All fees related to a submission mailed to this office 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.  When e-filing a document through the NYSCEF system, fees must be paid by credit card or using an ACH Direct account set up with this office.  As of April 1, 2021, the NYS Office of Court Administration has added a 2.99% administrative fee to all NYSCEF fees paid by credit card.

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
ApplicationFee
Index Number $210
Index Number, Foreclosure $400
Instrument of Surrender $5
Order of Commitment $5
Request for Judicial Intervention (RJI) $95
Small Claims Assessment Review $30

Assignments
AssignmentFee
General (Plus Index Number $210) $1.50 per page
Wages $5
Wages, Cancel No Fee

Business Certificates
Business CertificateFee
Business Certificate $25
Amended Business Certificate $25
Certificate of Discontinuance No Fee

Certificates/Copies
Certificates/CopiesFee
Copy only $0.65 per page - minimum fee of $1.30/maximum of $40
Certify a prepared copy $0.65 per page - minimum fee of $5.20/maximum of $40
Prepare and certify copy $1.25 per page - minimum fee of $5/maximum of $40
Issue Certificate (Court Record or Non-Court Record) $5
Exemplification $10
Certificate of Dissolution of Marriage $5

Domestic Partnerships
Domestic PartnershipsFee
File $35
Amend $35
Discontinue $35

Filing Fees
FilingFee
Bonds (per page) $1.50 per page
Building Loan Agreement, File $25
Building Loan Contract, Discharge of No fee
Civil Notice of Appeal $65
Consultant's Affidavit $5
Jury Demand $65
Military Discharge No Fee
Motions/Cross Motions/Orders to Show Case $45
Note of Issue $30
Notice of Lending $15
Power of Attorney $5
Stipulation of Settlement or Discontinuance $35
Trial De Novo $75

Judgments
JudgementFee
Assignment No Fee
Certificate of Disposition (issue) $5
Clerk's Default Judgment $45
Discharge by Deposit into Court No Fee
Executions, Property (issue) $5
Executions, Income (issue) $5
Satisfaction No Fee
Transcript, File $10
Transcript (issue) $5

Liens
LienFee
Lis Pendens $35
Hospital Lien $5
Mechanic's Lien $15
Mechanic's Lien, Discharge/Cancellation by Bond $210
Mechanic's Lien, Satisfaction of No Fee
Mechanic's Lien, Affidavit of Service $5
Broker's Lien {filed pursuant to RPL 294-b(5)(c)} $25
Broker's Lien {filed pursuant to RPL  294 (b)(3)} $45
Broker's Lien (per page){RPL 294 (b)(3)} $5
In Rem (Plus Index Number $210) $10
Certificate of Redemption (each parcel) $5

Notaries Public, Commissioners of Deeds, Registrars
CertificateFee
Files & Index Certificate of Official Character $10
Issue Certificate of Official Character $5
Certificate of Authentication $3

Searches
Search TypeFee
Each name (every two year period) $5

Subpoena Duces Tecum
ActionFee
Civil Actions $20
Criminal Actions No Fee

Weekly Lists Available in our Office
ListsFee
Foreclosures $20 per week
Judgments and Liens $30 per week
Business Certificates $20 per week