Related Practice Areas
Real Property Tax Protest/Certiorari
Cullen and Dykman LLP attorneys have extensive experience with property valuation issues and ad valorem tax challenges. The firm has a well-established tradition of aggressively pursuing assessment reductions for financial institutions.
The firm's attorneys successfully represent clients in assessment challenges before the New York State Office of Real Property Services ("ORPS"), the New York City Tax Commission, local boards of assessment review and the New York and New Jersey courts. These challenges have reduced assessments, resulted in significant tax refunds for clients, and assured that subsequent assessments accurately reflected current market values.
Cullen and Dykman LLP's valuation practice also includes client representation in all phases of condemnation proceedings in state and federal courts. The firm has experience both in prosecuting eminent domain actions to acquire property interests, as well as assisting condemnees in obtaining fair compensation for takings of their properties.
Cullen and Dykman LLP actively monitors and participates in legislative and administrative matters affecting the taxation of real property in New York.