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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

Friday, May 19

Mobile Passport Outreach
Lewisboro 11am - 2pm
Lewisboro Town Hall
11 Main Street
South Salem, NY 10590

Wednesday, May 31

Mobile Passport Outreach
Bedford Hills Town Park 11am - 2pm
Haines Road
Bedford Hills, NY 10507

Saturday, June 3

Mobile Passport Outreach
Sleepy Hollow Village Hall 10am - 2pm
28 Beekman Avenue
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591


Full Calendar of 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.