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Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. - July 12th Update

REAL CASES IN REAL ESTATE By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. BuckleySandler LLP alnegroni@buckleysandler.com Indiana Court Applies Common Law Warranty of Habitability to Manufactured Home Infested With Toxic Mold. An Indiana Appeals Court reviewed 35 years of the state's common law on the...

Real Cases in Real Estate by Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. and Pavitra Bacon, Esq. – Oct. 4th Update

REAL CASES IN REAL ESTATE By Andrea Lee Negroni and Pavitra Bacon BuckleySandler LLP alnegroni@buckleysandler.com Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide...

Real Cases in Real Estate by Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – Nov. 1st Update

Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide-ranging for appeal to a broad spectrum of readers including lawyers, homeowners, investors and the general public. Andrea Lee Negroni...

Real Cases in Real Estate by Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – June 15th Update

Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide-ranging for appeal to a broad spectrum of readers including lawyers, homeowners, investors and the general public. Andrea Lee...

Real Cases in Real Estate by Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – August 1st, 2011 Update

Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide-ranging for appeal to a broad spectrum of readers including lawyers, homeowners, investors and the general public. Andrea Lee...

Vetstein Law Group: SJC Rules That Housing Court May Hear Challenges To Foreclosures

By Richard D. Vetstein, ESQ Battle Over Invalid Foreclosures May Shift To Evictions In Housing Courts In the closely watched case of Bank of New York v. Bailey (embedded below), the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled on August 4, 2011 that the Housing Court may hear a homeowner's...

Vetstein Law Group: Massachusetts Appeals Court Drops The Eviction Hammer On Post-Foreclosure Squatters

By Richard D. Vetstein, ESQ Common Eviction Defenses Ruled Unavailable To Squatters Who Lived Rent/Mortgage Free For 3 Years In a April 10, 2012 ruling, the Massachusetts Appeals Court just made it easier for foreclosing banks to evict squatters of foreclosed properties. This is one of the few...

Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – June 7, 2014 Update

Updates for the Week of June 7, 2014 New Jersey landlord failing to verify applicant’s employment before signing a lease couldn’t evict the tenant because she was unemployed when she moved in . Regina Carstarphen applied to rent a Section 8 (government-subsidized rent) apartment from...

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SJC Upholds Eviction Of Section 8 Tenant For Marijuana Criminal Activity

Court Side-Steps Whether Sec. 8 Tenant Can Be Evicted For Possession of Under 1 Oz. of Marijuana In the first of what should be many cases dealing with marijuana use in rental housing, the SJC has ruled that a Section 8 tenant could be evicted for an undetermined amount of marijuana combined with...