1. The Laws of New York
  2. Court Acts
  3. Uniform District Court
  4. Article 2: Jurisdiction

Section 208 Counterclaims

Uniform District Court Act (UDC)

  The court shall have jurisdiction of counterclaims as follows:

  (a) Of any counterclaim the subject matter of which would be within the jurisdiction of the court if sued upon separately.

  (b) Of any counterclaim for money only, without regard to amount.

  (c) Of any counterclaim for the rescission or reformation of the transaction upon which the plaintiff's cause of action is founded, if the amount in controversy on such counterclaim does not exceed $15,000.