What Good Are Lawyers? [VIDEO]

Hi, I’m Andrew Weltchek. I’m a partner at the law firm of Cohen, Hochman, and Allen.

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Yes, Realtors Are Worth It [VIDEO]

Hi, I’m Andrew Weltchek, a partner at the law firm of Cohen, Hochman, and Allen. I’m a commercial real estate lawyer handling deals and lawsuits.

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Are Tenant Protections War By Different Means? [VIDEO]

Hi, my name is Andrew Weltchek. I’m a partner at the law firm of Cohen, Hochman, and Allen. I do commercial real estate transactions, litigation, and other disputes.

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Let the Bank Collect for the Board [VIDEO]

Hi, my name is Andrew Weltchek. I’m a partner with the law firm of Cohen, Hochman, and Allen. First and foremost, I hope that each and every one of you watching today is safe and healthy, your family and loved ones safe and healthy. That’s the most important thing and I’m sure the top concern on our minds at this time.

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Will Restaurants Come Back In 2021? [VIDEO]

 

Hi, my name is Andrew Welchek. I’m a partner with the law firm of Cohen, Hochman, and Allen. I represent commercial property owners in New York City. That is individuals and businesses who own land and buildings in New York City and have problems. They need to close a deal, resolve a dispute, otherwise deal with prospering with their property. If you’re a property owner in New York City you’re going to have problems; you can come to me and I can help.

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What’s Going To Happen Next Year? [VIDEO]

Hi, my name is Andrew Welchek. I’m a partner at the law firm of Cohen, Hochman, and Allen. I represent individuals and businesses in New York City who own property and have problems. They need to negotiate a deal, close a sale, resolve a dispute, go to court, stay out of court. If you own or occupy a commercial property in New York City, you’re going to have problems. You come to me and I help.

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How Long Do You Have to Sue Your Coop Board? Not Long — Maybe.

How Long Do You Have to Sue Your Coop Board? Not Long — Maybe. by Andrew WeltchekIf you think your coop board has done you wrong, watch the clock. You might have only four months to sue. See for example the decision of the Appellate Division First Dept. in Musey v. 425 East 86 Apts. Corp. Continue reading

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My Neighbor Is a Nut Who Keeps Suing Me. What Can I Do?

My Neighbor Is a Nut Who Keeps Suing Me. What Can I Do? by Andrew WeltchekSome people seem to make a hobby of tormenting their neighbors with baseless lawsuits. The worst offenders are often people who do it without lawyers—or even worse, are lawyers representing themselves. Continue reading

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Don’t Let The Offering Plan Fool You!

Don’t Let The Offering Plan Fool You! by Andrew WeltchekWhen you have a problem with the Board of your condominium or coop, you want a lawyer who can read — and understand — the rules governing the Board. For a condominium, the rules are in the recorded declaration of condominium and by-laws, which must comply with the New York Condominium Act. For a cooperative, the rules are in the corporation by-laws and the proprietary lease with each shareholder/apartment owner, which must comply with the New York Business Corporation Law. Continue reading

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Whoa! Don’t Let Your Board Tell You to Design New Windows for the Whole Building!

Whoa! Don't Let Your Board Tell You to Design New Windows for the Whole Building! by Andrew WeltchekWhat if my condo Board tells me I have to design new windows for the entire building?

They can’t really do that, can they?

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