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Posted: August 12, 2019

Attorney’s Notice of Appearance Has Same Effect As An Answer for Purposes of Challenging Jurisdiction

On August 7, 2019, the Second Department issued a decision in Mid-Island Mtge. Corp. v. Johnson, 2019 NY Slip Op. 06081, holding that an attorney’s appearance has the same effect as an answer for purposes of challenging jurisdicsion, explaining: Pursuant to CPLR 320(a), a defendant appears by serving an answer or a notice of appearance,... Read more »