• Real Property Law

    October 02, 2016 |

    A case in which a mortgagee claimed that the statute of limitations barred enforcement of the mortgage.

  • Cooperatives & Condominiums

    October 02, 2016 |

    Discussion of a case wherein a co-op shareholder sought an order directing the co-op corporation to approve the sale of her shares.

  • Eminent Domain Law

    October 02, 2016 |

    Analysis of a case involving a condemnee's claim of de-facto taking.

  • Second Department Explores Scope of Conservation Easement

    October 02, 2016 |

    The conservation easement has become a common mechanism for achieving a variety of preservation objectives. Occasionally, however, disputes arise about the easement's scope: What remaining uses can the grantor of the easement make of the underlying fee interest?

  • Development

    October 02, 2016 |

    In-depth discussion of several major rulings.

  • Peril and Ambiguities in the New Foreclosure Statutes

    September 02, 2016 |

    While the new omnibus foreclosure law (L.2010, ch.73), effective Dec. 20, 2016, can be presented as needed protection for borrowers and citizens generally, it adds expense, delay and confusion for any foreclosing lender. The analysis herein highlights some of the questionable aspects of the new stat