New York Real Property Actions & Proceedings Law
Action by Reversioner or Remainderman After Tenant’s Default
§ 625. Action by reversioner or remainderman after tenant’s default. Where a tenant for life or for a term of years suffers judgment to be taken against him, by consent or by default, in an action to recover real property, the heir or person owning the reversion or remainder, may maintain an action to recover the property, after the determination of the particular estate.