2014 New York Laws
CVP - Civil Practice Law & Rules
Article 27 - (2701 - 2703) DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY IN LITIGATION
2701 - When court may order disposition of property.

NY CPLR § 2701 (2014) What's This?

2701. When court may order disposition of property. The court, upon motion or on its own initiative, with such notice as it deems proper, may order personal property capable of delivery which is the subject of the action, paid into court, or delivered to such person as it may direct, with such security as the court shall direct, and subject to its further direction if:

1. a party has such property in his possession, custody or control as trustee for another party or where it belongs or is due to another party; or

2. a party has such property in his possession, custody or control and it belongs or is due to another party, where special circumstances make it desirable that payment or delivery to such other party should be withheld; or

3. the ownership of such property will depend on the outcome of a pending action and no party is willing to accept possession or custody of it during the pendency of the action.


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