Practice Areas

Real Estate Litigation

Lieb at Law, P.C.'s real estate litigation practice includes plaintiff and defense representation. We do appeals, trials, mediation, arbitration, and administrative complaints while providing legal counsel to the nation’s largest real estate developers, real estate brokers, title insurance underwriters / agents, condos / co-ops / HOAs, and individual property owners.

Real Estate Litigation:

  • Breach of Contract
  • Commercial Evictions
  • Construction Litigation
  • Constructive Trust (Property Ownership Disputes)
  • Cooperative, Condominium, and Homeowner’s Association Litigation (Board / Building Representation & Unit Owner Representation)
  • Down Payment Disputes
  • Environmental Litigation (Navigation Law §181)
  • Fair Housing & Discrimination
  • Neighbor Disputes (Covenants & Restrictions / Easements & Rights of Way)
  • Partition Actions
  • Premises Liability
  • Trespass Actions
  • Zoning & Land Use / Article 78 Litigation

Foreclosure Litigation:

  • Ancient Mortgage
  • Bona Fide Lender / Purchaser for Value
  • Contractual Breaches
  • Deceased Borrower Substitutions, Creditor Administrations, and Estate Liability
  • Discrimination (Redlining / Reverse-Redlining)
  • Equitable Mortgages
  • Equitable Subrogation
  • Evidentiary Issues with the Business Record Exception to Hearsay
  • Foreclosure Settlement Conferences & Bad Faith Hearings
  • Jurisdiction & Service Issues
  • RESPA Regulation X Loss Mitigation
  • RPAPL 1303 / 1304 Notices
  • Standing (Tracing Mortgage Note Assignments; Powers of Attorney; Pooling & Servicing Agreements)
  • Statute of Limitations (Acceleration / De-acceleration)
  • Usury
  • TILA Regulation Z Prohibited Acts or Practices

Real Estate Brokerage Litigation:

  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Commission Disputes / Affidavits of Entitlement
  • Fair Housing & Discrimination
  • False Advertising
  • Fraud / Fraudulent Inducement
  • License Law Violations and Administrative Complaints
  • NAR / REBNY Ethics & MLS Complaints
  • Subpoenaed Non-Party Witness Representation
  • Trainings & Compliance Management

Title Litigation

  • Boundary Line Disputes including Adverse Possession & Prescriptive Easements
  • Defective Deeds, Forged Deeds, & Fraudulently Induced Deeds
  • Equitable Mortgages
  • Mortgage / Lien Priority & Enforceability concerning Bona Fide Purchaser / Lender RPL §291 Status, Inquiry Notice & Equitable Subrogation claims
  • Quiet Title Actions (Bar Claim / RPAPL Article 15) / Declaratory Judgment Actions concerning Usurious Loans, Ancient Mortgages, & Failure to Discharge Mortgages