Andrew Weltchek, Esq.
Cohen Hochman & Allen
75 Maiden Lane, Suite 802
New York, New York 10038
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Hi, my name is Andrew Weltchek. I’m a partner with the law firm of Cohen, Hochman, and Allen. I practice real estate law in New York City. One of the things that clients ask me is, co-op or condo, which … Continue reading
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
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.
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.
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
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.
Maybe you don’t have problems with your Board. Maybe you’re lucky. But then you are in the minority. Almost everyone who owns an apartment in NYC or knows someone who owns an apartment in NYC — meaning pretty much everyone … Continue reading
Because he can’t stop you from setting up your scaffold on his property if that’s the only way to finish your job—and you are willing to pay him. It’s a trade-off. This is New York City, after all. Sometimes—in fact lots … Continue reading