Queens, NY asked in Civil Litigation for New York

Q: Hello. Almost 10 years ago I handed my co-op manager a check for $350 in order to add wife’s name to proprietary lease

He wound up “losing “ my check and now is demanding the new price of $650 to accomplish this . Since I’m still paying a mortgage, my bank is still holding my stock certificate and proprietary lease. Please advise me how I may proceed. The bldg manager is a known crook and in fact was sued by a previous property he managed in NJ for swindling them out of $40,000 and he still double bills repair contracts with his pal, contractor

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Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: The transfer must be approved by the Board. There is usually a fee. It is usually handled by management. You cannot force approval of a transfer.

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