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Andrew Tyler Velonis

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Bankruptcy, Personal Injury, Divorce, Foreclosure

I mostly practice in Personal Injury, Bankruptcy and Divorce. Often, problems in one area lead to issues in another. I also handle landlord/tenant ma... (more)

Joseph Paul Stanley

Medical Malpractice, Animal Bite, Premises Liability, Car Accident, Wrongful Death
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Robert A. Quattrocci

Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Animal Bite, Car Accident, Personal Injury
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Bankruptcy, Real Estate
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David L Delvecchio

Bankruptcy, Contract, Estate Planning, Family Law, Real Estate
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Joel N. Melnicoff

Social Security -- Disability, Collection, Banking & Finance, Wills & Probate, Construction
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Terri Conti York

Wills & Probate, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Real Estate, Wills
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Keith R. Young

Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Animal Bite, Car Accident, Personal Injury
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Christopher M. Judge

Divorce & Family Law, Estate, Real Estate, Traffic, Accident & Injury
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Commercial Real Estate, Estate Planning
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LEGAL TERMS

CAUSE OF ACTION

A specific legal claim -- such as for negligence, breach of contract or medical malpractice -- for which a plaintiff seeks compensation. Each cause of action is... (more...)
A specific legal claim -- such as for negligence, breach of contract or medical malpractice -- for which a plaintiff seeks compensation. Each cause of action is divided into discrete elements, all of which must be proved to present a winning case.

APPRAISER

A person who is hired to determine the current value of real estate or other property.

BEQUEST

The legal term for personal property (anything but real estate) left in a will.

SETBACK

The distance between a property boundary and a building. A minimum setback is usually required by law.

FINDER'S FEE

A fee charged by real estate brokers and apartment-finding services in exchange for locating a rental property. These fees are permitted by law. Some landlords,... (more...)
A fee charged by real estate brokers and apartment-finding services in exchange for locating a rental property. These fees are permitted by law. Some landlords, however, charge finder's fees merely for renting a place. This type of charge is not legitimate and, in some areas, is specifically declared illegal.

HEIR

One who receives property from someone who has died. While the traditional meaning includes only those who had a legal right to the deceased person's property, ... (more...)
One who receives property from someone who has died. While the traditional meaning includes only those who had a legal right to the deceased person's property, modern usage includes anyone who receives property from the estate of a deceased person.

RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP

The right of a surviving joint tenant to take ownership of a deceased joint tenant's share of the property. See joint tenancy.

NUISANCE

Something that interferes with the use of property by being irritating, offensive, obstructive or dangerous. Nuisances include a wide range of conditions, every... (more...)
Something that interferes with the use of property by being irritating, offensive, obstructive or dangerous. Nuisances include a wide range of conditions, everything from a chemical plant's noxious odors to a neighbor's dog barking. The former would be a 'public nuisance,' one affecting many people, while the other would be a 'private nuisance,' limited to making your life difficult, unless the dog was bothering others. Lawsuits may be brought to abate (remove or reduce) a nuisance. See quiet enjoyment, attractive nuisance.

NOVATION

The substitution of a new contract for an old one. A novation may change one of the parties to the contract or the duties that must be performed by the original... (more...)
The substitution of a new contract for an old one. A novation may change one of the parties to the contract or the duties that must be performed by the original parties.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

Rios v. Carrillo

... In 2000 the plaintiff landlord leased a residential apartment to the defendant tenant for a term of two years. ... Not long thereafter, some courts extended this 113 reasoning to the issue of landlord's [sic] duty to mitigate, concluding that a landlord should indeed have such a duty ... ...

MATTER OF YITZHAK" JAMES" PASTREICH v. NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL

... The August 1991 rent stabilized lease entered into by tenant and landlord recited a monthly rent of $5,747.52, but included a rider, denominated "Rider to Preferential Lease Agreement," providing for a "preferential rent" of $3,000 on condition that tenant accept the apartment in ...

MATTER OF 508 REALTY ASSOCIATES, LLC v. New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal

... The Rent Stabilization Law (Administrative Code of City of NY § 26-501 et seq.) provides that if the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (hereinafter the DHCR) finds that a landlord, after a reasonable opportunity to be heard, has collected an ...