New York County Law
Sec. § 922
Judgment Docket in Office of County Clerk of New York County


§ 922. Judgment docket in office of county clerk of New York county.

1.

The judgment dockets shall be kept by the county clerk of New York county in two separate sets of books, one set to be designated and used for judgments against individuals including all individual members of a copartnership or of a firm doing business under a firm name or style and the other set to be designated and used for judgments against corporations including joint stock companies, copartnerships or firm names or styles under which businesses are conducted; and each set of such judgment dockets must have a separate volume or volumes for each letter of the alphabet and each judgment docket book shall have its letters, and the year or years of its entries plainly marked on its back and cover and on every page.

2.

Each volume of the judgment dockets for judgments against individuals shall contain the names of those judgment debtors whose last names begin with the letter marked on its cover. Each such volume shall also have an alphabetical marginal page index for a further alphabetical breakdown of the names included therein. The marginal page index may show each letter of the alphabet in order and, in such event, a page of such judgment docket may contain the names of those judgment debtors whose first names begin with the letter or whose first initial is the letter marked on the marginal index for that page; and there shall be at the back of each of such volumes blank pages not indexed which shall contain the names of those judgment debtors whose first names or initials are stated in the title of the action to be unknown or fictitious.

3.

Each volume of the judgment dockets for judgments against corporations shall contain the names of those judgment debtors the first letter or initial of whose names as it appears, following the prefixed articles “A”, “An” or “The”, is the letter marked on its cover. Each such volume may have an alphabetical marginal page index for a further alphabetical breakdown of the names included therein.

4.

The number of the action and the year in which it was begun shall be entered as part of the entry of every judgment.
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