ADVISORY– Mandatory e-filing has taken effect as of Wednesday, November 20, 2019. All legal papers must be filed by electronic means, unless they qualify for special exemption. For more information and e-filing FAQs, click here or visit www.nycourts.gov/efile.
The County Clerk is Clerk of the Supreme and County Court records. Under this authority; the office is the official repository of both civil court cases and criminal records. Our court documents date back to 1791 and are often used for historical research.
Public documents include civil court cases such as lawsuits, foreclosures, real property disputes, and money judgments. While court records are usually public record, some records such as divorces, adoptions, and guardianship are placed under seal by law. These documents are not accessible to the public. If you wish to search our public records, you may do so in our office or online at your own convenience. To sign up for access to our online records, please click here.
In Office: Must provide ID that contains both photo and signature (e.g. Driver’s License). The fee is $5 for a certified copy up to four pages; plus a $1.25 per page over four (caps at 32 pages or $40.00).
By Mail: You will need to send a letter of request along with your notarized signature, a self-addressed stamped envelope and an in-state check (with phone number) or money order for payment.
Effective September 17, 2018 our office will only accept this new form. The fee for filing a Notice of Appeal is $65.00. Our requirements for filing are: Original, plus two copies of the Notice of Appeal, original plus one copy of the Initial Informational Statement and the order or judgment appealed from.
42,129 total views, 12 views today