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How do I handle abandoned coop property. New york city. Its…

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How do I handle abandoned coop property

Lawyer's Assistant: Where is the property located?

New york city

Lawyer's Assistant: Has any paperwork been filed?

No, its in the estate of the deceased owner

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

My mother lives there now

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Real Estate Law
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Real Estate Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 8 months ago
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Real Estate Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 8 months ago

I would donate it to charity here since it is unclaimed by the estate.You have no duty to store it since it was abandoned.The charity can use the property and there is no claim you profited here.Just keep the receipt , in case anybody asks and I doubt they will.

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