Firm Attorneys Obtain Two Favorable Decisions in Nassau County Supreme Court in Two Separate Article 78 Proceedings

Uniondale, June 18, 2015 — Partners, Judy L. Simoncic and Richard Blumberg, assisted by associate Danielle Tricolla obtained two favorable decisions in Nassau County Supreme Court in two separate Article 78 proceedings filed against the Village of Muttontown Zoning Board of appeals and the Village of Muttontown Site and Architectural Review Board (“SARB”). In the first decision, Justice John Galasso overturned the Zoning Board’s improper imposition of a condition on our clients’ building permit in connection with construction of an indoor riding arena for our clients 60 acre horse farm and boarding facility. Justice Galasso, also annulled the Zoning Board’s decision finding it was arbitrary and capricious and not supported by the record. In the second decision against the SARB, Justice Galasso converted the Village’s motion to dismiss our Article 78 proceeding into a motion for summary judgment in favor of our clients, finding that the Village had defaulted on its own time period within in which to act on our clients application and as a result the application was approved by default.

Judy Lynn Simoncic concentrates her practice in the areas of zoning, land use, environmental, municipal, and real estate law.  She represents national franchises, Fortune 500 companies, national corporations, large real estate development companies as well as individual real estate developers in the development of both residential and commercial properties throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
Richard A. Blumberg focuses on commercial and real estate litigation.  He has litigated a broad variety of claims, including homeowner association disputes, commercial and residential landlord/tenant proceedings, tax lien matters and boundary line disputes.
Danielle Tricolla and concentrates her practice in the areas of litigation, corporate and commercial, land use and real estate law.


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