Landlord Can Conduct Pretrial Questioning in Sublet Case
LVT Number: 12094
Landlord sued to evict tenant for illegal subletting. Landlord asked the court for permission to conduct pretrial questioning of tenant. Tenant appealed, claiming that the court abused its discretion in permitting such questioning. The appeals court ruled against tenant. Landlord showed good reason why pretrial questioning was necessary in this case.
Tompkins Park-St. Marks Assocs. v. Ramati: NYLJ, p. 25, col. 1 (1/2/98) (App. T. 1 Dept.; Parness, JP, Freedman, Davis, JJ)