Law Offices of Gregory Krasovsky

Internet dating and marriage

The Law Offices of Gregory Krasovsky provide legal counsel and representation to people, companies and litigants involved in internet dating and marriage disputes, including

 

- internet dating sites and agencies* 

- online and mobile dating apps and services, also known as cell dating, cellular dating, or cell phone dating,

- social media sites (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, SnapChat, VK - VKontakte) and instant messengers (IM), such as Skype, WhatsApp, Viber, Telegram, Signal, Line, Facebook Messenger, ICQ and etc.

- internet brides/grooms (mail order brides/grooms), and

- internet dating & marriage scams, fraud, slander, libel and even blackmail

An internet dating and marriage dispute requires an experienced and competent attorney in international family law, consumer protection, tort law (incl. personal injury) and white collar criminal law (economic crimes, incl. fraud), to assist in ensuring a favorable outcome.

People often become victims or embroiled in disputes related to online and mobile dating, such as

 

1. Misrepresentations, deceptions, lies and fraud by individuals concerning their

  • Name (identity)
  • Age
  • Gender and sexual orientation
  • Nationality, ethnicity and race
  • Immigration Status (foreign citizen, illegal alien, permanent resident, overstayed visa, visa with limitations [student & work visas]), including current and part violations of immigration laws, such as illegal entry, overstayed visas, visa fraud, marriage fraud and illegal employment
  • Religion
  • Places of residence
  • Places of work, employment status and history
  • Profession, including professional qualifications, licenses, certificates and permits
  • Level of education and educational credentials
  • Health, incl. presence of contagious (transmittable) diseases, mental illnesses [treatment & therapy by psychiatrists and psychologists], other serious illnesses and disabilities.
  • Any history of addictions (alcohol, prescription drugs, gambling, sex) and illegal (street) drug use/abuse (especially heroin, methamphetamine (speed), Opiods, PCP (Angel Dust), Cocaine (Crack) and etc.
  • Financial Condition, Assets, Debts, Bankruptcies, Tax liens & wage garnishments, Income (salary) levels
  • Marital Status (single, married, separated, divorced, widowed), number of previous marriages & divorces and obligations for spousal support and child support
  • Number and age of children, including illegitimate children
  • Relatives, children, friends and acquaintances with issues & disputes (criminal records, civil lawsuits, membership in dubious organizations, under investigation and etc.)
  • Issues & disputes with previous girlfriends, boyfriends, fiancees, brides, wifes, husbands and partners, including adultery, domestic abuse & violence, harassment & stalking
  • Involved in civil lawsuits or under criminal investigation
  • Criminal record (arrests, indictments, convictions, time served in jail or prison, probation, parole, suspended sentences, expunged records, juvenile records, registration as sexual offenders), especially any history of violent and economic crimes
  • Membership in extremist and criminal organizations (gangs, organized crime, racist & homophobic hate groups, sects & cults)

 

2. There are many ways in which innocent and trusting people are victimized by people that they have met online and via dating apps, including

 

  • Fraudulently induced into intimate (sexual relations), engagement, marriage and having children
  • Abused psychologically and physically, including sexually (domestic abuse & violence) and even tricked or forced into human trafficking and prostitution 
  • Financially victimized through giving money, repaying debts (loans), agreeing to be co-signers or guarantors, transferring property & assets to the perpetrator, tricked into working for free (labor exploitation), identity theft, credit card theft and stolen property & financial assets. 

 

3. A very serious category is international dating and marriage fraud, often perpetrated to

  • Obtain money, gifts, property and other assets under false pretenses, including for medical treatment, travel & transportation, language instruction, visa fees and etc.
  • Commit identity theft by stealing the victim's personal and financial data, documents and even bank cards.
  • Obtain immigration benefits, such as a visa, residence permit, permanent residence or even citizenship 
  • Conivnce the victim to visit the perpetrator's home country, including to enter into a local marriage and then demand money and property from the victim (as the victim's fiancee or spouse) through intimidation, local courts, lawyers, criminal gangs, thugs or even law enforcement
  • Extort, blackmail, strong-arm and/or intimidate the victim through 

(a) use of personal, private or intimate photographs and video, 

(b) false accusations of domestic abuse and violence, sex crimes against the perpetrator or his/her co-consiprators, such as friends, relatives, neighbors or even domestic workers, 

(c) false or contrived accusations of violating local or international laws, 

(d) legal claims against the victim as the local fiancee or spouse's guarantor, co-owner of property, vehicles, real estate or companies.

 

The family law attorneys at the Law Offices of Gregory Krasovsky provide legal counsel and representation to litigants involved in internet dating and marriage disputes. An internet dating and marriage lawsuit requires a skilled family lawyer to assist in ensuring a favorable outcome.

 

If you have any concerns or think that you need competent and experienced legal  advice and representation by an attorney in internet dating and marriage, please contact us today to schedule a free consultation with an attorney.

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*There are many internet/online and mobile dating sites and apps, such as

 

- Adam4Adam

- Adult FriendFinder

- AnastasiaDate

- Ashley Madison

- AsianDate

- AYI

- Badoo

- Beautiful People

- BeNaughty

- Blendr

- BoyAhoy

- Bumble

- Catch'up

- Christian Connection

- ChristianMingle

- Cupid.com

- Coffee Meets Bagel

- Compatible Partners

- DateHookup

- Datemyschool

- Daily Free

- Daily Unlimited

- DOWN

- DNA Romance

- eHarmony

- eVow

- Flirt

- Gaydar

- GayRomeo

- Gleeden

- Grindr

- Grindr Xtra

- GROWLr

- happn

- Her

- Hinge

- Hornet

- Hot or Not

- HowAboutWe

- Jack'd

- JDate

- JSwipe

- Jaumo

- JustSayHi

- Lovestruck

- Lulu

- Mamba

- Manhunt

- Match

- Matchmaker

- Meetic

- MeetMe

- Mingle

- MiuMeet

- Moco

- Moonic

- Mr X

- OKCupid

- Parship

- Perfectmatch

- PlanetRomeo

- PlentyOfFish (POF)

- Qeep

- Right Stuff

- RocknRollDating

- SayHi

- SCRUFF

- ShakeMyWorld

- SinglesAroundMe

- Skout

- SpeedDate

- Surge

- Tagged

- TasteBuds

- Tawkify  

- Tinder

- Waplog

- Wapo

- Zoosk


International Dating Sites:

- Angel Return

- Dates Abroad

- Dream Singles

- Elite Singles

- eLoveDates

- Foreign Girlfriend

- Generation Love

- International Single Girls

- OurTime

- SilverSingles

- Ukraine Brides Agency

- Western Men

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