Monthly Archives: April 2015

New York Court of Appeals Decisions Updates – Issue 7

We recently published a new edition of New York Court of Appeals Decisions Updates.  Click here to read them online.

RPAPL Article 15: The Ubiquitous Real Estate Dispute “Weapon Of Choice”

Article 15 of the New York Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law provides that: “Where a person claims an estate or interest in real property…such person… may maintain an action against any other person, known or unknown… to compel a determination of any claim adverse to that of plaintiff which the defendant makes[.]”

On an almost daily basis, our Courts publish decisions that demonstrate the broad panoply of disputes that are prosecuted under the RPAPL Article 15 “umbrella”.  Several recent examples follow: Continue reading