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Introduction to Landlord and Tenant Litigation in New York Part 2: In the Court Room (Petitions, Service, Answers, Motions, Trials)

1h 32m

Created on February 20, 2024





In this program, attorneys will learn to initiate Summary Proceedings for the Recovery of Real Property pursuant to the Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law and will learn how to successfully prosecute (or defend) the case through motion practice and trial. The program will also cover how to think strategically about these cases to obtain desired objectives.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Initiate a summary proceeding
  2. Supervise and effectuate valid service of process pursuant to the Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
  3. Exploit defects in petitions and service of process in a landlord and tenant case
  4. Conduct motion practice, including: a pre-answer motion to dismiss; a motion for pendente lite use and occupancy; a motion to dismiss affirmative defenses; and a summary judgment motion
  5. Demand and produce discovery in summary proceedings
  6. Successfully try a landlord and tenant proceeding

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