Did you know . . .
    - That in certain circumstances, the person(s) being sued has
      the right to transfer to federal court a lawsuit that was brought
      in state court? 

   -  That the lowest level court in the New York State court system
      is called, oddly, the "Supreme Court"?

   -  That each possible cause of action has its own period of
       limitations and that if you miss the statute of limitations by even
       a single day, even the most meritorious lawsuit could be

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-- real estate litigation,  contested estates, commercial litigation, employment litigation, federal labor law, and a variety of other kinds of lawsuits,

The type of case, remedy sought, and amount at stake determine the right court.   Some cases are brought in state court, while others are started in federal court.  Each court has its own jurisdictional requirements.  When those requirements overlap, we will choose a court as a matter of strategy.
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NYC Civil Court:  Disputes of up to $25,000.  "Small Claims Court," which hears disputes up to $5,000, is part of this court.

NYS Supreme Court: Disputes of more than 
$25,000 or involving non-monetary remedies.

NYS Surrogate's Court:  Mainly estates & adoptions.

U.S. District Court:  Disputes involving questions
of federal law or involving citizens of different states.

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