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Yes, Realtors Are Worth It

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?

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

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 … Continue reading

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Will Restaurants Come Back In 2021?

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 … Continue reading

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What’s Going To Happen Next Year?

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 … Continue reading

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

If 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.

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

Some 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.

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Don’t Let The Offering Plan Fool You!

When 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 … Continue reading

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

What if my condo Board tells me I have to design new windows for the entire building? They can’t really do that, can they? Well, it happened to a client of mine. Here’s what we did.

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How to Get Help with Your Managing Agent

There’s nothing wrong with your managing agent except that the business is so tough. Think about it. Board members for condos & coops are amateurs mostly and under pressure from their fellow apartment owners to save money. They know how … Continue reading

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