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VORNADO TO GIVE DISABLED ACCESS

A.G. Schneiderman Secures Agreement With Major Commercial Real Estate Company To Ensure Equal Access To Its Shopping Center Parking Lots Parking Lots and Garages In As Many As 20 Retail Outlets In NYS ...
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I'VE GOT A SECRET

After her bathroom ceiling collapsed -- causing her to sustain injuries to her neck, back and right knee -- M.C. sued her landlord. But later refused to answer the owner's questions, or provide ...
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LOOKING FOR A FREE LANDLORD-TENANT ATTORNEY?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic For Tenants I continue to work with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you with ...
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LET WOUNDED WARRIERS INTO BREEZY POINT

SCHUMER CALLS ON NATIONAL PARK SERVICE TO APPROVE PARKING PERMIT FOR WOUNDED WARRIORS EVENT IN BREEZY POINT, AS THEY HAVE IN YEARS PAST; WITHOUT APPROVAL, ACCESS TO FESTIVITIES FOR MANY VETERANS COULD ...
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IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

After drinking from a plastic-wrapped glass bottle, Michael Mattern supposedly swallowed a few pieces of glass and later sued the manufacturers. When the Nassau County Supreme Court granted a party's ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LANDLORD-TENANT ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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GOT A CURE?

Faced with its rent-stabilized tenant's refusal to allow entry into an apartment to effect repairs, Clermont York Associates started an eviction proceedings against Leslie Feher, claiming that she had ...
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WANT FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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IN THE TIMES: ON ACCESS

This piece appeared in the Real Estate Section of Sunday's New York Times Showing an Apartment Before a Lease Ends Q The lease on my apartment expires in September, and my landlord intends to sell the ...
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WANT FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND ....

The Krims and the Benjamins owned adjacent properties and, since the 1950's, shared a dock and pier which was on the Benjamins' property. In 1998, Jean Benjamin gave Mathilde Krim a "right-of-way" ...
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TIME EXPIRED?

The Terlephs owned a parcel of land with no direct access to a public road, but they enjoyed a right-of-way over Madeline Bryer's property. A prior owner had improved the right-of-way and created a ...
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NEWMAN IN THE TIMES: ADDRESSING ACCESS & REPAIRS

Our partner, Jonathan H. Newman, was quoted in yesterday's New York Times responding to a question posted by a reader. Here's the piece, that ran on Sunday, March 21, 2010, in its entirety: When a ...
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SEX OFFENDERS CAN'T BE SUPERS

IN THE WAKE OF SHOCKING REPORTS OF A SEX OFFENDER WORKING AS SUPER IN UWS BUILDINGS SCHUMER UNVEILS NEW NATIONWIDE LEGISLATION TO PREVENT CONVICTED SEX OFFENDERS FROM WORKING AS SUPERS IN APARTMENT ...
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IN THE TIMES: GETTING ACCESS TO AN APARTMENT

The Right Time to Show an Apartment By JAY ROMANO November 22, 2009 I am a renter and will be giving up my apartment. The landlord has become demanding about showing the unit to prospective tenants. ...
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TAG!

Despite six or more "heavy" floods and "constant small leaks" -- supposedly caused by a washing machine and a toilet which had been removed from its base -- Wendy Rivera reportedly refused to permit ...
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WHY BLOCK A RECREATIONAL AREA?

In Barrett v. Watkins, Robert Barrett and others sued NY-GEN for allowing Woodstone Development to block access to a recreational area. NY-GEN, a company licensed by the Federal Energy Regulatory ...
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ACCESS TO THE TIMES

Just in case you missed it, Lucas was quoted in yesterday's New York Times. Here's the piece in its entirety: April 27, 2008 Q & A Getting Access to Fix a Leaky Bathroom By JAY ROMANO Q. A ...
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NO WAY TO TREAT ELDERLY EARLEYS

After denying their landlord access to their rent-stabilized apartment (for extermination and inspection purposes), a holdover proceeding ensued and the Earleys eventually agreed to a stipulation of ...
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ACCESS CAN BE SUCH A NUISANCE

In 12 Broadway Realty, LLC v. Levites, Broadway Realty filed a nuisance (holdover) case against Laura Levites. At issue, was Levites' refusal to allow her landlord access to the apartment to remedy a ...
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A KEY TO GETTING EVICTED

In Nyamekye v. Madison, Absylom Nyamekye sought possession of an apartment rented to Lucille Madison. At issue was Ms. Madison's unwillingness to provide Nyamekye with all keys to the subject ...
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TENANT EVICTED FOR DENYING ACCESS

Unreasonably refusing a landlord access to your apartment can result in your eviction. In 3420 Newkirk LLC v. Sulker, the Sulkers were unwilling to allow their landlord entry into their ...
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