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What is the actual amount in dispute?
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Generally, the only option would be to file a small claims lawsuit to seek to recover any part of the deposit that is being unlawfully withheld, however, the cost of the small claims court and the time the process might involve, can be more than the $100 in dispute and might turn out to be completely economically impractical.
However, here is the link to the official NYC court's website that explains the small claims court process and procedure:
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