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New Foreclosure Law Protects Tenants

Residential tenants in New York and most other states used to have their leases extinguished at foreclosure and could be evicted by the new owners. The Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act (PTFA) provides residential tenants with new  protections when landlords lose rental units to foreclosure of federally related mortgages. Tenants living in foreclosed rental units…

Which New York State Agencies Require Approval of Not-for-Profit Corporation Filings?

Certain purposes, such as: the establishment or operation of any aged care accommodation, adult care facility, or substance or alcohol abuse program; an educational purpose or the promotion of science, literature, art or history requires that the consent or approval of another agency be attached to the Certificate of Incorporation when it is submitted to…

NY Court Appoints a Monitor Instead of a Guardian

In an New York Guardianship Article 81 proceeding, the New York Supreme Court, Cortland County, appointed the court evaluator as a “monitor” to oversee the financial transactions of the Alleged Incapacitated Person (AIP), instead of appointing a guardian. The AIP suffered from a bout of hypomania causing him to engage in irrational and excessive spending. …