NY JUD § 190. Jurisdiction of county court

The jurisdiction of each county court, except the county courts of counties within the city of New York, extends to the following actions and special proceedings, in addition to the jurisdiction, power and authority conferred upon a county court in a particular case by special statutory provision:

1. An action for the partition of real property, for dower, for the foreclosure, redemption or satisfaction of a mortgage upon real property, for the foreclosure of a lien arising out of a contract for the sale of real property, for specific performance of a contract relating to real property, for the enforcement or foreclosure of a mechanic's lien on real property, for reformation or rescission of a deed, contract or mortgage affecting real property, or to compel the determination of a claim to real property under article fifteen of the real property actions and proceedings law, where the real property to which the action relates is situated within the county;  or to foreclose a lien upon a chattel in a case specified in where the lien does not exceed twenty-five thousand dollars in amount and the chattel is found within the county.

2. An action in favor of the executor, administrator or assignee of a judgment creditor, or in a proper case in favor of the judgment creditor, to recover a judgment for money remaining due upon a judgment rendered in the same court.

3. An action for any other cause, where the defendant, or if there are two or more defendants, where all of them, at the time of the commencement of the action, reside in the county, or where a defendant has an office for the transaction of business within the county and the cause of action arose therein, or where the defendant is a foreign corporation that is doing business within the county and the cause of action arose therein and where the complaint in such action demands judgment for a sum of money only not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars;  or to recover one or more chattels the aggregate value of which does not exceed twenty-five thousand dollars with or without damages for the taking or detention thereof.

4. The custody of the person and the care of the property, concurrently with the supreme court, of a resident of the county who is adjudicated incompetent to manage his affairs by reason of age, drunkenness, mental illness or other cause or for whom a conservator has been appointed;  and any special proceeding which the supreme court has jurisdiction to entertain for the appointment of a committee of the person or of the property of such an incompetent person or conservatee or for the sale or other disposition of the real property situated within the county of a person wherever resident who is incompetent, who is a conservatee or who is an infant, or for the sale or other disposition of the real property, situated within the county, of a domestic religious corporation.

5. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, any proceeding which the supreme court has jurisdiction to entertain to review the actions or determinations of the state board of parole.

6. An action for any claim against a restitution fund established by such court resulting from its criminal jurisdiction.