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Basic Eviction Process
Michelle Murtha, Esq.

What’s the Penalty for Renting an Illegal Apartment?

Renting an illegal apartment can lead to serious consequences, but it may not be what you think. Landlord-tenant regulations on Long Island can be complicated. Landlords and tenants are often unaware of the laws and regulations in their area regarding illegal apartments. 

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Suffolk County Sheriff's Office
Basic Eviction Process
James D. Murtha

How To Enforce a Judgment of Possession and a Warrant of Eviction

 In both Nassau and Suffolk County, when a landlord goes to court to evict a tenant, the landlord is seeking legal authority to have an enforcement officer physically remove the tenant from the rental premises, restoring possession to the landlord. The landlord is also seeking the authority to attach certain of the tenant’s assets to collect back rent due. This is the foundation of the eviction process in NY.

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