§ 301 Transitory Actions; Venue
§ 302 Real Property Actions; Venue
§ 303 Summary Proceedings; Venue
§ 304 Actions by or Against the City of New York; or Against the New York City Transit Authority; Venue
§ 305 Assignees; Corporations and Associations
§ 306 Change of Venue; Procedure
§ 307 Venue; Rules

Terms Used In New York Laws > New York City Civil Court > Article 3

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.