|Welcome 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.
Starting a business? If 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 Decree? You 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.
Calendar of Events
May 30, 2016
Office will reopen on Tuesday, May 31st at 8 am
June 1, 2016
Mobile Passport Outreach - Cortlandt Manor
11 am - 2pm
Cortlandt Town Hall, 1 Heady Street, Cortlandt Manor
June 2, 2016
FREE Online Training for the NYSCEF System
Register here and list of classes here
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.