SB 1204 (1991)
requires all cases filed in superior court to go to
requires all cases filed in superior court to go to arbitration, if the parties agree that the amount in question does not exceed $50,000, which is the jurisdictional limit. The bill also allows the parties to waive the arbitration requirement for good cause, if all parties file a written stipulation to do so.
This isn’t just about legal technicalities; it’s about New Yorkers’ livelihoods and ability to make ends meet.
Plaintiff-friendly courts tilt the scales of justice at will.
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