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Owner Use Proceeding:

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.