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What does it mean to move forward?

Bronx, NY |

I went to civil court and the judge said if the landlord does not show up I can move forward. What does that mean?

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  1. It's impossible to answer fully without knowing the nature of your case, but generally it means that, assuming you can show that the landlord was properly served, you can pursue whatever remedy you're seeking even if the landlord doesn't appear.

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