Landlord and tenant law comprises a large portion of Mr. Wachtel's practice, as he provides comprehensive services in this area beyond what is offered by many other landlord and tenant lawyers in the area. His broad range of services in landlord and tenant litigation includes such services as lease, contract and statutory rights enforcement and preventing the forfeiture or loss of a tenant's home or business premises. A tenant's need to make emergency application to the court by Order to Show Cause can and is frequently accomplished.
Landlord and tenant law in New York State is driven by both legislation
and case law, with the law constantly evolving into complicated rules
and procedures that often invoke other, interrelated areas of law.