New York Consolidated Laws, Judiciary Law - JUD § 255-c. Uniform transcript and certificate act




1. Every transcript of a judgment hereafter given by any clerk, judge or justice of a court of record or of a court not of record, or by any county clerk, shall be on paper eleven inches in width by eight-and-a-half inches in length.  It shall be substantially in the following form:

TRANSCRIPT OF JUDGMENT
JUDGMENT DEBTOR

Surname

Given Name

Trade or Profession

Last Known Address

JUDGMENT CREDITOR

AMOUNT OF

JUDGMENT

JUDGMENT

RENDERED

Name

Address

Damages

Court

County

Date

Hr. & Min.

Costs

JUDGMENT

DOCKETED

Total

Date

Hr. & Min.

ATTORNEY FOR

REMARKS:  DATE AND

JUDGMENT CREDITOR

MANNER OF CHANGE

Name

Address

OF STATUS OF

JUDGMENT

EXECUTION

SATISFIED

When Returned

How and to

When Issued

Unsatisfied

When

What Extent

This form is to be immediately followed by the following certification with the appropriate words being chosen among those which appear in brackets, except that in the event the person certifying the transcript keeps no seal, the words “and affixed my official seal” shall be omitted:

STATE OF NEW YORK

COUNTY OF ․․․․․․․․․․․․

(seal)

I, ․․․․․․․․․․ (Clerk, Judge or Justice) of the (County of ․․․․․․․․․․;  or ․․․․․․․․․․ Court, County of ․․․․․․․․․․), hereby certify that the above is a correct transcript from the docket of judgments in my office.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my name and affixed my official seal this __________ day of _____ 19___

(Clerk, Judge or Justice).

Any change in the status of the judgment since the time of its original entry on the docket of the person certifying the transcript shall be indicated in the space provided for “REMARKS;  DATE AND MANNER OF CHANGE OF STATUS OF JUDGMENT” the same to include any assignment, reversal, modification, discharge, and any other such disposition affecting the judgment;  satisfactions and reductions, to whatever extent and in whatever fashion the same are affected, shall be indicated in the space entitled “SATISFIED--WHEN, HOW AND TO WHAT EXTENT.”

2. Every certificate attesting to any execution on, or reduction or full or partial satisfaction of, a judgment, or to any change in the status of a judgment, hereafter given by any clerk, judge or justice of a court of record or of a court not of record, or by any county clerk, shall be of the same size and form as for a transcript of judgment as described and illustrated under subdivision one of the section, except that the words “Certificate of Disposition of Judgment” shall replace the words “Transcript of Judgment” wherever the same may appear on either side thereof, and excepting further that between the two sentences constituting the certification there shall be an additional sentence, to read:  “And I further certify that the above judgment has ․․․․․․․․․․.”  The space provided shall be of sufficient length to contain all data relevant to the matter for which the certificate is issued.

3. In the event that the space provided for any information which must be contained in any such transcript or certificate be insufficient, the same may be set forth on a separate paper or papers of the same size, to be attached to said transcript or certificate by a staple or other equally permanent means, and in that space on the original transcript or certificate which proved insufficient to contain the necessary matter there shall appear a reference to the attached paper or papers, adequately identifying the same.  Each such added paper shall be subscribed at the very end of the matter contained thereon by the same person who certifies the transcript or certificate to which said paper or papers shall be attached.





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