New York Consolidated Laws, Real Property Law - RPP § 297-b. Recording of certified copies of judgments affecting real property

When a judgment, final order or decree is rendered by a New York state court of record or a United States district court affecting the title to or possession, use or enjoyment of real property, a copy of such judgment, order or decree, duly certified by the clerk of the court wherein said judgment was rendered, may be recorded in the office of the recording officer of the county in which such property is situated, in the same manner as a conveyance duly acknowledged or proved and certified so as to entitle it to be recorded, and such recording officer shall upon request and on tender of the lawful fees therefor, record the same in his said office.

For purposes of recording and indexing such judgment, order or decree, the prevailing party or parties named therein shall be deemed grantees and all other persons named therein shall be deemed grantors.


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