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WHY NOT DISCLOSE A TOTAL HOTEL PRICE?

FTC Economic Issue Paper Examines the Impact of Disclosing Mandatory Hotel Resort Fees Separately From Room Rates Concludes consumers likely harmed in the cost of searching and choosing accommodations ...
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BUSHED!

Ali Chamois sued Mark Gargiulo, after the latter removed forsythia bushes that were supposedly on Chamois's property. Because they both submitted surveys which showed the plants on their ...
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THE CULT OF ADVERSE POSSESSION

How to Hang Out in a House Until It's Yours. The cult of adverse possession is alive and well in New York City. By: Patrick Clark Adverse possession is the centuries-old legal principal that says, ...
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MODERN-DAY ROBIN HOOD?

Squatters returning to NYC, renting out abandoned apartments By Kate Briquelet February 15, 2015 Peter Zephyrin Photo: J.C. Rice Squatters have returned to New York City. One, Peter Zephyrin, ...
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DIDN'T HELP WITH SPEECH DISORDERS

Company That Touted Products’ Ability to Treat Children’s Speech Disorders Settles FTC Charges It Deceived Consumers An Illinois company and its owner will stop making allegedly deceptive ...
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NO CROSSING

When the New York State Department of Transportation (NYDOT) closed a railroad crossing, Island Park, LLC filed suit to recover compensation for the alleged "taking" of its property. ...
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TOO ADVERSARIAL?

Because she had erected a 45-foot-long fence on a part of Joseph Galchi's property, Laura Garabedian believed that she acquired title to her neighbor's land by "adverse possession." ...
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DOCK OFF!

In 1984, Robert Becker learned that a dock and boardwalk extension he built in the early 1960's was actually situated on a beachfront lot that his neighbor, Nancy Gordon, leased from the Town of ...
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ADVERSE INTERESTS

When the City of Plattsburgh tried to acquire property to construct a recreational path along the banks of the Saranac River, Susan Ford and her husband opposed the plan. (Although the Fords' ...
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END OF THE ROAD

The Village of Bayville claimed that "Travelled Way," a dirt road on property owned by Ronald and Margaret Marchand, was a public street, and both the Nassau County Supreme Court and ...
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AND THE SURVEY SAYS ...

When Scott Hartman purchased his home, a survey showed that he owned a strip of land, so he built a driveway, installed a drainage system, driveway lights, and even planted some "foliage and ...
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ANN CURRY & ME

So True? So False? Could Ann Curry Really Lose Her $2.9 Million Pad to a Squatter?! Mon., Aug. 15, 2011 7:00 PM PDT by Natalie Finn and Claudia Rosenbaum Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images This is not the ...
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MOTEL MELEE

Skyview Motel owned property which Stuart Wald used for the storage of vehicles, machinery and dumping of debris. When the landlord later sued Wald for "trespass" and "private nuisance," Wald claimed ...
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A MANSION BY ADVERSE POSSESSION?

How to Get a McMansion for $16 By ANNE-MARIE DORNING July 19, 2011 Kenneth Robinson lives on Waterford Drive in Flower Mound, Texas, but he doesn't own or rent the home he claims he has a right to ...
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NO KEEPING TAILLIE?

After Eugene and Kevin Taillie filed suit, claiming they adversely possessed a portion of Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation's property, the Wayne County Supreme Court granted the utility's ...
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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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AN 1845 LAND DISPUTE

In Kaneb v. Lamay, Edward J. Kaneb wanted a court to declare him the owner of 6.91 acres of land which was situated between his property and that of an adjacent owner -- Scott Lamay. Apparently, prior ...
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COUNTY KEEPS "ADVERSELY POSSESSED" HOME

In County of Suffolk Div. of Real Prop. Acquisition & Mgt. v. Kandler, Suffolk County filed suit against Frank and Deborah Kandler to secure possession of a piece of property the couple was ...
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STATE BAR WAS AVERSE TO ADVERSE POSSESSION

A reader forwarded a copy of a " Memorandum in Opposition " (dated July 2, 2008) issued by the members of the Real Property Law Section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA). The ...
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CHURCH ADVERSELY POSSESSED?

In West Middlebury Baptist Church v. Koester, after Kevin Koester built a fence around a parcel of land believed to be his, the West Middlebury Baptist Church filed suit to determine who was the ...
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CHANGES TO "ADVERSE POSSESSION" ENACTED

Yesterday, Governor Patterson signed an amendment to the state's controversial law of " adverse possession " -- a legal loophole that allows a person to stake a right to real property that is actually ...
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FENCES AIN'T HOSTILE?

In Perfito v. Einhorn, when the Perfitos filed suit to remove their neighbors from a portion of their property, the Einhorns claimed ownership of the disputed parcel based on the law of "adverse ...
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AN UNCONSTRUCTIVE TRUST

In De Laurentis v. De Laurentis, Jeanne De Laurentis claimed a "constructive trust" -- that she was the co-owner of certain real property that was held in the name of her brother, Vito De Laurentis, ...
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IT AIN'T ADVERSE IF YOU OFFER TO BUY!

In Sugarman v. Malone, Lydia Sugarman sought to secure a Manhattan cooperative apartment from her sister-in-law's husband by way of " adverse possession." Sugarman had lived in the apartment since ...
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PROTECTING ONE'S PROPERTY FROM ADVERSE POSSESSION

A reader sent us the following question: Dear Mr Ferrara: We read with agreement your opinion in the article on Adverse Possession in the NYTimes, Sunday Nov.11. We are currently defendants in an ...
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