N.Y. Real Property Actions & Proceedings Law Section 1011
Necessary defendants

Where the property in which dower is claimed is actually occupied, the occupant thereof must be made defendant in the action. Where it is not so occupied, the action must be brought against some person exercising acts of ownership thereupon, or claiming title thereto, or an interest therein, at the time of the commencement of the action.

Source: Section 1011 — Necessary defendants, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/RPA/1011 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

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