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Legal Fees

Fees in the Office of the Westchester County Clerk

All fees related to a submission must be included in the form of a check or money order, made payable to the "Westchester County Clerk". When submitting a document in person, fees may also be paid in cash or by American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard or Visa.

Please note that when submitting a written request to the Legal Division, you must include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

If a motion or proposed order does not have a self-addressed stamped envelope filed with it, a copy of the Court's determination will not be mailed to you.

The following is a current list of fees for the Legal Division of the Westchester County Clerk's Office:

Applications 
Index Number $210.00
Index Number, Foreclosure $400.00
Instrument of Surrender $5.00
Order of Commitment $5.00
Request for Judicial Intervention (RJI) $95.00
Small Claims Assessment Review (SCAR) $30.00
 Assignments 
General
(Plus Index Number $210.00)
$1.50 per page
Wages $5.00
Wages, Cancel  No Fee
 Business Certificates 
Business Certificate $35.00
Amended Business Certificate $35.00
Certificate of Discontinuance No Fee
Certificates 
Court Record $5.00
Non-Court Records $5.00
Exemplification $10.00 plus
$5.00 certification fee
To prepare a record of up to two pages
Each additional page
$1.30
$0.65 each
Certificate of Dissolution of Marriage $5.00
Domestic Partnerships 
File $35.00
Amend $35.00
Discontinue $35.00
 Filing Fees 
Bonds (per page) $1.50 per page
Building Loan Agreement, File $25.00
Building Loan Contract, Discharge of No Fee
Civil Notice of Appeal $65.00
Consultant's Affidavit $5.00
Jury Demand $65.00
Military Discharge No Fee
Motions/Cross Motions/Orders to Show Cause $45.00
Note of Issue $30.00
Notice of Lending $15.00
Power of Attorney $1.00
Stipulation of Settlement or Discontinuance $35.00
Trial De Novo $75.00
Judgments
Assignment No Fee
Certificate of Disposition (issue) $5.00
Clerk's Default Judgment $45.00
Discharge by Deposit into Court No Fee
Executions, Property (issue) $5.00
Executions, Income (issue) $5.00
Satisfaction No Fee
Transcript, File $10.00
Transcript (issue) $5.00
Liens
Lis Pendens $35.00
Hospital Lien $5.00
Mechanic's Lien $15.00
Mechanic's Lien, Discharge/Cancellation by Bond $210.00
(for index number)
Mechanic's Lien, Affidavit of Service $5.00
Broker's Lien $15.00
In Rem (Plus Index Number $210.00) $10.00
Certificate of Redemption (each parcel) $5.00
Notaries Public, Commissioners of Deeds, Registrars 
File & Index Certificate of Official Character $10.00
Issue Certificate of Official Character $5.00
Certificate of Authentication $3.00
Searches
Each name (every two year period) $5.00
Subpoena Duces Tecum
Civil Actions $20.00
Criminal Actions No Fee
Weekly Lists Available in our Office
Foreclosures $20.00 per week
Judgments and Liens $30.00 per week
Business Certificates $20.00 per week

Calendar of Events

 

December 17, 2014

Naturalization Ceremony
2 p.m.
Daronco Courthouse, White Plains


December 25, 2014

Christmas Day
Legal Holiday, Office Closed
Will Reopen Friday, December 26, 2014
 

More Events

Visiting Our Office?

To visit our office, enter through the Richard J. Daronco Courthouse located at 111 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. in White Plains. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., excluding official holidays.