2010 New York Code
RPA - Real Property Actions & Proceedings
Article 7 - (701 - 767) SUMMARY PROCEEDING TO RECOVER POSSESSION OF REAL PROPERTY
701 - Jurisdiction; courts; venue.

§  701.  Jurisdiction;  courts;  venue.    1.  A special proceeding to
  recover real property may be maintained in a county court, the court  of
  a  police  justice  of  the  village,  a justice court, a court of civil
  jurisdiction in a city, or a district court.
    2. The place of trial of the special proceeding shall  be  within  the
  jurisdictional area of the court in which the real property or a portion
  thereof  is  situated;  except  that where the property is located in an
  incorporated village which includes parts  of  two  or  more  towns  the
  proceeding  may  be tried by a justice of the peace of any such town who
  keeps an office in the village.

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