2010 New York Code
RPA - Real Property Actions & Proceedings
Article 7 - (701 - 767) SUMMARY PROCEEDING TO RECOVER POSSESSION OF REAL PROPERTY
741 - Contents of petition.

§  741.  Contents  of  petition. The petition shall be verified by the
  person authorized by section seven hundred twenty-one  to  maintain  the
  proceeding;  or  by  a  legal  representative, attorney or agent of such
  person pursuant to subdivision (d) of section thirty hundred  twenty  of
  the  civil practice law and rules. An attorney of such person may verify
  the petition on information and belief  notwithstanding  the  fact  that
  such  person  is  in the county where the attorney has his office. Every
  petition shall:
    1. State the interest of the petitioner in  the  premises  from  which
  removal is sought.
    2.   State   the   respondent's  interest  in  the  premises  and  his
  relationship to petitioner with regard thereto.
    3. Describe the premises from which removal is sought.
    4. State the facts upon which the special proceeding is based.
    5. State the relief sought. The relief may include a judgment for rent
  due, and for a period of occupancy during which no rent is due, for  the
  fair  value  of  use  and  occupancy  of  the  premises if the notice of
  petition contains a notice that a demand for such a  judgment  has  been
  made.

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