The code of procedure of the State of New York, as amended to 1864: With notes, an appendix, and index (Google eBook)

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John S. Voorhis, 1864 - Law - 315 pages
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Page 67 - The court may determine any controversy between parties before it, when it can be done without prejudice to the rights of others, or by saving their rights ; but when a complete determination of the controversy cannot be had without the presence of other parties, the court must order them to be brought in.
Page 84 - The court may, before or after judgment, in furtherance of justice, and on such terms as may be proper, amend any pleading, process or proceeding, by adding or striking out the name of any party ; or by correcting a mistake in the name of a party...
Page 71 - ... the recorder of the county in which the property is situated, a notice of the pendency of the action...
Page 116 - ... in all cases may instruct them, if they render a general verdict, to find upon particular questions of fact, to be stated in writing, and may direct a written finding thereon.
Page 85 - The court shall, in every stage of an action, disregard any error or defect in the pleadings or proceedings which shall not affect the substantial rights of the adverse party, and no judgment shall be reversed or affected by reason of such error or defect.
Page 69 - The court may change the place of trial in the following cases : 1. When the county designated for that purpose in the complaint is not the proper connty ; 2. When there is reason to believe that an impartial trial cannot be had therein ; 3. When the convenience of witnesses and the ends of justice would be promoted by the change.
Page 57 - In every action for the recovery of real property, or the possession thereof, the person establishing a legal title to the property is presumed to have been possessed thereof within the time required by law, and the occupation of the property by any other person is deemed to have been under and in subordination to the legal title...
Page 61 - Within the age of twenty-one years ; or, 2. Insane; or, 3. Imprisoned on a criminal charge, or, in execution under the sentence of a criminal court, for a term less than his natural life ; The time of such disability is not a part of the time limited, for the commencement of the action...
Page 79 - The defendant may set forth by answer as many defenses and counter-claims as he may have, whether they be such as have been heretofore denominated legal or equitable, or both.
Page 69 - The court may, on motion, change the place of trial in the following cases: 1. When the county designated in the complaint is not the proper county; 2. When there is reason to believe that an impartial trial cannot be had therein; 3. When the convenience of witnesses and the ends of justice would be promoted by the change: 4.

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