New York Practice, 6th is a source of authority and review of significant aspects of the law, including developments in pretrial disclosure and discovery, subpoenas and their service, arbitration, malpractice actions against lawyers and other professionals, emerging issues of service, long-arm jurisdiction, and more. This volume discusses the similarities and differences between state and federal practices, as well as principles, rules, and exceptions.
The authors' unique style gives you best practices for New York civil procedure, with succinct legal analysis, practice tips and strategies, and carefully culled citations to New York and federal authority for each topic. Topics discussed include:
- Statute of limitations
- Personal jurisdiction and parties
- Appearance and venue
- Papers and pleadings
- Motion practice
- Accelerated judgment and remedies
- The trial
- Enforcement of judgments and appeals
- Small claims and arbitration
This extensive guide also addresses the adoption of the filing system for commencing actions in supreme and county courts, and amended disclosure provisions.