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Jefferson County Surrogate's Court

Address & Phone

Jefferson County Court Complex
163 Arsenal Street
Watertown, NY 13601

Phone: 315-785-3019
Fax: 315-266-4771


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


From Interstate 81, take Exit 45 (Arsenal Street) East toward “Public Square.” At the 7th traffic light the Jefferson County Court Complex will be on your right.

Chief Clerk I
Dawn E. Bast


Surrogate's Court Judge
Hon. Peter A. Schwerzmann
Phone: 315-785-3019
Fax: 315-785-5194