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Jurisdiction; courts; venue
Real Property Actions & Proceedings (RPA) CHAPTER 81, ARTICLE 7
§ 701. Jurisdiction; courts; venue. 1. A special proceeding to
recover real property may be maintained in a county court, the court of
a police justice of the village, a justice court, a court of civil
jurisdiction in a city, or a district court.

2. The place of trial of the special proceeding shall be within the
jurisdictional area of the court in which the real property or a portion
thereof is situated; except that where the property is located in an
incorporated village which includes parts of two or more towns the
proceeding may be tried by a justice of the peace of any such town who
keeps an office in the village.