1)Is there another way to reopen these cases?
Response 1: No, there is no other way.
OR 2) should I somehow start an action in another court to dismiss or reopen the default judgements?
Response 2: You cannot do this. Case MUST be litigated in the Court where similar cases are pending and where the property is located.
3) Can i have these administrative hearings (when i first get them and before they become jdgmnts ) moved to another court ?
Response 3: You cannot for reasons already stated in my response #2
- 4)what is the advantage of moving them to another court?
Response 4: You cannot.
5) Since the property is not registered with the municipality -Am i somehow NOT UNDER contract with them?
Response 5: You are within the jurisdiction of the municipality because the property is located in the municipality.
Is there any way to use this as a defense in my favor?
Response 5: You cannot for reason stated in response #4
6) Finance dept sends notices to owner info that is on file 7) Is there a way to use my partners age as a defense?
Response 6: No.
7)No recorded Mortgage on the property but there is an existing ( Pre-judgments) mortgage (by my partner) on the prop BUT it is not recorded. The Corporation Counsel has been made aware of this but says its too late because its not recorded. Recording mortgages is not a requirement-Can or Should I Record it now-Can this be a defense in case it goes to auction? Thank you
Response 7: Recording a mortgage on the property now would have no impact on the auction--cannot be used as a defense against the auction.