Want to Sue? You’ll Have to Pay to Play (NY)

Despite the crazy illogic of it, some cooperatives and condominiums are repeatedly sued by litigious residents who disagree with the board’s decisions. One co-op I represent even had shareholders who were attorneys, which enabled them to sue without charging themselves any legal fees. Meanwhile, the board and the other shareholders had to absorb the cost of defending themselves against these lawsuits.  In order to stop this madness, I wrote the following amendment to the co-op’s proprietary lease (and a similar amendment to a condominium’s bylaws):    Read the article………….


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