Notice of Eviction

Notice of Eviction Tenants guide to NYC housing court A “notice of eviction” is a written notice from a City Marshal that warns you that you and your family can…

Order to Show Cause

An “Order to Show Cause” is a court order telling a person to come to court and show why the orders requested by the other side should not be granted….

Settlements and Stipulations

You and your landlord may reach a settlement to your case in the Resolution Part, in mediation, or even in the Trial Part, with or without the assistance of the…

TABLE OF CONTENTS

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York Housing Court Public Service Projects Committee and The Civil Court of the City of New York Fern A. Fisher…

Trials

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,…

Addresses and Public Travel Directions

ADDRESSES AND PUBLIC TRANSIT TRAVEL DIRECTIONS TO NEW YORK CITY HOUSING COURTS Bronx County: 1118 Grand Concourse (at 166th Street) 4 Train to 167th Street; B or D train to…

Glossary of Legal Terms

Abatement A reduction (of rent). ———————————————————————————————————— Adjournment A temporary postponement of the case until a future date. ———————————————————————————————————— Affidavit An affirmed statement made in writing and signed; if sworn, it…

What Do I Do When I Go to Court?

GET TO COURT EARLY! Leave plenty of time to get through security at the entrance of the courthouse. There are free childcare centers located in the Bronx, New York and…