New York Abandoned Property Law
Contents and Time of Answer
For the purpose of reckoning the time within which a respondent must appear or answer, service by publication under this article is complete on the twenty-eighth day after the date of first publication. Any respondent, or any person making claim to any of the property or funds described in the petition, shall have sixty days after completion of service within which to appear, and the time for all further proceedings shall be as prescribed for proceedings in the supreme court. The answer shall be verified, shall set forth the true name, residence and business address, if any, of the claiming respondent, and shall set forth in full detail the basis of the claim and the respondent’s claim of title thereto.