What Happens If I Go to Trial?

When you enter the Trial Part courtroom, tell the court clerk or the court officer your name and the name of your case. If there is space in the courtroom,…

What Happens in A Holdover Case?

A holdover case is brought by the landlord to evict a tenant or a person in the apartment who is not a tenant for reasons other than simple nonpayment of…

What Happens in A Non-Payment Case

A nonpayment case is brought by the landlord to collect unpaid rent. A tenant may be evicted for non-payment of rent. (The demand for rent.) Before you can sue the…

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…