County Clerk

Court Filings

Starting an Action

To commence an action in Supreme & County Courts, an “Application for Index Number” must be submitted with your initial documents. Click “Application For Index Number” for a blank, printable application.


The County Clerk’s office does not have forms! You or your attorney must prepare all forms for filing. County Clerk staff cannot assist, as we do not give legal advice.

For Do-It-Yourself (DIY) forms, please visit the NY Courts website, here.

Uncontested Divorce DIY Program

Please visit the NY Courts website to begin the DIY program for Uncontested Divorce, here.


Please consult our Fee Schedule here.

Legal Assistance

The County Clerk’s office does not give legal advice. We suggest that you consult an attorney for assistance.

Below are some helpful links to find legal help in your area: