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The County Clerk serves as the Clerk for the Supreme and County Court of Erie County and is therefore responsible for keeping all court-related documents. Civil actions begin here by filing the papers and obtaining an index number from the Actions and Proceedings Department. All papers are filed in the Actions and Proceedings Department when the action is finished. Recent technological updates enable the electronic filing of some court cases, improving the efficiency of this Department.
In an effort to reduce the duplication of services the Erie County Clerk's Office cases commenced by E-filing AFTER April 3, 2012 are no longer available at the Erie County Clerk's website and are available ONLY at the New York State Courts' Electronic Filing (NYSCEF) website.
Papers filed AFTER April 3, 2012 in cases electronically filed prior to April 4, 2012 are available ONLY on the New York State Courts' Electronic Filing (NYSCEF) website.
PLEASE NOTE: E-filed cases commenced prior to April 4, 2012 that are available on both the Erie County Clerk's and the New York State Courts' Electronic Filing (NYSCEF) website will no longer be updated on the Erie County Clerk's website for any papers filed April 4, 2012-forward. The complete file will ONLY be available on the NYSCEF website.
Because not all case types are eligible for electronic filing, persons searching the public records of the Erie County Clerk's Office must search both sites to obtain records for actions or proceedings, or papers of actions or proceeding at the Erie County Clerk's Office.
To search NYSCEF click here Click Here
For instructions on how to use Erie County Clerk's search page Click Here
For available dates for Erie County Clerk's online documents Click Here
To establish an On-line Access Account contact Jane Hewett at firstname.lastname@example.org