N.Y. Real Property Law Section 414
Loss of duplicate certificate


If any duplicate certificate of title is lost or destroyed, the owner of the property or the current grantee with proper certified deeds may file with the registrar a verified petition. Such petition shall conform to the form annexed hereto, which may be made available by the registrar. Upon filing of such petition, the registrar shall issue a new duplicate certificate, which shall contain a memorandum of the fact that it is issued in place and stead of the lost or destroyed certificate, and which shall be entitled to like faith and credit as the original duplicate certificate. Any previously issued owner’s duplicate certificate of title becomes void and invalid. FORM Article 12 Section 414 R.P.L. Petition may only be submitted by the owner, or the current grantee with proper certified deeds submitted simultaneously. ANY FALSE STATEMENT MADE HEREUNDER IS A VIOLATION OF STATE LAW AND MAY SUBJECT THE PERSON TO CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES. -- * * * * * * -- PETITION TO REPLACE LOST OR DESTROYED OWNER’S DUPLICATE CERTIFICATE OF TITLE STATE OF NEW YORK} COUNTY OF } ss.: __________ owner’s name(s) _____________________________________ being duly sworn, deposes and says that he-she-they is/are the Petitioner(s) and reside at ____________________________________________________________ and is/are of legal age; that he-she-they is/are the owner(s) of the following described property ((property description)) under Certificate of Title Number __________________ under the Land Title Registration Law. A thorough and complete search has been made for the Owner’s Duplicate Certificate of Title number _______________. Said Owner’s Duplicate Certificate of Title can not be located. This petition is being made to direct the Registrar of __________________ County, to issue in place and stead, a new Owner’s Duplicate Certificate of Title number __________ in the name(s) of ______________________________________________ with all memorials placed thereon. Upon the filing of this affidavit, I/we realize any previously issued Owner’s Duplicate Certificate of Title becomes void and invalid. _____________________________ LS Petitioner VERIFICATION STATE OF NEW YORK} COUNTY OF } ss.: I/we _________________ name(s) _______________ being sworn, say(s): I/we am/are the Petitioner(s) in the within action: I/we have read the foregoing Petition and know the contents thereof: the same is true to my own knowledge, except as to the matters herein stated to be alleged on information and belief, and as to those matters I/we believe to be true, and have furnished the following proof of identification: _____________________________. __________________________ LS petitioner) Sworn to before me this _________ day of _______________ 19 ____. __________________________ Notary Public

Source: Section 414 — Loss of duplicate certificate, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/RPP/414 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

370
Petition to register title to real property
371
Petitions and proceedings to be in supreme court
372
County clerks and registers to be registrars of title
373
Registrar’s bond
374
Deputy registrars’ powers and duties
375
Compensation of registrars and deputy registrars, official examiners of title, and registration clerks
376
Disposition of fees received by registrar
377
Official examiners of title
378
What owners may apply
379
Contents of petition for registration
380
Official examiner’s report of title
381
Survey, map or plan to be filed
382
Notice of petition and of pendency of proceeding
385
Proceedings upon the petition
386
Form of notice to parties
388
Guardian ad litem
389
Any person interested may appear and defend
390
Title in lands vested
391
Final orders conclusive
392
Fraud
393
Registration of title
394
Certificate of title
395
Title book
396
Duplicate certificate of title
398
Certificate to include dealings pending registration
399
Certificate of title as evidence
400
Rights of owners of registered property
401
Registered property not affected by prescription or adverse possession
402
Fraud
403
Memorial to be carried forward
404
Registered property to remain registered
404‑A
Withdrawal from registration in certain instances
405
Registered property subject to same rights and burdens as unregistered property
406
Transfers of registered property
407
Certificate as to part of property remaining after transfer
409
Filing, entering and indexing papers pursuant to this act
409‑A
Entries in other indexes
410
Notice of filed papers
411
Addresses of interested parties
412
When a transfer is deemed to be registered
413
New certificates of title
414
Loss of duplicate certificate
415
Mortgages, leases and other liens and charges
416
Proceedings to register mortgage, lease or other lien or charge
417
Judgments, decrees, attachments and other liens to be noted on certificate
418
Assignment of mortgage, lease, or other lien or charge
419
Release, discharge or surrender of charge or incumbrance
420
Enforcement of mortgages, charges, liens and incumbrances
421
Powers of attorney to be filed and registered
422
Reference of doubtful matters to the court
423
Death of owner of registered property
423‑A
Form for transfer of property upon death of owner of registered property
424
Transfer on death deed
426
Assurance fund
427
Compensation from assurance fund
428
Action against assurance fund
429
Restrictions on claims against assurance fund
430
Penalties for fraudulent acts or false certificates
431
Forgery and fraudulent stamping
432
Fees to be charged
433
Construction of article
434
Form for official examiner’s report of title
435
Form for certificate of title
436
Termination of title registration procedures

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 414’s source at nysenate​.gov

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