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I have a pending nonpayment case.

Nonpayment cases are moving forward in housing court. The first step after receiving a petition is to answer and give the court your defenses. You can call your borough courthouse, use e-file or go to the court in person. Tenants in housing court have a right to counsel or to legal advice but the legal service providers are overwhelmed and you may need to represent yourself.



What will happen on my first court date?