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Onondaga County Surrogate's Court

Address & Phone

Onondaga County Courthouse
401 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Phone: 315-671-2100
Fax: 315-671-1162


Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Court Terms & Holidays

Public parking is available near the courthouse for a daily rate. A limited number of metered handicap parking spaces are available on the street. See the Downtown Public Parking Map.

ADA Accessibility:
Building entrance is accessible. Contact court for specific accommodations.

From North/South: Take Route 81S, exit at Harrison St. Take Harrison St., turn right on State St.
From West: Take 690 E, exit at West Genesee St. Take West Genesee (turns into James St.), turn right on Montgomery St.
From East: Take 690 W, exit at Townsend St., turn right on Erie Blvd., then left on State St.

Public bus service (Centro) is available.

Courthouse Services:
Child Drop In Center (1st floor). Vending machines are located in the 1st floor lobby.

Chief Clerk IV
Ellen S. Weinstein, Esq.

Deputy Chief Clerk IV
Mary Ellen Sofinski

Surrogate Court Judge
Hon. Ava. S. Raphael
Phone: 315-671-2098
Fax: 315-671-1162