Owner Use Proceeding Dismissed for Improper Service
In an owner use proceeding, Grad & Weinraub, LLP contested the service of the court papers on the Chinese holiday, Moon Cake Day. The Court held a hearing to determine if service was proper. The Court dismissed the case, finding that service on this holiday was not permissible. The tenants won; the landlord had to renew their leases, and the tenants could stay in their homes.