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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