Please note the clerks at the courthouses cannot accept papers filed for the purposed of commencing an action or special proceeding. Papers improperly filed with the clerks at the courthouses will be returned to the litigant. Additionally, the RJI must be filed with the county clerk’s office the courthouse clerks will not accept copies of the RJI without the County Clerk’s certification that the filing fee has been paid. The County Clerk requests that the RJI and fee not be accompanied by papers for submission to the court. Please include a self-addressed envelope in your order to expedite the return of the RJI receipt.