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Simplified procedure authorized
Civil Practice Law & Rules (CVP) CHAPTER 8, ARTICLE 30
§ 3035. Simplified procedure authorized. (a) Implementation and
pre-trial. The procedure in any action under the New York simplified
procedure for court determination of disputes authorized by sections
3031 and 3033 shall be as provided in rule 3036 adopted to implement the
provisions hereof, which is designed to promote the speedy hearing of
such actions and to provide for such actions a procedure that is as
simple and informal as circumstances will permit. A pre-trial
conference may be held relative to the disposition of questions of law
which might be conclusive in the action and avoid a trial.

(b) Technical rules of evidence dispensed. The technical rules of
evidence shall be dispensed with to the extent specified in such rule

(c) Practice. The practice under this procedure relating to motions to
stay or to transfer pending actions, and relating to venue, assessment
of costs, entry of judgment, judgment by default, and the continuance of
the action in case of death or incompetency of parties shall be as
prescribed in the rules adopted pursuant hereto.