My partner and I broke up? He still lives there and the lease comes to an end by the end of July 2020. I had informed the landlord of our break up, and that we are no longer together, but I continue to pay the rent for the committed lease of 1 year. How will it affect me should the ex fiancé... Read more »
My bathroom ceiling is dripping meriatic acid due to an upstairs neighbor pouring it down the drains. The entire apartment filled with smoke due to the chemical reaction when in contact with metal. What is the protocol for a situation like this? Is it the landlords responsibility to provide us with... Read more »
I currently own one 4-unit building and plan to purchase additional properties in the near future, all in NY. From what I gather in the responses, the 6-unit law pertains to an individual building, not the total number of units a landlord owns, correct?
My Dad is in MI, and is the owner of a trucking LLC. The authority though is out of Service. Since he already has the LLC and he is open to me brokering freight under the business name, I figured it would eliminate a step for me forming a new LLC. Doing some research on that however is creating... Read more »
If you want to operate a foreign (out of state) LLC in New York you need to domesticate (register) it in New York. Many of the same requirements apply to registering foreign LLC's in New York as they do to forming new ones. Whether it is wise to take over his LLC is dependent on too many...Read more »
vacate premises on or before May 31, 2020 after which I can petition Marshall removal. These tenants left to stay with their family im Baltimore on March 12 and have sent me rent up until April 15th. My question: in light of the eviction moratorium and the fact these people are out of town, should... Read more »
They were students-left a mess. Took down hardwired smoke alarms (do I have any monetary recourse for that, since it’s a requirement for me to have them installed?) I do have a No Smoking fee in the lease.
You have obligations to follow under General Obligations Law Section 7 with respect to drawing down on a security deposit. You must follow those rules exactly. As far as serving a 14 day notice (rent demand), it's unlikely that service would be valid by email.
"Air pistols and air rifles; selling or possessing. 1. It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, offer to sell or have in such person's possession any air pistol or air rifle or similar instrument in which the propelling force is a spring or air,...Read more »
I don't practice Texas law, however, you probably can't get a commission legally because you need to be licensed either as a real estate agent or broker. You could look into whether it is permissible to receive a finders fee in Texas: https://legalbeagle.com/8579336-texas-finders-fee-laws.html
Hello, I am looking to start a home business in NYC. I researched and it seems to be possible under the Multiple Dwelling Law, due to the creative nature of the business (a home recording studio for music producers). It will take up less than 25% of my home and only one person will be in at a time.... Read more »
This is a relatively in-depth question that would need some research and additional details from you. You would need to check building rules, bylaws, zoning, multiple dwelling law compliance (if applicable), rent regulatory rules (if applicable) etc. Most likely though it is not permitted if you...Read more »
Did the stipulation call for a warrant and a judgment? If not, you will need to return to Court to obtain one. However, you will be unable to do so until the Courts re-open the moratorium on evictions in lifted.
I have rented my apartment last December in a coop I have a lease and in the rider specifically states that the <<sublessee waives any rights or benefits which may be derived from section 226 of the real estate property law nor the provisions of the emergency sublessee Protection act nor the... Read more »
As stated by other respondents, there is little you can do at this point. Courts are not accepting new proceedings at this time. However, you should start taking action to prepare notices (known as predicate notices) required by law so that you can commence the action right away. Relevant...Read more »
The car dealers are all closed during the pandemic and as a result are not excepting cars with expiring leases. As a result they want me to insure the car and leave it in my driveway until they open. I'm not willing to insure their car after my contractual obligation to do so has ended. I have... Read more »
I’m a seller, we are selling our home and have been in contract for a few months. We did receive a down payment. The contract is contingent on finding another home, however we have not been successful and the Corona pandemic has halted the search. We want to pull out of the deal and return the... Read more »
If your contract has a contingency for finding a replacement property that should be enough to cancel provided you made a good faith effort to find the replacement property (what is considered a good faith effort is during a stay at home order is unknown). There maybe other clauses in the contract...Read more »
My friend was walk through a parking lot and a cop approached her telling her to stay out of all parking lots because they are private property. We dumpster dive and want to remain in standing with the law.
Yes. However, there is a gray area because they can be available to the public for their appropriate use (ie. using Walmart's parking lot to purchase goods at Walmart). Additionally, dumpster diving is also also a gray area and can be private or public depending on the jurisdiction and...Read more »
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