N.Y. Real Property Actions & Proceedings Law Section 701

  • courts
  • venue


A special proceeding to recover real property may be maintained in a county court, the court of a police justice of the village, a justice court, a court of civil jurisdiction in a city, or a district court.


The place of trial of the special proceeding shall be within the jurisdictional area of the court in which the real property or a portion thereof is situated; except that where the property is located in an incorporated village which includes parts of two or more towns the proceeding may be tried by a justice of the peace of any such town who keeps an office in the village.

Source: Section 701 — Jurisdiction; courts; venue, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/RPA/701 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 8, 2024).

Jun. 8, 2024

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