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Re: Court has to seize Landlord's assets.

Posted by Dawn on February 05, 2001 at 14:14:11:

In Reply to: Re: Court has to seize Landlord's assets. posted by CB on February 02, 2001 at 22:08:22:

CB - This is only if you were pointing your "nuts" question at me: the response was merely to give some investigative pointers to Tramar on how to track down where the LL banks in order for the tenant to collect. Did you not read the entire posting? Or only read the older posting's situation and jumped to conclusions?

: Are you nuts?? they are not going to foreclose on a building for a small claims settlement if you lien on the place. You would have to wait for your share in the event the building ever was sold. GET REAL!!

: : I saw this response posted earlier regarding LL's not returning security deposits, but the info instructions Maven posted below could also apply to your situation on how to collect:

: : In Reply to: Collecting security deposit posted by BC on January 31, 2001 at 02:26:35:

: : If you have your cancelled rent checks, you might be able to see the name of the bank (and
: : the account number) where the landlord has his account. Then getting a restraining notice
: : from the small claims clerk and have it served on the bank. The bank is supposed to
: : withhold twice the amount of the judgment.

: : You could also get restraining notices and have them served on some of the current
: : tenants. The tenant is supposed to withhold twice the amount of the judgment.

: : You can also get an information subpoena from the clerk and have it served on the
: : landlord. He is supposed to answer the subpoena and tell you the location of his assets and
: : sources of income.

: : And you could have a lien filed against the building, but foreclosing on the building to
: : collect a small claims court judgment could be expensive and time-consuming.

: : :

: : : My landlord won't pay for his fines from the courts (he is in contempt) and also he is not doing the repairs ordered by the court. How can we find out where the landlord does his banking? The company is Madison Central Realty or Ark Realty. They are LLC I believe and are located on W 45th St (going off of memory).

: : : The courts told us that if we can find out where they bank, they will seize their assets until they pay fines and fix our apartment. Can anyone out here help us? Thanks!

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