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I'll approach this theoretically. There are two views on a Rabbi's Psak in Issurim (but similar in other fields inc. Mamonos and Nefoshos): The Rabbi reveals the existing truth: an object already possesses certain qualities (Kosher or Mutar) and the Rabbi tries to logically infer those qualities from his Torah knowledge. In the result, he might "guess" ...


There are a lot of details about this depending exactly what kind of mistake it was and who was harmed how and how easy it is to get the money back if possible. See Shulchan Arukh, Choshen Mishpat 25. Broadly speaking, if the rabbi is an expert and the petitioner accepted him as their decisor in this matter then the rabbi is exempt since he unintentionally ...


There are two reasons given why the second Rabbi may not contradict the ruling of the first Rabbi (with according differences): 1) Kovod - out of respect to the first Rabbi. By issuing a ruling, he has 'claimed jurisdiction', so to speak, of this shaila. (See Rashi Nidda 20b, Ran A"Z 7) 2) Because regardless of what the second Rabbi believes, it is ...


Avodah Zarah 7a rules: ת"ר הנשאל לחכם וטימא לא ישאל לחכם ויטהר לחכם ואסר לא ישאל לחכם ויתיר The Sages taught: One who asks a sage and he declares it impure, he may not ask [another] sage to rule that it's pure. To [ask] a sage who forbids, he may not ask [another] sage who permits. Tosfos on the spot explain that this is only if one doesn't inform ...


If I remember correctly, you may go to a second rabbi, provided you inform him of the ruling of the first rabbi you visited.

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