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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

sheriff

CHAPTER I.

Sections

"ENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO COURTS, AND THE MEM-

BERS AND OFFICERS THEREOF.

TITLE I.—The courts of the State ; their general powers and

attributes, and general regulations pertaining to

the exercise thereof,

1-45

TITLE II.-Provisions of general application, relating to the

judges and certain other officers of the courts. 46-99

CHAPTER II.

POWERS, DUTIES AND LIABILITIES OF A SHERIFF, OR OTHER

MINISTERIAL OFFICER IN THE EXECUTION OF THE

PROCESS OR OTHER MANDATE OF A COURT

OR JUDGE IN A CIVIL CASE.

TL1.-Provisions relating to the execution of civil mandates

generally.

100-109

11:11.–Provisions relating to the execution, by a

of a mandate against the person.

110-171

CITI!I.-Application of the foregoing provisions to the pro-

ceedings of a corouer.

172-181

T:Tuz IV.-Powers, duties and liabilities of an incoming and

outgoing sheriff, respectively, touching the matters

included in this chapter.

182-189

CHAPTER IIL

CIVI, JURISDICTION OF THE PRINCIPAL COURTS OF RECORD ;

ORGANIZATION, MEMBERS AND OFFICERS THEREOF;

DISTRIBUTION AND DISPATCH OF BUSINESS

THEREIN.

TITLE I. - The Court of Appeals.

190-216

TITLE II. --The Supreme Court including the circuit courts. 217-262

TITO IIT.--Arčicle One. The Court of Claims.

263-280

TITLE IV. - The Cty Cour of the city of New York.

315-339

TITLE V. -The county courts.

310-361

CHAPTER IV.

LurrarIOX OF THE TIME OF ENFORCIVS A CIVIL REMEDY,

TIL" 1.-Actions for the recovery of real property:

362-375

Tirle II.-Actions other than for the recovery of real property. 376-397

Tirle III.-General provisions.

398-415

CHAPTER V.

COMMENCEMENT OF AND PARTIES TO AN ACTION.

Title I.-Commencement of an action.

416-445

FITLE II. -Parties to an action.

446-477

721-730

743-754

755-766
767-779
780-827

852-869
870-920
921-956
957-962

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CHAPTER XI.

Sections

JUDGMENTS.

ITILE I. Judgment in an action.

1200-1972

TITLE II.-Judgments taken without process.

1273-1281

TIILE III.- Vacating or setting aside a judgment, for irregu-

larity or error in fact.

1282-1292

CHAPTER XII.

APPEALS.

TITLE I. --General provisions, relating to the appeals provided

for in this chapter.

1293-1323

TITLE II.--Appeal to the court of appeals.

1324-1339

TITLE III.-Appeal to the supreme court from an inferior

1340-1345

TITLE IV. - Appeal to the appellate division of the supreme

court.

1346-1355

TITLE V.-Appeal from a determination in a special proceed-

ing

1356-1861

CHAPTER XIII.

EXECUTIONS.

TITLE I.-Forms of execution; time and manner of issuing an

execution : general duties and liabilities of officers. 1362–1388

TITLE II.-Execution against property.

1389-1486

TITLE III.-Execution against the person.

1487-1495

CHAPTER XIV.

SPECIAL PROVISIONS REGULATING ACTIONS RELATING TO

PROPERTY.

TITLE I. -Actions relating to real property.

1496-1688

TITLE II.-Actions relating to chattels.

1689–1741

CHAPTER XV.

SPECIAL PROVISIONS, REGULATING OTHER PARTICULAR AC-

TIONS AND RIGHTS OF ACTION, AND ACTIONS BY OR

AGAINST PARTICULAR PARTIES.

TITLE I.-Matrimonial actions.

1742–1774

TITLE II.-Actions relating to a corporation.

1775-1813

TITLE III.--Actions relating to the estate of a decedent. 1814-1870

TITLE IV.-Other special actions and rights of action.

1871-1918
TITLE V.--Other actions by or against particular parties. 1919–1947

CHAPTER XVI.

ACTIONS IN BEHALF OF THE PEOPLE AND SPECIAL PROCEED-

INGS INSTITUTED, IN THEIR BEHALF, BY STATE

WRIT.

TITLE I.-Actions in behalf of the people.

1948-1990

TITLE II. Special proceedings instituted by State writ. 1991-2148

CHAPTER XVII.

CERTAIN SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS INSTITUTED WITHOUT WRIT.

TITLE I. --Proceedings relating to insolvent debtors and to

prisoners.

2149-2230

TITLE IL-Summary proceedings to recover the possession of

real property.

2231_9265

Section

TITLE III.- Proceedings to punish a contempt of court, other

than a criminal contempt.

2:266-229

TITLE IV. ---Proceedings to collect a fine.

2293-230

TITLE V.-Proceedings to discover the death of a tenant for

life.

2302-231

TITLE VI.-Proceedings for the appointment of a committee

of the person and of the property of a lunatic,

idiot, or habitual drunkard; general powers and

duties of the committee.

2320-234

TITLE VII. ---Proceedings for the disposition of the real prop-

erty of an infant, lunatic, idiot, or habitual drunk-

ard.

23-45-2361

TITLE VIII. - Arbitrations.

2365-2380

TITLE IX.-Proceedings to foreclose a mortgage by advertise-

ment.

2387-2409

TITLE X.--Proceedings to change the name of an individual. 2410-418

Tirle XI. --- Proceedings for the voluntary dissolution of a cor-

poration.

2419-2431

TITLE XII.--Proceedings supplementary to an execution

against property.

- 2432-2471

TITLE XIII. --Proceedings 10 compel delivery of

books to public officer

2471a

CHAPTER XVIII

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SURROGATES' COURTS, AND PROCEEDINGS THEREIN.

TITLE I.-Organization, jurisdiction and powers of the court,

duties, powers, and disabilities of the surrogate,

and the officers of the court. Miscellaneous pro-

visions,

2472-2514

TITLE II.- Provisions relating generally to the proceedings

in surrogates' courts, and to appeals from those

2515-2010

TITLE III.--Granting and revoking probate, letters testa-

mentary, and letters of administration. Foreign

wills; ancillary letters.

2611-2704

TITLE IV.-Proceedings by or against an executor or admin-

istrator, touching the administration and settle-

ment of the estate.

2706-2748

TITLE V.-Disposition of the decedent's real property, for the

payment of debts and funeral expenses. Distribu-

tion of the proceeds.

2749-2801

TITLE VI.-Provisions relating to a testamentary trustee. 2802-2820
TITLE VII.-Provisions relating to a guardian.

2821-2860

CHAPTER XIX.

COURTS OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE, AND PROCEEDINGS

THEREIN.

TITLE I. - Jurisdiction and general powers.

2861-2875
TITLE II.-Commencement of action ; appearance of parties;
provisional remedies.

2876-2932

TITLE III. - Pleadings; including counterclaims, and proceed-

ings upon answer of title.

2934-2958

TITLE IV.-Proceedings between the joinder of issue and the

trial.

2959-2987

TITLE V.-Trial and its incidents.

2988-3009

TITLE VI. --Judgment; and docketing the same.

3010-3029

TITLE VII.-Executions.

3024-3043

TITLE VIII.-Appeals.

5014-3075

TITLE IX.-Costs.

3074-3081

TITLE X.-Action or special proceeding relating to an animal

straying upon the highway.

3082-3115

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