The lease will largely dictate whether there is an opportunity for the tenant to cure. However, in New York City, if you are looking for a successful eviction you should have proof of multiple instances of illegal subletting, and likely provided a notice to cure. I handle these types of matters...View More
Prepayment of rent is prohibited for both a rent-stabilized and market apartment. This would be considered a security deposit, which is limited to one month. The penalty would be twice the amount you collect. Ask your tenant to get a lease guaranty with a company that provides it.
Good afternoon. I have a 2 family home in Brooklyn NY I currently have a tenant whom I gave notice to move out within 3 months. For the second floor apartment there has been legaly build metal staircase for the entrance, however there is another staircase inside the house that goes to the front... View More
The lease should govern what the tenant has access to. Unless the entrance you speak of is a necessary egress for the unit the fire department wouldn’t get involved. You should consult with an attorney to make sure your notice was properly written and served. Feel free to reach out to my office.
The operating agreement would govern, but generally when a shareholder grants its vote to another shareholder it must be done through proxy. Feel free to reach out to my office with more detail for more specific advice.
Hi I’m reaching out for advice because I don’t know what to do. I’m currently living in a brownstone with my daughter in NYC where I was born, raised, and lived the majority of my life. It is my grandmothers brownstone who also grew up here. My grandmother, who I love with all my heart,... View More
For the past two years, I have returned the renewal lease with increases both by email and US Post. The 1st year I received a counter singed copy. The send year I have not receive the counter signed copy. When I asked for it they said they didn't receive the copy I sent in the mail. So I... View More
I spoke to an attorney a few years back who advised if I wanted to pursue the property I should be prepared to spend thousands & thousands of dollars which I'm not prepared to do. My question is do I just wait for everything to play out and be contacted by the courts on the outcome.... View More
This is an issue that you should explore with an estate planning / litigation attorney. Please feel free to contact me for a free consultation as my office handles probate and real estate matters regularly.
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