New York Consolidated Laws, Civil Practice Law and Rules - CVP § 7109. Unique chattel

(a) Injunction, temporary restraining order.  Where the chattel is unique, the court may grant a preliminary injunction or temporary restraining order that the chattel shall not be removed from the state, transferred, sold, pledged, assigned or otherwise disposed of until the further order of the court.

(b) Judgment enforceable by contempt.  Where the chattel is unique, the court, in addition to granting a judgment under section 7108 , may direct that a party in possession deliver the chattel to the party entitled to possession.  Disobedience of a judgment or order so directing may be punished as a contempt of court.  If a party accepts the value of the chattel awarded to him by the judgment, he shall have no claim to the chattel.


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