Q: Is a lease contract for an apartment rental exempt from a money judgement?
A: In New York, if a landlord sues you to recover the apartment, he can get a money judgment is you are served personally ( i.e., sone one hands you the petition). If you are served by substituted serves ( service on your roomate or spouse, nail n mail), they can recover the properr but will have to sue you for rent in another , later action
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