Judith A. Pascale
Suffolk County Clerk
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A. To register a foreign Judgment of Divorce in Suffolk County, You will need to file the certified copy of your divorce decree, with the raised seal, along with the filing fee of $210. If the judgment is not already in English a translation must accompany the document. If you are filing without an attorney, you may either mail the paper document to Suffolk County Clerk’s Office, Court Actions, 310 Center Dr, Riverhead, NY 11901 or you can scan as a PDF and e-file the document.
If you choose to mail the document, include a copy and a self-addressed stamped envelope so we can stamp your copy and return to you. You must also include an index number application.
If you choose to e-file the document, please take a pencil and shade over the raised seal so it is visible in the scan.
To E-file the document, visit the following website: https://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/nyscef
When asked to choose a case type, choose the appropriate Matrimonial type, Contested or Uncontested.
When asked to choose the document type, choose Summons. Under the document type, there will be a box that reads “additional document information” please type Foreign Divorce in that box.
If you have any additional questions about your divorce, please email the County Clerk at: CAMatrimonial@suffolkcountyny.gov.
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