Fees may be paid in cash, by certified check, money order or credit card. All major credit cards are accepted. Personal checks will be accepted from attorneys admitted to practice in the Southern District of New York. Please make your check or money order payable to the “Clerk of Court-SDNY”
There is an additional administrative fee of $50.00 for all new Civil Actions filed in the Court. The Clerk in White Plains will not accept cash payment in excess of $100.00.Continue reading
When a judgment is entered in the Civil Court it is enforceable for a period of twenty years for money only, it is not a lien against real property. Nor is a judgment entered in one county a lien on real property in any other county. If a judgment-creditor wishes to enforce a judgment against real property, he or she must follow the procedure below for “transcripting” the judgment.
A transcript is a paper containing the essential information of the judgment, certified by the clerk in the county where the judgment is entered. Continue reading