In a legal case shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent surge in property values, Partner Lawrence Weiner achieved success in a dispute related to a pre-pandemic lease agreement. The lease initially granted our client the option to buy a property for $1 million. However, complications arose when the landlord contested our client’s purchase rights, citing a perceived month-to-month lease conversion.

Turning to the legal principle of specific performance, our client engaged Lawrence Weiner to represent their interests. Specific performance, a recognized legal remedy, enabled the court to enforce the original contract in this complex litigation.

Lawrence’s legal acumen played a pivotal role as he secured a summary judgment in our client’s favor. This judgment affirmed our client’s right to purchase the property for the agreed-upon $1 million, showcasing the effectiveness of specific performance in resolving such disputes.

Beyond this courtroom success, Lawrence also negotiated additional credits for our client during the property’s closing, further bolstering our client’s financial position.

If you have questions concerning a dispute involving the sale of a property, you can reach Lawrence by phone or email at or 973-585-3154.

*These stories are successful case results from our attorneys. Please note that results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.