What If the Case Is Not Settled?

The case will be sent to a different courtroom (except in Staten Island), called a “Trial Part,” for a trial on that day or be scheduled for trial on another…

What is a Resolution Part?

A Resolution Part is a courtroom where the landlord and tenant have a chance to discuss and try to settle the case. There are Resolution Parts in every borough except…

How Are Legal Papers Served?

There are only three ways to deliver or “serve” a notice of petition and petition in nonpayment and holdover cases. Usually, a rent demand, a notice of termination and a…

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Neighborhood stabilization services include landlord/tenant counseling, graffiti cleaning and monitoring problem buildings.

Where Can I Go for Help?

To find a lawyer. Try to find a lawyer who specializes in Landlord-Tenant proceedings. You can call the Legal Referral Service at (212) 626-7373 operated by the Association of the…