Case Conclusion Date: February 16, 2010
Practice Area: Appeals
Outcome: App Div ruled in favor of Respondent-Landlord
Description: Appellate Term properly concluded that the Civil Court was not authorized, under the circumstances, to permit service of the order to show cause and petition by regular first-class mail, with certificate of mailing. Order of the Civil Court granting owner's motion to vacate the judgment and dismiss the petition was properly reversed.