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SECTION 1501
Actions against persons jointly liable; service of summons; judgment
Civil Practice Law & Rules (CVP) CHAPTER 8, ARTICLE 15
§ 1501. Actions against persons jointly liable; service of summons;
judgment. Where less than all of the named defendants in an action based
upon a joint obligation, contract or liability are served with the
summons, the plaintiff may proceed against the defendants served, unless
the court otherwise directs, and if the judgment is for the plaintiff it
may be taken against all the defendants.