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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


October 29, 2014

Senior Law Day
10 a.m. - 2  p.m.
Westchester County Center, White Plains   


November 4, 2014

Election Day
Office Closed
Office will reopen, Wednesday, November 5th at 8 a.m.


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