Case Law Shorts

Case Law Shorts    12/9/13       New York Appellate Division, Second Dept.

 Title Insurer/Survey Reading/Trail/Specificity/Rights of Others:

 

Case Law Shorts    12/20/13       New York Appellate Division, Second Dept.

 Barrel of Fish Hooks - Husband forges wife’s name, transfers property multiple times, and to his assumed name, obtains a mortgage and ultimately sells property (to avoid equitable distribution)

 

Case Law Shorts    12/30/13       New York Appellate Division, Second Dept.

State Not Liable for County Clerk’s Error in Docketing a Judgment/Semantics

 

Case Law Shorts    11/7/13       New York Appellate Division, Second Dept.

 Non-Marital Children Oust Siblings as Administrators via Affidavit

 

Case Law Shorts    11/20/13       New York Court of Appeals

 3000 Year Old Assyrian Tablet That Was Removed from German Museum During WWII Returned After Surrogates Court Reversed on Latches Ruling

 

Case Law Shorts     10/1/13       New York Appellate Division, Second Dept.

Deed/Undue Influence/Daughter vs. Step-Daughter/Mortgage

 

Case Law Shorts    10/1/13          New York Appellate Division, Second Dept.

Validity of Mortgage/Corp. Apparent Authority/President vs. “President”/Sole Shareholder

 

Case Law Shorts     9/3/13       New York Appellate Division, Second Dept.

Deed/Acknowledgment Trumps Parties Clause/Intent of Grantor

 

Case Law Shorts    8/27/13          New York Appellate Division, Second Dept.

POA/Conveyance by Agent to Self/Will/Executor vs. Agent/Bank of America/Encumbrancer for Value/Deed Set Aside

 

Case Law Shorts     8/22/13       New York Appellate Division, Second Dept.

Fence Encroachment/Title Policy Exception for Fence Variations/Ejectment/Trespass

Case Law Shorts     8/16/13       New York Appellate Division, Second Dept.
MERS/Assignment of Only One of Consolidated Mortgages/Null and Void

Case Law Shorts     July 19, 2013     New York Appellate Division, Second Dept.
Deed/Fraudulent Conveyance/Debtor Creditor Law/ "Badges of Fraud"/Intent

Case Law Shorts  July 7, 2013     New York Appellate Divison, Second Dept.
MERS/Mortgage Foreclosure/Standing/Holder of Note and Mortgage:

Case Law Shorts  July 7, 2013     New York Appellate Division, Second Dept.
Easement/Driveway/Subdivision/Over-Burdening

Case Law Shorts  6/25/13     New York Appellate Divison, Second Dept.
Boundary Line Dispute/Curb, Hedge and Fence/"Doctrine of Practical Location"

Case Law Shorts   6/25/13      New York Appellate Division, Second Dept.
Action to Set Aside Deed Executed by Managing Member

Case Law Shorts  6/18/13     New York Court of Appeals
Mortgage Foreclosure/Priority/Mechanic's Liens/Failure to File Building Loan Agreement/Acquision Costs Not Subordinated to Mechanic's Liens

Case Law Shorts  6/18/13     New York Court of Appeals
Tax Assessment/Lead Based Paint Contamination/Market Value

Case Law Shorts   6/4/13      New York Appellate Division, Second Dept.
Title Insurance/Post-Policy Event vs. Post-Closing Boundary Line Agreement and Pre-Closing Settlement Agreement


Case Law Shorts   6/4/13     New York Appellate Division, First Dept. 
Action to Set Aside Transfer of Real Property/Step Daughter vs. Wife/Undue Influence vs. Competence/Estate Planning


Case Law Shorts  6/4/13     New York Appellate Division, First Dept.
Mortgage Foreclosure/Mechanic’s Lien/Bank’s Breach of Contract to Fund Building Loan/Estoppel Certificates


Case Law Shorts  4/15/13          New York Court of Appeals
Mortgage Foreclosure/Deficiency Judgment/90 Day Rule/Delivery /Acceptance of Deed

Case Law Shorts  4/15/13         New York Appellate Division, Second Dept.
Mortgage Foreclosure/Judicial Activism/Judge Admonished/Standing