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Onondaga County Clerk
401 Montgomery St.
Room 200
Syracuse, NY 13202

Phone: (315) 435-2226
Office Hours:
Mon - Fri:  8:30a - 4:30p

Must be in line by 4:15 in order to file documents.


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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Where do I find records relating to real property?
How do I find out my court date, location and/or any changes to the court schedule?
Where do I file for custody?
What court do I have to get an order of protection from?
Where do I find old newspapers?
Do you have tax records/vouchers?
Where do I find wills and estates?
What are the designated newspapers for LLC Publication?


• Where do I find records relating to real property?

a. Deeds and mortgages are held by the County Clerk.   Deed Recording Information

b. Tax and assessment records are held by both the town and village, as well as county, officials associated with these functions.

c. Building, planning and zoning records are held by town and village officials associated with these functions.

d. Some additional genealogical sources related to real property are available at the New York State Archives web page.  Click here  


• How do I find out my court date, location and/or any changes to the court schedule?

Per New York State statute, the Onondaga County Clerk’s Office is Clerk to the Supreme and County Courts as custodian of their records only and does not schedule court cases.  To find out a court date or any other information related to a case please contact the appropriate court that has been assigned.

For more additional information visit https://www.nycourts.gov/courts/5jd/onondaga/index.shtml

   
Onondaga County:  
County - Court of Claims  (315) 671-1030
County - Criminal  (315) 671-1020
County- Family   (315) 671-2000
Supreme (315) 671-1030
Surrogate  

(315) 671-2098

City of Syracuse:

 
Civil Division   (315) 671-2782
Criminal Division (315) 671-2760
Traffic Division   (315) 671-2770
Syracuse Community Treatment Court (315) 671-2795
Community Court   (315) 671-2797
Adolescent Diversion Part  (315)-671-4665

            

 


• Where do I file for custody?

 

To file for custody contact Onondaga County Family Court at (315) 671-1200.

 


• What court do I have to get an order of protection from?

 

Visit the New York State Uniformed Court System website for an explanation on what is an order of protection and the different criteria needed to obtain one from Family, Criminal or Supreme Court.

 

http://nycourts.gov/faq/orderOfProtection.shtml

 

• Where do I find old newspapers?

a. New York State Library Newspaper Project, http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/nysnp/

b. Local Libraries

c. The local newspaper offices

d. A website to locate newspaper publications in Onondaga County is: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/nysnp/134.htm


• Do you have tax records/vouchers?

Tax and assessment records are held by both the town and village, as well as county, officials associated with these functions.

Some additional genealogical sources related to real property are available at the New York State Archives web page at:

http://www.archives.nysed.gov/aindex.shtml.


• Where do I find wills and estates?

Surrogate Court at Courthouse

401 Montgomery Street

Syracuse, New York 13202

(315) 671-2098


What are the designated newspapers for LLC Publication?

       Publication Requirements  click here

The Post Standard (Daily)            315.470.0011

Eagle Newspapers (Weekly)        315.434.8889

Syracuse New Times (Weekly)    315.422.7011

Jewish Press (Weekly)                 718.330.1100

 

 

 

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