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Booklets and other resources:


New York State Bar Association: Saving Your Home from Foreclosure
Booklet and Video


How to Prepare for a Landlord-Tenant Trial


How to Try or Defend a Civil Case When You Don't Have a Lawyer


A Guide to Small Claims Court
(NYC; Nassau; Suffolk)


A Guide to Small Claims Court
(City Courts Outside NYC; Town & Village Courts)


New York City Landlords & Owners: Questions & Answers about Housing Court


New York City Tenants: Questions & Answers About Housing Court
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Tenant Questions & Answers: Nonpayment Eviction Cases in New York State


Tenant Questions & Answers: Holdover Eviction Cases in New York State

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Last updated on April 10, 2014

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