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Showing posts with label foreclosures. Show all posts
Showing posts with label foreclosures. Show all posts

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Attorney Affirmation/Petitioner’s Affidavit No Longer Required for Evictions and Foreclosures

Effective immediately, landlords and lenders no longer need to submit an attorney affirmation or petitioner’s affidavit with the petition or complaint in an eviction or foreclosure proceeding pursuant to Administrative Judge Marks’ July 7, 2020 memorandum.

This directive amends the procedure for eviction and foreclosure proceedings as set forth on Judge Marks’ June 18 and June 23, 2020 memoranda and as explained in our blogs HERE and HERE. All other requirements and rules stated therein remain in effect. This includes the requirement to serve the Notice to Respondent Tenant or the Notice to Respondent with the commencement documents, as well as rules concerning the calendaring of hearing and motion practice as stated therein.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Podcast | Foreclosure Avoidance Through Forbearance Negotiations

Businesses devastated by quarantine should proactively negotiate forbearances with their lenders to avoid foreclosure and monetary judgments.

Click here to listen to the Podcast

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Nassau and Suffolk County Evictions and Foreclosure Auctions on Hold

Effective 5:00 pm on March 16, 2020, no eviction orders shall be signed and no foreclosure auctions shall be held in all Nassau and Suffolk Courts. The hold is in effect until rescinded and it is in accordance with the protocol put into place by the Chief Administrative Judge of New York State Courts due to COVID-19.

You can see the Nassau County Administrative Order here and the Suffolk County Administrative Order here.