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The Most Significant Title and Foreclosure Cases of 2015

October 14, 2015 By Adam Leitman Bailey and Dov Treiman Since one author, Adam Leitman Bailey, started practicing law 20 years ago, when a terrible court decision without any basis in law would arrive, we would be thankful that the Court of Appeals was in session and had the final word. Those days are gone  Full Article…

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Setting New Precedent, ALBPC Obtains A Victory for Condominium Board

In The Board of Managers of 266 West 115th Street Condominium v. 266 West 115th Street, LLC, et al., Index No. 159552/2014 [Sup Court, NY County 2013], a precedent-setting decision, Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. obtained a victory that could benefit Condominiums throughout Manhattan.  The following two critical issues were presented in this case: (i) whether  Full Article…

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Construing the HETPA Foreclosure Procedures, New York Law Journal

By Adam Leitman Bailey and Dov Treiman June 8th, 2011 As governments continue to wage war in the form of legislation against lending institutions, we move one step closer to economic chaos and the collapse of marketable title. When business cannot rely on government and courts to enforce contracts and provide for the smooth transfer  Full Article…

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Using the Judicial System to End the Foreclosure Crisis in New York, New York Law Journal

August 8th, 2012 Standard foreclosure proceedings have been put on pause. This article endeavors to provide instruction on how to cure one of the most frequently stumbled upon legal impediments to litigating these actions—the lost note. Many foreclosure actions are sitting stagnant for months, or even years, as a result of not only a reticent  Full Article…

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‘Miller-Francis’: A Disturbance in the Force, New York Law Journal

By Adam Leitman Bailey and Dov Treiman April 9th, 2014 When the Empire destroyed the planet Alderaan in Star Wars IV, Obi-Wan Kenobi sensed “a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror, and were suddenly silenced.” When the Appellate Division, First Department decided Miller-Francis v. Smith-Jackson,1 there  Full Article…

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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Defends Commercial Property Owner From Predatory Lender’s Bad Faith Foreclosure Suit

Adam Leitman Bailey P.C., achieved an instant victory for its client, a borrower under a commercial loan, as a New York Supreme Court Judge, ruling from the bench, denied a lender’s bid to appoint a receiver for the borrower’s commercial property and simultaneously dismissed the lender’s foreclosure suit. The victory was the result of a  Full Article…

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