New York Uniform Justice Court - Article 5 - § 501 Appearance by Corporations
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§ 501. Appearance by corporations.
A corporation may appear as a party in any action brought pursuant to
this act except as otherwise provided in section eighteen hundred nine
thereof by an attorney as well as by any authorized officer, director or
employee of the corporation provided that the appearance by a non-lawyer
on behalf of a corporation shall be deemed to constitute the requisite
authority to bind the corporation in a settlement or trial. The court or
arbitrator may make reasonable inquiry to determine the authority of any
person who appears for the corporation in a case.
Section: Article 5 501
Last modified: February 18, 2012