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Question of jurisdiction. Real property in one county. Rent…

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Question of jurisdiction. Real property in one county. Rent sent by tenants to office in another county where rents are deposited. Concerning theft, which county would have jurisdiction?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?

New York

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

Yes

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

LLC is county where real property exists

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The county where the actual theft took place is the one that has jurisdiction over that crime, regardless of where the property is located.

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