Brooklyn, NY asked in Landlord - Tenant for New York

Q: Can my Grandmother evict my Mother even if she has given my mother co-ownership of the property?

Grandmother gave my Mother ownership of the first floor of the house and is now trying to evict my mother.

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Mitchell A. Nathanson
Mitchell A. Nathanson
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  • Garden City, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: There is likely some confusion as to the ownership status, but in a partition action, one of the owners can force the sale of the premises upon an order of the court, which would thereby result in the eviction of other owners.

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