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SHOULD I CHOOSE A JUDGE OR A MEDIATOR OR ARBITRATOR?

Some larger town and village courts and some city courts use the services of volunteer mediators and arbitrators to assist parties in resolving their cases. Check with the court clerk regarding the availability of arbitrators or mediators for your case. 476 more words

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WHAT SHOULD I DO WHEN MY CASE IS CALLED?

The Small Claims Court clerk or, if there is no clerk, the judge will announce your case and call your name. If you are not ready to begin and need to ask for an adjournment, or if you have some other request, you should tell the court at this time. 58 more words

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WHAT SHOULD I DO ON THE DAY OF MY HEARING?

On the day of your hearing, you should arrive at the courthouse at least 15 minutes before the Small Claims Court session begins. When you arrive at the courthouse, look for a Small Claims Court calendar or for a clerk or court officer to assist you. 199 more words

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HOW DO I START A SMALL CLAIMS CASE?

You or, if you suffer from an illness or infirmity, someone on your behalf, must go to the Small Claims Court to file a statement of your claim. 406 more words

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What if I cannot locate my spouse?

New York state law requires that the defendant in a divorce action be personally served with the Summons with Notice or Summons and Verified Complaint, contacting a licensed… 138 more words

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How do I start a divorce case?

You will need to buy an Index Number at the Supreme Court County Clerk’s Office and file a Summons with Notice or a Summons and Verified Complaint (which has the reasons for the divorce). 76 more words

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Service of Process Under RPAPL sec. 735

735. Manner of service; filing; when service complete

1. Service of process of the notice of petition and petition shall be made by personally delivering them to the respondent; or by delivering to and leaving personally with a person of suitable age and discretion who resides or is employed at the property sought to be recovered, a copy of the notice of petition and petition, if upon reasonable application admittance can be obtained and such person found who will receive it; or if admittance cannot be obtained and such person found, by affixing a copy of the notice and petition upon a conspicuous part of the property sought to be recovered or placing a copy under the entrance door of such premises; and in addition, within one day after such delivering to such suitable person or such affixing or placement, by mailing to the respondent both by registered or certified mail and by regular first class mail, 368 more words

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