Correction to Small Claims Court Limits Chart in Every Landlord’s Legal Guide, 15th Edition

Notice of an error in the New York entry of the Small Claims Court Limits chart in Appendix A

There is an error in the New York entry of the Small Claims Court Limits chart in Appendix A of Every Landlord’s Legal Guide, 15th Edition, by Stewart, Portman, and O’Connell (Nolo, 2020). The erroneous entry appears on p. 483.

The correct information for New York is as follows:

State

Statutes

Dollar Limit

Can Hear Eviction Suits?

Court Website

New York8

N.Y. Uniform City Ct. Act § 1801; N.Y. Uniform Justice Ct. Act § 1801; N.Y. Dist. Ct. Act § 1801; and NYC Civ. Ct. Act § 1801

$10,000 in New York City; $5,000 in Nassau County, Western Suffolk County, and City Courts (excluding NYC); $3,000 in Eastern Suffolk County, Town Courts, and Village Courts.

No.

http://www.courts.state.ny.us/courthelp/smallClaims/index.shtml

The information in footnote 8 for New York is correct.