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On September 12, 2018, Thomas Weiss & Associates, P.C. was successful in a quiet title action in Queens County resulting in the complete removal of $608,000 mortgage from the records of the County Clerk’s office.

A quiet title is a specialized action brought to clear a party’s title to real property. The purpose of a quiet title action is to eliminate all “clouds” on title. A cloud on title is any claim or judgement that may invalidate or create an encumbrance to the title to real property.

About the Case

Our team, having carefully reviewed the procedural and mortgage history in a prior foreclosure action, brought a suit to quiet title claims by the mortgage of the property. We were able to successfully advance two legal theories as to why our client was entitled to completely remove $608,000 mortgage from her property records. The court granted judgment in our favor, which resulted in quiet title against the mortgagee. The judgment was recorded on the property records and all traces of the mortgage have been removed. We are very proud of our success. Because of our team’s dedication, our clients are able to enjoy their property free and clear of any mortgage or other encumbrance.

Our Team

Thomas Weiss is a Court-Certified Receiver and a Fee Dispute Arbitrator for Nassau County where he has been practicing law for over 20 years. He started as in-house counsel for a mid- size property management company located in New York, NY where he was responsible for all legal matters concerning the company’s commercial and residential portfolio. Since Tom opened his firm in 2002, he has enjoyed continued success as a passionate litigator. He has successfully tried cases in the State and Federal Courts. Thomas handles matters in the area of complex commercial litigation and real property litigation.

Lindsay Boorman began her career as an Assistant District Attorney under Robert Morgenthau in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, and after her tenure, moved to the private sector. Within the private sector, Lindsay took a position as in-house counsel for an education consulting and publishing firm. During her time as in-house counsel, Lindsay discovered her passion and skill for research and writing related to the practice of law. When Lindsay joined as an Associate at Thomas Weiss & Associates, P.C., she was able to turn her researching and writing into an invaluable skill set for the firm. Her work has been instrumental in several complex hearings.

More About Thomas Weiss & Associates, P.C.

Serving the legal community for over 20 years, Thomas Weiss & Associates, P.C. offers high quality legal services combining decades of courtroom experience, as well as a deep knowledge and understanding of the law. Thomas Weiss & Associates, P.C. in Long Island, New York is an award-winning litigation firm that can assist businesses and individuals with any commercial, real property or contractual disputes legal matter you may encounter.