New York Consolidated Laws, Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law - RPA § 701. Jurisdiction;  courts;  venue

1. A special proceeding to recover real property may be maintained in a county court, the court of a police justice of the village, a justice court, a court of civil jurisdiction in a city, or a district court.

2. The place of trial of the special proceeding shall be within the jurisdictional area of the court in which the real property or a portion thereof is situated;  except that where the property is located in an incorporated village which includes parts of two or more towns, the proceeding may be tried by a justice of the peace of any such town who keeps an office in the village.

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