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NY Appellate Court Reverses Decision to Permit the Construction of Boathouses Absent the Issuance of a Building Permit

Two boathouses were constructed without building permits on the shoreline and in the waters of Lake Placid in the Town of North Elba, Essex County. As is relevant here, William H. Grimditch Jr. began construction of a three-slip boathouse on his unimproved lakefront property on Lake Placid in September 2010, and his children undertook similar […]

Source: NY Appellate Court Reverses Decision to Permit the Construction of Boathouses Absent the Issuance of a Building Permit


Fat Cats & Lucky Dogs: How to Leave (some of) Your Estate to Your Pets

Source: Fat Cats & Lucky Dogs: How to Leave (some of) Your Estate to Your Pets


NY Appellate Court Upholds Denial of Area Variance Where Hardship was Self-Created

In a proceeding to review a determination of the Village of Russell Gardens Zoning Board of Appeals denying the petitioner’s application for an area variance, the appellate court found that in applying the balancing test, is not required to justify its determination with supporting evidence for each of the five statutory factors, as long as […]

Source: NY Appellate Court Upholds Denial of Area Variance Where Hardship was Self-Created


Houston Estate Could Be Contested By Multiple Claimants

Source: Houston Estate Could Be Contested By Multiple Claimants