have not I have proved I've had the same number for over 18 years and I lived in the same house for over 18 years as well never try to contact me I'm the one that contacted them I'm the one that's fax the paper when I've been hospitalized . No they don't have to reapply a

Elizabeth Henry says:

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 at 09:40 AM

Dear Mr Howard,
My father died in 2012. He died without a will and there was a bank account with $6000 in it. My mother hired a lawyer in 2013 to handle the probate to gain access to those funds. we paid the lawyer in full for services. My father had no outstanding debt or creditors he owed. Also no other family members going after money in account. It has been over five years and we are constantly being told by lawyer that it is the judge that is rescheduling court dates or just not signing paperwork. The lawyer sometimes does not respond to or calls or texts for months. He does not give updates. under Threat of going to the Florida Bar he started to respond to texts, only to say he is still waiting on judge. My mother and i feel this lawyer is not doing his d diligence. My mothers church recently (2016) had to go to probate court to fight over obtaining church from surviving pastor relatives. The whole process for them was opened and closed in 6 months. The church itself was with over 80,000. In this case it opened and closed quickly. I only have a case number 2013-02827-cp-02

Cladette Marryshow says:

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 at 07:29 AM

Howard I need help to get my $500 deposit from a crooked car dealer that advertised a car on a car magazine and never owned the car. I made several attempts to reach a manager and cannot get any response. The car owner and the car is in Georgia. This seems to be bait and switch, they even provided a false car inspection report with all negative information so they can try and sell me another car. Can yo please help me get my money back and expose these crooks.

Dwayne Blunt says:

Posted on Oct 04, 2017 at 08:49 AM

Hello Howard my name is Dwayne Blunt I worked for American Van Lines it seems they have a history of employee abuse ,they made illegal deductions from my pay such as charging me for missed signatures etc,when I worked for them as a contractor they owe me, and my helper Ashmere Blunt, mileage reimbursements, they charged me to fix their broken down truck which should have not been in service, and they currently are holding about $2000.00 of my deduction they kept in Escrow, it's been over a year, and they have not paid me, with out a reason, they also violated DOT regulations on my driving hours!


Posted on Sep 28, 2017 at 03:49 PM

Hi Howard:
I received a traffic ticket violation dated 09-10-2017 6.01 pm. That day was the Hurricane Irma during the day. The traffic lights were blinking or not working. The photo looks like it was on red, I remember that it was blinking or not working most of Doral traffic lights. Next day, Sept 11, 2017the City installed generators in the main intersections including the one I had the ticket, which it was 107 Ave NW 41 Street.
How can I fight this ticket? I was going to check my elder mother a few blocks away.

Thank yo in advance

Lisa Alonso

Cladette Marryshow says:

Posted on Sep 25, 2017 at 07:21 PM

I payed $495 for an inspection on a Mercedes total cost $11400. After getting the report the rep Jeff said he can sell me another car becase the car was not good. And they removed it off the site for me, becase it`s considered sold. I told him I seen the same car for sale online for sale in Georgia, with the same VIN.
he denied it and said I need to speak to the manager. I did with no response. Please contact me for more information. I`m limited with this complaint. I need my money back.

I contacted the car dealer in Georgia 9/23/2017 for the VIN NO and it`s the EXACT CAR. I spoke to the manager "Max" of the Georgia car lot 9/25/2017 and told him that I`m interested in bying the car, and I needed an inspection first to know what I`m getting becase I`m in Florida. He recommended Pep Boys close to him, they didn't take payments over the phone. He then referred 5 Brothers Ato motive and they took the payment. Max took the car to 5 Brothers for the inspection. The $80 receipt and inspection report was sent to me in less than 3 hrs. The report was for the same car with minor proble

Ashley says:

Posted on Sep 25, 2017 at 10:26 AM

Need Help! Some one sold me a mattress with bed bugs and I have to little kids, I call and they told me it's nun they can do about it and I have a year Warranty, I've asked can the switch and give me a new one or my money back they told me no me and my kids have bite marks and i got it bad because I'm the one that sleeps on the matters I have Marks & rashes all over my body.

MaryPat Barbini Colandrea says:

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 at 12:29 PM

Dear Mr. finkelstein,

My name is MaryPat Colandrea. I recently was picked by the City of Tamarac for the home rehabilitation program. My program made it possible for me to receive impact windows and doors....Happy, Yes, !! We were hit by a major storm recently called Irma and every one of my new windows leaked and did damage to
both my bedroom floors....they need to be replaced. I am looking to see who is responsible for my floors, City of Tamarac and their program, the const. company
who installed them or the Window company? I don't think I am the one responsible? I don't think I need to get my ins. company involved!!!! I am eagerly waiting
a professional answer....My floors were not that old and the windows were not even three months old...
MaryPat Colandrea

Denise Bozzelli says:

Posted on Sep 16, 2017 at 10:20 AM

My neighbor who is renting his home is not maintaiing his property. Leaning 35 yr palm tree that is on its way down per North Laderdale and Broward Co. I texted him on 9/11 to let him know that the leaning palm tree and broken fence are not going to withstand Irma. Thank God the leaning palm tree made it bt the 2 palm trees on his swale have caght fire and came down as a reslt of Irma. Or street now has no access becase of the wires the tree boght down. This landlord has done nothing to fix his fence or remove these trees.
Can yo help

Marlene Crego says:

Posted on Jan 02, 2017 at 11:26 PM

On May 28th 2016 I purchased a RV. Terrible situation! I had not actually test driven the vehicle two weeks prior as they could not find the key. So we were allowed to stay in the vehicle and then test drive with the verbal stipulation that the loan would not be processed if we were not happy and not taking delivery of the vehicle. At the end of our stay we found several issues that needed to be corrected and said do not process the loan until the items are corrected. The loan was processed anyway! After miss deadlines for the repairs and more issues arose like water leaking into the unit into different places and a broken air conditioning we decided did not want the RV
Lazydays position is they will let me out of the deal but keep of $15,000.00 of my money because I devalued the unit by staying in it which they told me I should do.
I just want my money back!

Patricia says:

Posted on Dec 19, 2016 at 06:58 PM

Hello Howard. I am a Florida Resident living in broward county. I just recently got notified that my license has been suspended for quite some time now due to lack of insurance on my car. Back in June 2016, I financed my 2013 VW through a leasing company called Lobel Financial. I was misled in thinking I would be paying an extra 80-100 dollars a month, added to my car payment, to cover insurance for my car. Come to realize now, I was paying all that extra money now to insure my car but not myself. In the state of FL, minimum coverage of car insurance must include property damage and PIP insurance.
As soon as I found out about my license status, I decided to shop around for an insurance with full coverage. However, I've been denied every single insurance because of past two car accidents, not at fault, in my record.
I am left now with no license, no car insurance, and a car parked outside my house, to which I'm still making payments, but am unable to drive in it. I have a 9 year old son which I have to take and pick up from school every day and I'm currently 4 months pregnant. Ple

Leslie Baca says:

Posted on Dec 16, 2016 at 05:55 AM

Hi, I need help! I'm a renter expericing a mold issue that nothing is being done about and I single mother with an asthmatic family. I have been fighting the rental company for over a year and it's to the point my chest and throat hurt very bad.

Latavia Brown says:

Posted on Dec 14, 2016 at 11:47 PM

State your problem: My kids father was charged with attempted robbery with firearm he didn't have a firearm but his codefedant did even in the report it states that he paid a lawyer Scott Rubinchik to defend him march 2013 when he went to jail for a warrant for that charge Scott got him to bond out and was placed on house arrest for 2 and a half years never violated and went to every court date the lawyer had him take the case to trail because he stated they have HIS DNA from the crime scene and told him he would get probation because he didn't score out for prison because this is his first real charge so on sept 2015 he went to court for trail to be sentenced and they gave him 5years in prison and last week he received a letter from the court saying the DNA they had was inconclusive and they sent the letter to the lawyer on his case but when I reached out to him he would not speak to me so I'm trying to find out what should I do now.

Wanda Brown says:

Posted on Dec 13, 2016 at 09:53 PM

Hi Mr. Howard, my name is Wanda Brown, I am writing to you because I hired corner stone non- profit organization. To filed for my non- profit 501-3c on October 13th 2016 and plus the handling of the title and deeds transfer which my brother and I ,inherited we have given Apostle Jones a total of $1,450.00. And still we have yet to receive no results or any services which he claims he could provide. We ask for a full refund, and of course he now refusing claiming he did. I have documents texts messages etc showing where he never process any documents we really would like for you and Mr. Frazier help in this matter he used his ministry to cheat and rip off citizen like myself. I truly believed there are others out there. I am compelled to bring awareness to the public, about his business tactics.

Carlos Caro says:

Posted on Dec 09, 2016 at 11:14 PM

I have contacted the commissioner in the area regarding a missing block in 152 ave. This ave is a double way from 8 street to 40 street, expect between 26 street and 30 street were it becomes a one way both ways in a school zone, the school is in the corner of 152 ave and 26 street. The commissioner response was that the city does not have the construction of this busy block in their budget to until after 2050. can you believe that! We might not be alive then!

Can you please help with this community issue? Why this ave block was not in the budget when they decided to go ahead and build this ave? Thank you in advance for your help!

pamela coney says:

Posted on Dec 09, 2016 at 03:02 AM

I am a resident of the City of Miami and have a pothole coming from the street in front of my driveway. This is area where anyone can park. Help me Howard with the city of Miami to fill this pot hole.

Iyamille amador says:

Posted on Dec 09, 2016 at 02:30 AM

My grandmother was a famous singer a lot of years back and her records are still being sold and played on YouTube but she is not seeing any of the money from anywhere she has zero income from this.

Erik Seward says:

Posted on Dec 08, 2016 at 12:52 AM

My name is Erik Seward and I own a bike shop on Hollywood Beach for the seven years. In the last seven months code enforcement is telling me I have citations due to bicycles being in front my shop. I told him these bike belong to customers who rented them and are inside eating. The property is public property and is not my respondsibility the bikes are front my other shop a half mile away . sometimes its another. Bike shops bikes and I still get fined. The fined are 1000.ok dollars a day.. I took pictures of other bikes who keep there bikes out all day everyday and code enforcement or Hollywood PD does not bother them ..

Need help regarding theft

Posted on Dec 05, 2016 at 04:48 AM

Rosie Altamiranda says: Please help me. I am a mother of three special needs children and is a victim of debit card theft. Someone withdrew all funds from my account in an ATM with the amount of $1,611. I have contacted my bank. I have filed police reports, and submitted a dispute that has been denied twice by direct express, America bank. I don't know what else to do. The thief withdrew four transactions of $400 each within minutes of each other on the same day. The financial hardship is unbearable. My holiday is ruined and my children negatively affected. Please help me Howard my phone number is 954-6396***.

Looking for help

Posted on Dec 03, 2016 at 06:00 AM

Philip Eisner says: I am 65 and is living in Coral Springs at Harbor Inn Apartments. I have been disabled and on disability since 2006, when I seriously hurt my back ending in a 24 year career with IBM. I have had several operations, and possibly more to come. I have lived here for 4 years now. I have paid my lease on time every month every year. No complaints about me here. I received a letter on my door, as I do every October that it is time to renew lease. I went office and after a 100.00 increase put on my lease, I said yes the next day. I signed lease on November 1st, 2016 for January-December 2017. Now the new owners of property told manager to tell me they will not honor lease. They are expanding and want to make my apartment 2 br to 3 br. They told me they would try to extend 7 month lease, around my new apartment. It is now December, everyday they tell me something difficult but now it seems either an upstairs unit or if they and me a downstairs it has very stained and dirty carpets, and they won't replace because that unit is
going to be demoed in 6 months or so. I have a 22 years old son in UCF and comes home often, so I need help.

Need assistance

Posted on Dec 02, 2016 at 01:39 AM

Vincent Rizzo says: My 2009 Genesis was brought in for service on November 29th, 2016. The next evening, I received a Sunpass alert that my car was driven to Hialeah. I received a similar alert the next day. When I picked it up today, December 1st, I brought this to the attention of the service manager. He said it is not unusual and that the contract stipulates such actions. I disagreed but had no recourse.

Can you help me or direct me? This appears to me an unacceptable action.

Thank you in advance.
Vince Rizzo

Require help

Posted on Nov 29, 2016 at 09:27 PM

I am dealing with no AC for nearly two months. Leasing Apartment is going on 3 years so need help please.

Asking a query

Posted on Nov 28, 2016 at 10:12 AM

Keila Nelson says: Hello,
My name is Keila Nelson. I need help to understand that two weeks ago I was trying to apply for a job position at this company name CHS in Homestead. I was told that they only hire Spanish speaking candidates, however this is a government job to my knowledge every qualify candidate should be to work there. Among 200 employees its only 12 and none speaking Spanish people there. What can be done in that case?

Trouble and need help

Posted on Nov 27, 2016 at 04:49 AM

James Dickson says: We are elderly, disabled couple, rented 1-bedroom apartment in Miami Beach, for lengthy only tenancy, same as others, moving a horrific physical and financial hardship. The apartment flooded, has infestations of cockroaches, spiders, etc. ceiling collapses badly injured. James, 70 years old veteran, never was the same. We had to clean all the toxic disasters, no compensation for all the work and expenses. Property manager placed harassing tenants directly above, and then ignored months of emails begging him to stop it. After months of little or no sleep every night, James collapsed, broke his arm and had 2 surgeries. Bedroom has 70 years old, rotten wood floor spewing visible mold/mildew. Doctor said gave Jenni Pnemonia, State of Florida and City of Mia Beach Code Enforcement inspected. Management is ignoring the directive to fix the floor. We have not slept in the bedroom since 7/1/2016. Manager insists we pay rent for it. They filed retaliatory Eviction, we can prove they lied. Judge is demanding we pay rent on the bedroom we cannot sleep in, vacated since 7/1/2016. What can we do? Last year, a tenant died with the same floor.

Looking for help

Posted on Nov 26, 2016 at 12:21 PM

Gloria N. Marquez says: Elderly abuse and exploitation is being done to my parents by a niece. Threats and locked my parents out of their home and my parents are homeless. They are staying at their daughter house who refuses to help evict the niece who is abusing them. A boyfriend was let into the house. Marijuana is smoked at the residence home by the niece and boyfriend eat and use the utilities with no pay of any kid or help from the niece and boyfriend. They damaged personal property of Gloria and Efrain sanchez who own home. The couple is staying with a daughter who will not disclose where my parents are and does nothing to help evict. The contact number is 954966-5***.

Need help

Posted on Nov 26, 2016 at 04:58 AM

Gloria N. Marquez says: Elderly abuse and exploitation by my sibling sisters by same parents, two sisters who either lied or tricked them unknowingly into signing to sell. My parents home the total amount $209.000. My brother uncovered and my brother-in-law now divorced from the younger sister involved. My parents are alive and broke. They stole from my father and from the rest if the children. They hid and lied to my mother the total amount. They stole 100,00. We have bank documentation and that will show spending and dipping into the bank account by both sisters. My mother had a separate account from the hidden money. Help us get justice. Now there is fraud on a check in the thousands for repairs from a claim made several months back. One of the sisters is under suspicious she cashed the check and used it for personal expenses. She stated the check not available for a longer period. I want to contact the insurance but I do not have the loan number. To report the claim money to be investigated it is the most evil thing children can do to a parent. My phone number is 954 966-5***.

Sharing information

Posted on Nov 24, 2016 at 12:14 AM

Daniel Delmo says: I have a major story about Publishers Clearing House (PCH). I have emails, names, numbers, screenshots, and even a dozen recorded phone calls to their call center, which is in Canada. For 7 weeks, I have been ignored about this, but its time to make this public. There have been security branches to their website, which is a huge problem since they maintain Personally Identifiable Information about users such as: names, phone numbers, emails addresses, and even physical house addresses. PCH knows about this and they have an obligation to their users to disclose the branch, but PCH is not doing anything about it after repeated phone calls I made to them. I received an email yesterday from Chris Irving from Consumer and Legal Affairs at PCH. I replied with a very detailed description about what is happening, and I still have not received a response from him. This is deliberate negligence when millions of people’s Personally Identifiable Information is at risk and not being told about it.

Need suggestion and help

Posted on Nov 23, 2016 at 09:39 PM

Dale Weller says: Hello Howard,
East Coast moving and storage moved goods from Texas to Coconut Creek and lost some items on 8/1/16. After filing a claim they no longer respond to calls or e-mails. Can anything be done with this?

Facing trouble with neighbour

Posted on Nov 23, 2016 at 06:49 PM

Daniela lopez says: Hello Mr. Howard,
I have been having problems with my association in Tamarac- TMG. As I am having a hard time with my neighbor who is treating me to poison my animals. I report it to the management company who is not willing to do anything about it. I was wondering what legal action I can take as I am scared to lose my animals.

Sharing experience

Posted on Nov 19, 2016 at 02:32 PM

Thomas Horchler says: Please help me Howard. I am a disabled male who checked into Ricards Hotel today. All my rights and laws protecting me under the Federal ADA act were seriously violated. I know my rights and laws protecting me and my service animal which is 100% non agressive dog and people friendly. But due to lack of education and ignorance, I was totally banished and stressed. First, they said my breed could not be a service animal due to it being a pit bull then after accepting all our money they were asking for proof or paperwork which is illegal and unethical. They clearly don't know the laws regarding service animals and forced to go threw isolation and stressed causing more pain and anxiety. My rights were clearly violated and they had no concern. I need help educating the staff and maybe a lawsuit making staff realize the severity of the lack of compassion and most of all the laws protecting me. Please help me Howard in bringing awareness to ignorance and how serious the situation was making me more ill and feeling of isolation and indifference. Please call me.

Thomas Horchler

Asking for help

Posted on Nov 17, 2016 at 05:57 AM

ARIEL says: Good night,
I live in Dania Beach Sheridan lake club. I have a rented apartment which pays $1,717 .00 which increased without previous notice and is full of cockroaches and mice and scavenging of pigeons and feathers all the way through. They were warned personally and via email with photos and video and do nothing about it. I complaint since I have small babies and that is bad for the health of them. I appreciate the help you can give us.

Issue about payments

Posted on Nov 15, 2016 at 10:04 PM

Zilpa Lopez says: I am writing in regards of my mother. Her name is Luisa Medina. She is a 66 years old lady and have been living in South Florida since 1999. Currently, she owns a condominium in North Miami. The company that manages the condominium is Unlimited Management Property. Recently she called the office to get a permit and was notified that she had a pending balance. The issue with this is that the pending balance is from 2013 and 2015. She was never notified that she had this balance and she found out about it because she needed a car permit from the office. When she tried to clear things up with Unlimited Management Property, they responded to her that it is not their responsibility to let her know about any pending balances. This happened on November 7th, 2016. When I looked into her bank statements it shows that the company never cashed some checks. One from 2013 and three from 2015. The problem is that she has been talking to neighbours and it looks like she is not the only one with this issue. It looks that Unlimited Management company does not notified their clients about any missing payments.

Sharing experience

Posted on Nov 15, 2016 at 08:54 PM

Kim Washington says: Dear Help Me Howard,
On Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at approximately 11:30 AM I approached the complex key gate entry and scanned my key card. The metal inside gate began to open followed by the rising of the red and white pole. I began my entry and was about half way through the complex entrance when the metal inside gate began to close while my truck was making entrance. I stopped and began to slowly reverse only to realized that the red and white pole had come down. My truck was trapped between the metal gate and the pole. The metal gate began to scratch the front on my truck and was just about to get out of the truck to stop the gate from doing further damage when another resident saw me in distress and quickly scanned his card. The gate began to open again and I quickly moved my truck to a safe distant from the metal gate.
I immediately went to the property manager’s office to report the incident. She came out and took photos and I told her about the incident. She told me that perhaps I move to slowly through the gate and I responded that I have lived here six years.

Issue of rent

Posted on Nov 15, 2016 at 06:26 PM

Sophie elder says: I need your help. My landlord isn't trying to fix anything and wants the rent in full. We are refusing to pay him until he fixes the house.

Sharing about a person

Posted on Nov 15, 2016 at 04:15 AM

Gladys Romero says: Good evening Mr. Howard,
I am writing to advise you of my neighbour, Cintia A. because she is an independent single woman and mother of two college age children. She is a community activist here in Doral and is currently being sued for helping a Facebook person with posting dealing with financial audit question. Ms Amstalden has several Facebook sites for sharing concerns about the city of Doral and HOA issues. She is also a cat activist. She is also representing herself with this lawsuit. She is an inspirational and bright unselfish and self sacrificing woman. I think the community would benefit about Cintia's story and struggles as our community is facing a crisis with HOA and Condo fraud. This case needs media exposure, we all could learn from the story of this remarkable person who stands up for her rights, principles and will defend herself in court on the 29th of this month. Truly inspirational.

Thank you,
Gladys Romero

Need help regarding education

Posted on Nov 10, 2016 at 06:54 PM

Donna Kong says: Dear Help Me Howard,

I am in desperate need of your help as I am trying to get my son entered into online virtual schooling with Somerset Academy for 8th grade and they are giving me a run around and being difficult expecting for me to provide a transcript for a middle school student who has to be home schooled due to his high function Autism and Ehlers Danlos Syndrome which causes him pains daily. I have been informed by many schools also by his scholarship that no 8th grader should need a transcript, its been months now and the school is refusing to accept my son stating they need a transcript. His special needs school he attended previously has sent the school all his records they have with report cards and they are still refusing to accept my son. My son's education is being held back now due to this issue as not many accept guardian scholarship for virtual schooling.
Please help me Howard. My son needs to start online schooling, and his scholarship assists with other things so I can't afford to lose it.

Asking for help

Posted on Nov 08, 2016 at 12:39 AM

Christopher chuy says: I am living in a duplex that had electricity and plumbing problems that the landlord doesn't want to fix. My son can't even shower in the home because of these issues and the landlord is still requesting us to pay rent and has started the early stages of eviction process and I am looking for help. Police won't do anything because it is a civil matter and I can't find a lawyer to help. Is there anything you can do?

Need an advise

Posted on Oct 27, 2016 at 02:08 AM

Sally Anne Brackett says: Dear Help me Howard,
My two daughters bought a house together a year ago from a foreign national. They were informed that this required a Firpta transaction by their realtor. She recommended a title company that she worked with regularly. The title company withheld the funds for the sellers IRS responsibilities at closing and the girls heard nothing more until recently they got a letter from the IRS stating that they owed $8000 dollars in late fees and penalties. It appears the title company held onto his clients money for 6 months before he finally sent it with his clients tax return resulting in my poor daughters being responsible for all the penalties on a capital gains liability they had nothing to do with.
The title agent has admitted to sending the payment late but refuses to take responsibility, an appeal was made by my daughters to the IRS which was denied.
Are they really responsible for someone else's negligence ? They have no way to come up with this kind of money, can you please advise, thank you.

Need help

Posted on Oct 25, 2016 at 11:56 PM

christina Goetzma says: Hello,

Please help. My boyfriend finished his probation in August and paid off his fines. On October 14, he was picked up by warrant stating he crossed country lines and was in possession of Marijuana but was never arrested. His original judge was not there but his lawyer says that they have an amazing case but now his next court date is on November 29. I feel this is so insane I have been trying to find a job so we don't lose our house and we have a 3 year old. Can someone help me please?

Need financial help

Posted on Oct 25, 2016 at 12:47 AM

isabel says: Ever since the water company removed a tree from the front of our property, the water bill has been significantly high. When we asked the water company to look into it they told us it was our consumption and we have to pay the water or it will be cut off. Last month, the pipes burst in the middle of the night and when my community dug up the pipe they confirmed that the pipes were not repaired properly by the water company, therefore causing the pipes to burst. The water company is charging us $3000 and demanding us to pay the bill or they will cut off or water. We have paperwork and photos. Help me Howard.

Lost money from account need help

Posted on Oct 19, 2016 at 03:25 AM

Richard graham says: I bank with a credit union and have been a member since 2011. I lost my ATM card and it was used at ATM machine. How id pin number was used, I have no clue nobody not even family members know my pin. I was treated like I was the thief of course I immediately reported all well within 2 days to bank. They froze my account for 10 business days while investigating the fraud only to deny me. Then they told me I could report to police after the denial plus lack of access to my account for those 10 business days. Mind you. The thief took all money out of account plus full amount of over draft. I am out all not right. The denial was soley based on their belief that could not have been taken unless my pin was given which again is only their assumption and not true. The ATM machine used apparently did not have camera. Please help. I almost became homeless over.

Asking for advise

Posted on Oct 16, 2016 at 05:33 PM

Osnel Valbrun says: Hello Howard,

My name is Osnel Valbrun and I live in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A month and half ago, two kids drived their parent's car and crashed my back bumper. I was promised by their parents that they will fix the car and still now no action to fix the car has been taken or done. Please tell me what should I do?

Help required for replacements in apartments

Posted on Oct 15, 2016 at 04:12 PM

Gina Maragh says: I live at Heron Pointe Apartments in Miramar, Florida. A 55+ community tenants at Heron Pointe Apartments need help on where to file complaint. Some tenants are dealing with electrical items in their apartment needing to be replaced and being refused. One example, I have been asking since December 2015 the stove in my apartment to be changed to turning knobs that control cooking temperature, the numbers are completely erased where I am not able to control heat when cooking. I burn my food, this is a fire hazard. I have been giving the run around for the past 10 months. I am one of several tenants dealing with this problem. One tenant refrigerator has no handle. We need help.

Need help for my son

Posted on Oct 13, 2016 at 10:01 PM

Tasha Reynolds says: Please help. My son is in Broward county jail for a clerical cover-up and a mishap on Broward county clerk of courts. My son was issued on warrant on a day that he was in court for. Was sent out to get an affidavit signed but court was over when we got back but was given a copy of the affidavit and was instructed to be notified by mail of the new date. Never got it instead a warrant came in the mail. What can I do is it fair?

Vincent Spence says:

Posted on Oct 12, 2016 at 11:19 AM

I am a family of four children ages 12 to 6 years old. The apartment I'm living in was sold. The new owners has other plans for the building. He ask me to move. With no money, and no where to go. The issue when to court Broward county case# COCE16018775. I was notified today that the case was closed and a 24 hour notice was issued to BSO. My question is do the new owners by law have to assist my family in the transition financially. Can my children, the mother, and I be forced to Homeless at the drop of a dime. My contact number is 754 2730972

Home ownership issue

Posted on Oct 12, 2016 at 11:15 AM

Vincent Spence says: I am a family of four children of age 12 to 6. The apartment I am living in was sold. The new owners has other plans for the building. He ask me to move. With no money, and no where to go. The issue went to court Broward county case number COCE16018775. I was notified today that the case was closed and 24 hour notice was issued to BSO. My question is do the new owners by law have to assist my family in the transition financially. Can my children, the mother, and I can be forced to get homeless at the drop of a dime? My contact number is 754 2730***.

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