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Default judgment
Uniform Justice Court Act (UJC) CHAPTER 898, ARTICLE 14
§ 1402. Default judgment.

A judgment by default may be entered as provided in CPLR § 3215. A
summons stating the amount for which the plaintiff will take judgment if
the defendant fails to appear and answer, and containing a statement of
the nature and substance of the cause of action, or a summons
accompanied by a formal complaint, shall be deemed "the summons and the
complaint" referred to in subdivision (e) of said section.