Village, town, and district courts in New York.
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Village, town, and district courts in New York.

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Published by Thomson/West in [St. Paul, Minn.] .
Written in English



  • New York (State)


  • County courts -- New York (State),
  • District courts -- New York (State),
  • Municipal courts -- New York (State),
  • Procedure (Law) -- New York (State)

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Edition Notes

SeriesLawyers Cooperative practice guides.
ContributionsWest Group, Lawyers Cooperative Publishing.
LC ClassificationsKFN5968 .V54
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL824549M
ISBN 100762000163, 0762000171
LC Control Number95080836

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