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Questions & Forms /  Evictions

Eviction Proceedings for Non-payment of Rent

  • The Court needs to remain impartial on the case and is unable to assist in the execution of the required forms.
  • It is recommended you hire an attorney.
  • If you do not hire an attorney, you may download forms at http://nycourts.gov/courthelp/.
  • After the three day demand is served, you may obtain available eviction date from the court.
  • Serve the petition.
  • File the notice of petition, petition and affidavit of service.  Filing fee is $20.
  • Bring a completed warrant and judgment (if applicable) to court for Judge to sign, if found in your favor.

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The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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  • Williamsville, NY 14221