BREAKING UP IN NEW YORK: THE ROOMMATE HOLDOVER CONUNDRUM
By: Victor M. Feraru, Esq.
Romantic break-ups are hard enough. At a minimum they are mentally draining. The most mature and amicable break-ups are the kind you walk away from, each party going his/her own way. However, some breakups are not that simple.
Imagine: after breaking up your ex adds insult to the breakup injury. Even though you and your ex have split ways romantically, he/she is not willing to leave your home.
You are the prime tenant because you are renting directly from a landlord. Your ex was just living with you. So, his/her agreement is with you, not your landlord.
What, now, do you do?