Landlord can conduct pretrial questioning.

Position:PASSING ON APARTMENTS
 
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Landlord sued to evict rent-stabilized tenants for nonprimary residence. Another apartment occupant claimed succession rights. Landlord asked the court for permission to conduct pretrial questioning. The court ruled against landlord, who appealed and won. Landlord showed ample need to question tenants and occupant about their residence, period of co-occupancy, and use of the apartment, which were within their particular knowledge and could shed...

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