Judgment Docket

Judgment Docket

A list under which judicial orders of a particular court are recorded by a clerk or other designated officer to be available for inspection by the public.

A judgment docket serves an important function by providing parties interested in learning of the existence of a judgment or a lien on property to enforce a judgment with access to such information. The recording of a judgment in a judgment docket is considered official notice to all parties of its existence. The rules of procedure of the particular court govern the maintenance of the judgment docket.

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New York court dockets that are now accessible through CourtLink on Westlaw include New York City Judgment docket and Lien Books (NY-JL-DOCK), New York County Clerk Records (NY-CTYCKDOCK), and New York Supreme Court Civil Cases (NY-SC-DOCK).
They include City Judgment Docket and Lien Books, New York County Clerk Records, and New York Supreme Court Civil Cases.