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KNOW YOUR HOUSING RIGHTS?

Wednesday, April 29 Know Your Rights Housing Forum Time: 6PM Location: Union Temple, 331 Hawthorne (Btw New York Ave and Nostrand Ave), Brooklyn
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DID YOUR LANDLORD MAKE THE LIST?

Friends, Too many landlords in New York think they can ignore their responsibility to provide reasonable living conditions to their tenants. And far too many tenants in New York are forced to live in ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants My office continues to work with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If the owner of your building is harassing you, ...
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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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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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WHAT EVERY LANDLORD-TENANT ATTORNEY NEEDS TO KNOW

The Housing Court Committee of the New York City Bar presents: Government Issued Rental Assistance & Ethical Obligations Regarding Self Represented Litigants: What Every Housing Court Practitioner ...
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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 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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IS YOUR LANDLORD HARASSING YOU?

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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NEED FAMILY COURT HELP?

Here's a a legal information clinic being promoted by State Assemblymember Micah Kellner: Family Court Clinic on Roosevelt Island May 21, 2009 Are you facing the Family Court system without a lawyer? ...
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WATCH THE (JUSTICE) GAP!

The Brennan Center Legal Series and its Steering Committee Members Michael Waldman (Brennan Center for Justice), Jim Johnson (Brennan Center board chair, Debevoise & Plimpton) Michele Balfour, ...
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WAS THERE A "KNOWING, INTELLIGENT, VOLUNTARY" WAIVER?

In certain instances, the New York State Family Court Act affords indigent litigants an entitlement to have counsel assigned to them by the court.* If a party waives that right and opts to proceed pro ...
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HUDOCK v. AVENTIS: GOLIATH BEATS DAVID

We previously reported on Susan Hudock's pro se battle against Aventis Pharmaceuticals.* Ms. Hudock's federal court dispute, which reached the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, ...
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NO SPLITTING ALLOWED

When it comes to small claims cases, the most you can sue for is $3000 in Town or Village Courts and $5000 in City Courts. What if you have a claim against an individual or company that exceeds that ...
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"WASTE MY TIME, MAKE ME SICK, AND I'LL SUE!"

Here's an unusual case for you. The Appellate Term, 2nd and 11th Judicial Districts, recently examined a lawsuit where the plaintiff sought damages for "harassment," "defamation," ...
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HOW SOUR IS YOUR CAR?

New York's "Lemon Law" compels car manufacturers to repair or replace vehicles which have warrantied defects during the first 18,000 miles or within the first two years of ownership ...
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DON'T YOU CALL ME STUPID, STUPID!

Judge Gerald Lebovits has a monthly column called "The Legal Writer" featured in the Journal, a publication of the New York State Bar Association. In this month's issue (Vol. 79, No. 1), ...
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$15M JUDGMENT AGAINST JOEL STEINBERG, STANDS

In the late 1980's, Joel Steinberg, a "convicted child killer and abuser," was involved in a horrific criminal case which is still ingrained in the minds of many. On November 4, 1987, ...
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COME VOTE FOR YOUR LANDLORD!

On Wednesday Tuesday, January 17 23, 2007, "Tenants United Against Harassment" will be holding a special forum, described as a "citywide convention to select New York's most abusive ...
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NO "FREE PASS" FOR SERVICEMEMBERS

Various statutory protections are in place for those tenants who are serving in the military or are dependent on those on active duty. By way of example, the Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act provides ...
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LANDLORD ZONKED FOR SAME-SEX HARASSMENT

According to an Appellate Division decision released last week, landlords who sexually harass their tenants--even those of the same sex--could get hit with substantial fines and penalties. In Matter ...
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A BOMBER IN OUR MIDST?

On March 9, 2006, "T.J.O."--a minor--is reported to have left a note in a Nyack High School bathroom claiming that a bomb would explode at ten o'clock in the morning and that the school needed to be ...
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IF IT AIN'T BROKE....

In Maltezos v. Sony Electronics Inc. , Alex Maltezos sued Sony Electronics, in the Small Claims Part of the New York County Civil Court, alleging he had purchased a "defective" computer. There was a ...
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"TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE." NO, REALLY!

A few years ago, the Appellate Division, First Department, issued an interesting decision on "time is of the essence" provisions incorporated into landlord-tenant settlement agreements (or ...
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