Eviction Defense

Due to overwhelming community needs at this time, we are no longer able to accept new case intakes online or via telephone.

If you have received a petition for eviction in Syracuse City Court or East Syracuse Justice court, please attend court in person and speak with the VLPCNY staff member there who will be able to provide you with free legal help.

If you received a petition for eviction anywhere else, or have other renters’ rights issues, please contact Legal Services of Central New York at 1-877-777-6152

Renters Rights in CNY - Learn more about the law now.

Syracuse City Landlord Tenant Court - Facing eviction in Syracuse Court?

East Syracuse Landlord Tenant Justice Court - Facing eviction in East Syracuse Court?

Representing Yourself?

If you are not able to secure legal assistance before your court date, you can request a 14-day adjournment. Click HERE for a sample answer and some basic defenses that may be available to you.