(“non-jury trial”) refers to a trial by the judge sitting without a jury.
refers to a postponement of the trial or hearing until a later date based on legal reasons or sound discretion of the court.
means the same thing as a “dispossessory proceeding.” Eviction or “set-out” is sometimes used when referring to the actual physical removal of a resident and their personal possessions from the apartment under supervision of the sheriff or marshal.
a warning letter to the resident that he or she is in violation of the lease. The notice advises a resident to correct or quit whatever it is that is a violation. The resident’s failure to correct the violation will usually result in a lease termination.
Source: The Apartment Law Book by Robin P. Hein, Esq.