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Legal Division

court houseWelcome to the Legal Division of the Office of the Westchester County Clerk. The Westchester County Clerk serves as the Clerk for the Supreme and County Courts. All records for these courts are filed with the Legal Division. This division is also responsible for non-court related legal functions such as registering a business, filing a lien, applying to serve as a Notary Public, registering a domestic partnership, filing veterans' military discharge papers, and accepting Small Claims Assessment Review petitions. The public can visit the Legal Division to look up legal records, judgments, liens, lis pendens, and other business records.

Please note that the Legal Division is not staffed with attorneys and our employees cannot provide legal advice or guidance, nor assist in completing necessary legal documents.

NEWS: Debit to Replace Pay at Court option in NYSCEF on January 17, 2012

As of January 17, 2012, payments to the Westchester County Clerk for filings made via the NYSCEF website may now be made by American Express, MasterCard, Visa or debit. Debit accounts must be pre-authorized directly with the Westchester County Clerk and the Pay at Court option will no longer be available.   Learn More.

Thinking about becoming a Notary PublicThe Office of the Westchester County Clerk can help answer your questions and get you started. Read More.

Starting a businessIf you are conducting business here in Westchester County under a name other than your own, we'll let you know whether you need to file a Business Certificate in our office. Read More.

Looking for your Divorce DecreeYou can come in person to the Legal Division of the Office of the Westchester County Clerk with proper identification such as a valid driver's license or passport. Read More.

Trying to avoid foreclosureWestchester County Clerk Timothy C. Idoni urges you to seek help from a reputable counseling agency. Read More.

Calendar of Events

 


July 26, 2014

Mobile Passport Outreach - Hastings-on-Hudson
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
James Harmon Community Center, 44 Main Street, Hastings-on-Hudson


July 27, 2014

Italian Cultural Festival
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Kensico Dam, Valhalla

July 28, 2014

Mobile Passport Outreach - Tibbetts Brook Park Pool
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Midland Avenue, Yonkers


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Licensing