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Peter J. Weinman

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Buying or selling a home can be intimidating. Let Pete Weinman be your guide.
  • Real Estate Law, Family Law
  • New Jersey, New York
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R. O. March 24, 2023
The top notch real estate lawyer in Brooklyn and Staten Island. Peter Weinman represented my family when we sold a house in Brooklyn and moved to Staten Island. There were issues with our buyer that caused problems for both of our deals but Peter kept calm (which helped keep my wife and me calm) and went over with us the best and worst case scenarios so that we could decide our best planned course. It was not a perfect experience (due to bad luck and bad timing) but Peter made it better. He is very responsive to emails and phone calls and always got back to us even if it was after hours. A++
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Biography

Buying or selling a home is the most significant and daunting task most of us will ever face. Whether you're buying or selling your first home - or if you've done it before - you owe it to yourself to let Pete Weinman be your personal guide. Pete takes a very hands-on approach and will always be your only point of contact throughout the entire process, whether it's a house, a condominium, or a cooperative unit you're buying or selling. He'll return your calls promptly, won't rush you off the phone, and will explain everything to you as things progress.

Pete has been an active Richmond County Bar Association member since 2002, where he chairs the Technology Committee. He has been elected every three years to sit as a Director since 2011. Pete is also a founding member of New World Preparatory Charter School, Staten Island's first charter middle school, where, since 2008, he's sat on the Board of Trustees and chairs the Legal Committee.

Working full-time for Project Hospitality (feeding and helping the homeless, the mentally ill, and those affected by HIV/AIDS) from 1988 to 1995, Pete attended the College of Staten Island (CUNY) from 1985 to 1992, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in English. Eight years later, continuing to work while attending classes at night, Pete received his JD from New York Law School in 2000. While attending New York Law School at night, Pete began working as a freelance “computer guy and law student.” He designed and automated databases, legal forms, and office documents/systems for many law firms located throughout the City of New York, some of which continue to use his automated forms to this day.

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Practice Areas
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Family Law
Guardianship & Conservatorship
Video Conferencing
  • Google Meet
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • Microsoft Teams
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free consultation, up to thirty minutes. Prospective client's choice: telephone, video chat, and in-person.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    All major credit cards.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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New York
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney, Private Practice
Weinman Law Offices, PC
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Pete entered into private practice in May 2012. Primarily, he represents buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate. He also represents landlords and tenants in commercial leasing agreements.
Associate Attorney
Pete Weinman, Esq.
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After being admitted to practice in both New York and New Jersey, Mr. Weinman spent his first ten years as an Associate with some of Staten Island's most respected law firms, such as Lee & Amtzis, LLP, Gaines & Fishler, LLP**, and Corash & Hollender, PC, where he gained invaluable knowledge and experience in all aspects of real estate and related litigation. In May 2010, Mr. Weinman went into private practice.
Education
New York Law School
J.D. | Law
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City University of New York - College of Staten Island
B.A. | English
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Awards
1st Place - Bed Race
Richmond County Fair
1st Place - Holding breath under water.
Young Peoples' Day Camp
Mr. Weinman was the winner: 2 minutes 20 seconds.
Professional Associations
New York State Dept of State
Licensed Real Estate Instructor
- Current
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Staten Island Women's Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Richmond County Bar Association
Director
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Staten Island Barristers Men's SoftbalL Team
Outfielder
- Current
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Staten Island Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Richmond County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyer Project
Volunteer - Foreclosuore Representation
- Current
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New World Preparatory Charter School
Founding Board Member / Trustee
- Current
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Richmond County Civil Court Small Claims Part
Arbitrator
- Current
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Staten Island Board of Realtors
Sponsor / Member
- Current
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National Association of Realtors
Sponsor / Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
An Interview with Administrative Judge Judith N. McMahon
Richmond County Bar Association Quarterly Journal
A Marathon of a Story
Richmond County Bar Association Quarterly Journal
Speaking Engagements
Roundtable Seminar on Seller's Concessions in Light of NYSBA Opinion 817, Civil Courthouse, 927 Castleton Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10310
The roundtable was held to discuss: * Home Inspections & attorney Exposure to Liability. * Sellers' Concessions in light of NYSBA Opinion 817 & NJSBA Opinion 710 * HR 3915 Mortgage Reform & Predatory Lending Act of 2017 * Sub-prime mortgages and attorney exposure to liability * Attorney exposure on related real estate matters. Presenters included Peter J. Weinman, Esq., Vincent Gallo, Esq., Wayne Ozzi, Esq., Hon. Philip S. Straniere, and Hon. Robert Gigante,
Certifications
Real Estate Instructor
NYS Dept of State
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Legal Answers
93 Questions Answered
Q. What recourse do i have in regards to a return. Ordered a lawn tractor on line from manufacturer. item defective.
A: Unfortunately, there's no great answer here. The cost to involve a lawyer will exceed the $500 you were hoping to save (and it won't make things happen any faster), and either way, you'd have no basis to sue anyone just because you need the money from the return before you can buy another mower. I think waiting for your credit card company to help you is probably the best option. I know it probably costs more to buy a mower in a local store than online, but in light of how badly this went, maybe the real lesson here is to shop locally (at least for big-ticket items). Good luck.
Q. lien against my house will it expire after 10 years if the lien is renewed, will it carry the fee from the prior lien ?
A: A lien against your house in New York is good for ten years and can be renewed for another 10 years. The amount of the lien remains the same once renewed but the statutory interest of 9% annually continues to accrue, and the lienholder will be entitled to interest through the date of payment.
Q. My ex boyfriend and I are co-owners of a house. The new agreement says I have sole & exclusive residency of the property
A: One owner cannot oust/evict another and so if he's on the deed - absent a written agreement to the contrary - he has a right to access. Your "new agreement" might be such an agreement, but we'd need more information in order to answer your question. Assuming the new agreement was drafted by an attorney, ask that attorney since she's already familiar with the facts and should know.
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Contact & Map
Office
260 Christopher Lane, Suite 201
STATEN ISLAND, NY 10314
Telephone: (718) 442-2010 Ext. 1
Monday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Friday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: After hours, weekends, and holidays by appointment only.
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