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Gary J. Wachtel, Esq.
450 Seventh Avenue
Suite 1905
New York, NY 10123-1990
Phone: 212-371-6500
Fax: 212-371-7722
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NY Landlord Tenant Litigation

New York Landlord and Tenant Lawsuit Lawyer

Landlord and tenant law comprises a large portion of Mr. Wachtel's practice, as he provides comprehensive services in this area beyond what is offered by many other landlord and tenant lawyers in the area. His broad range of services in landlord and tenant litigation includes such services as lease, contract and statutory rights enforcement and preventing the forfeiture or loss of a tenant's home or business premises. A tenant's need to make emergency application to the court by Order to Show Cause can and is frequently accomplished.

Landlord and tenant law in New York State is driven by both legislation and case law, with the law constantly evolving into complicated rules and procedures that often invoke other, interrelated areas of law. Litigation in this field is complex, and the administrative procedures, filing limitations, evidentiary requirements and other procedural demands can be confusing without the skilled guidance of a practiced lawyer whose practice emphasizes landlord and tenant law.

NY Landlord Tenant Litigation

The relationship between commercial landlords and tenants is a crucial one. On one side, an individual, company or other corporate entity requires adequate, well maintained space in which to conduct business. On the other side, a building or property owner wishes to secure tenants who are responsible and comply with their lease obligations. Mr. Wachtel’s experience and success helps him understand and address a client’s concerns and provide representation and personalized legal care in all types of commercial disputes between landlords and tenants. Contact the law offices of Gary J. Wachtel now, or call today and let his experience work to your advantage - 212-371-6500.

In conjunction with his established real estate practice, the law offices of Gary J. Wachtel, Esq. represents plaintiffs in lawsuits or defends tenants, landlords, subtenants, licensees, property managers, and related parties of both residential and commercial properties in litigation. In his practice, Gary represents either party on all landlord and tenant litigation matters, including those of:

  • Holdovers and Nonpayment Proceedings
  • Rent Overcharge Proceedings
  • Damage to Property Disputes
  • Summary Proceedings
  • Contract Actions Between Former Tenants or Landlords
  • Wrongful Evictions
  • Yellowstone Injunction Actions
  • Injunctive and Declaratory Judgment Actions
  • DHCR Proceedings
  • Rent Strikes and Appeals
  • Rent in Arrears Collection Actions
  • Tenant Evictions
  • Orders to Show Cause
  • Emergency Relief
  • Illusory Prime Tenancy
  • Illegal Profiteering
  • Judgment Vacatur
  • Bankruptcy
  • Retaliatory Evictions
  • Self Help Evictions
  • Breach of Warranty of Habitability
  • Landlord Liability
  • Tenant Privacy Rights
  • Fair Market Rent Appeals
  • 7A and HP Proceedings
  • Applications for Certificate of No Harassment
  • Appeals

If you are a tenant or landlord in New York and need legal advice, you can rely on the experience and ability of Gary J. Wachtel, Esq. to provide you with the accurate legal direction to resolve your matter in an expedient and affordable manner. Whether you pursue your resolution through either litigation or settlement, Mr. Wachtel has handled these cases for over 20 years and can apply his proven strategies to efficiently resolve your dispute.

From his office in midtown Manhattan, the law firm of Attorney Gary J. Wachtel represents landlord and tenant clients across the entire NYC area, including the boroughs Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island and throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Contact his law offices now, or call him today to arrange for your initial appointment, and let his experience be your advantage - 212-371-6500.

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