Default Affidavits in Summary Nonpayment Proceedings

, New York Law Journal

Sole practitioner Nicholas E. Brusco writes: It is self-evident that the summary nonpayment statute is designed for the speedy recovery of rental real property. However, any landlord-tenant practitioner can attest that turn-around time for issuance of a default warrant is measured in weeks rather than days of service of the nonpayment petition.

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Originally appeared in print as Default Affidavits Have No Place in Summary Nonpayment Proceedings