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Himmelstein, McConnell, Gribben, Donoghue & Joseph LLP specializes in real estate litigation and transactions and provides representation to tenants in commercial and residential landlord-tenant matters and Loft Law proceedings. In addition, we represent tenant groups in cooperative and condominium conversions, and provide representation to cooperative and condominium boards, purchasers and...

I am successful and have experience in the following areas: real estate transactions, criminal defense, landlord tenant, general civil litigation and practice, divorce and family law, appeals. I zealously represent clients, both in and out of court, with sound legal advice and judgment. My office is conveniently located in Manhattan and immediately accessible to all courts and government offices....

From our law office in New York, New York, the attorneys at Outerbridge Law P.C., provide exceptional representation to clients throughout the New York City metro area and Long Island who have legal needs involving any of the following: Real estate - We can assist with all aspects of commercial and residential real estate transactions, as well as homeowners, community and condominium association...

At the law firm of Zingman & Associates PLLC, we focus on serving real estate needs of the New York City market. A substantial part of our practice consists of real estate litigation with a particular focus on commercial and residential landlord and tenant litigation.   The attorneys of our firm have vigorously represented both landlords and tenants in all aspects of landlord...

Welcome to the law offices of Gary J. Wachtel, Esq., an attorney and litigator providing consummate representation in landlord and tenant litigation, real estate litigation and transactions, commercial litigation and business law, Yellow Stone Injunctions, real estate brokerage commissions, consumer law and bankruptcy for over 25 years to tenants, businesses, homeowners, commercial landlords, real...

Rental Property Or Housing Issues? A Landlord/Tenant Lawyer Can Help.

Whether you are a renter who is leasing a house or apartment or a landlord who rents out real estate, there are a variety of reasons that you may need legal advice. A landlord/tenant attorney can help you analyze your situation, determine what your rights are, and make a well-informed decision about how to protect your interests.

We've created a list of trusted New York landlord/tenant attorneys to help you find a lawyer who is the best fit for your situation.

Common Landlord/Tenant Issues In New York, New York

Legal issues related to real estate and the landlord/tenant relationship come in a variety of forms. In New York, these often include:

  • Landlord/tenant disputes, such as those related to rental rates, late or unpaid rent, security deposits, disagreements about the habitability of rental property, and other tenant rights and landlord rights issues.
  • Eviction, either seeking to evict a tenant or helping a tenant fight eviction and stay in their home (especially during times where additional tenants' rights/renters' rights are in effect, such as the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic).
  • Rental agreements and lease agreements, including initial drafting and review of rental contracts, updates to the terms of the lease, and other contract-related matters.
  • Discrimination claims, including those related to housing discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, sex, religion, disability or other classification protected under the federal Fair Housing Act or other New York laws or local ordinances.
  • Commercial real estate matters, from negotiating an initial commercial lease to litigating business disputes related to the lease or other issues.
  • Personal injury claims, if a property is not kept safe and in proper repair and someone is injured as a result.
  • Addressing tangential issues for landlords, including business law and estate planning-related issues such as business succession planning, and protection of rental property assets in a divorce or other family law matter.

Contact the law firms listed here to discuss your landlord/tenant matters or any other legal issues that you are facing.

Questions To Ask A Landlord/Tenant Lawyer?

Here are a few questions that you can ask a landlord and tenant lawyer to help you determine whether you would like them to represent you:

  • How many years of experience do you have?
  • How many landlord/tenant cases have you handled?
  • Do you represent landlords, tenants, or both?
  • Where is your office in New York located?
  • Do you offer a free consultation? What are the fees and costs for your legal services?
  • What are the next steps and what should I do?

Want To Check Lawyer Discipline?

It is always a good idea to research your lawyer prior to hiring. Every state has a disciplinary organization that monitors attorneys, their licenses, and consumer complaints. By researching lawyer discipline you can:

  • Ensure the attorney is currently licensed to practice in your state
  • Gain an understanding of his or her historical disciplinary record, if any.
  • Determine the seriousness of complaints/issues which could range from late bar fees to more serious issues requiring disciplinary action.

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