Reyes v. Carroll

Reyes v. Carroll, 2016 NY Slip Op. 1656 (App. Div., 2nd Dep’t 2016) – Opinion involves an adverse possession claim that was defeated because the plaintiff had, during the period of claimed occupancy, removed a fence at the owner’s request, thereby defeating the hostility of the possession.

Zupa v. Keitt

Zupa v. Keitt, 84 A.D.3d 792 (App.Div., 2nd Dep’t 2011); Zupa v. Paradise Point Assn.., 31 A.D.3d 538 (App.Div., 2nd Dep’t 2006); and Paradise Point Assn., Inc. v. Zupa, 22 A.D.3d 818 (App.Div., 2nd Dep’t 2005) – Series of cases involving a homeowner association’s deeded and riparian rights and prescriptive easements over a private landowner’s property.

Zhang v. Coritsidis

Zhang v. Coritsidis, 2011 NY Slip Op 8934 (App.Div., 2nd Dep’t 2011) – Opinion involves the rights of an owner benefitted by an easement and right of way over another property, from the street to the beach and waters of the Long Island Sound.

Reyes v. Carroll

Reyes v. Carroll, Suffolk Index No. 13-14478 (Sup. Ct. 2013) – Decision rejects an adverse possession claim on the grounds that (1) the claim was subject to the 2008 amendments to the State law, (2) the plaintiffs acknowledged the owner’s true title, and (3) the plaintiffs could not “tack on” to their predecessor.