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State High Court Decision Exorcises Ghosts of Liens Past

By Adam Leitman Bailey and Dov Treiman Secured borrowing and the transfer of money are the bedrock of the global financial system. However, that system finds itself in crisis. Before the current malaise can end, the system must rebuild in a manner that ensures mutual trust between lenders and borrowers. Rapid repair of the economy  Full Article…


Recording: The Boundaries of the Whole World

By Adam Leitman Bailey, Dov Treiman and Jackie Halpern Weinstein Basic to any lawyer’s understanding of the recording statutes,1 is the concept that the proper recording of an instrument in recordable form places “the whole world” on notice of the interest claimed in the recorded instrument.2 In a July 2011 Supreme Court decision from Brooklyn,  Full Article…


Q & A: When Access to Utilities Is Limited

By JAY ROMANO Published: June 8, 2003 Q. I rent the second-floor apartment of a two-family house. Both apartments are rented and the landlord lives out of state and has no registered agent for the property. The gas and electric meters, together with the electrical panels for both apartments, are on a side of the  Full Article…