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Overview


Surrogate's Court, NY CountyThe Surrogate's Court hears cases involving the affairs of decedents, including the probate of wills and the administration of estates. It also handles adoptions.


 

Surrogate Court Locations

New York County (Manhattan)

Hon. Nora S. Anderson
Hon. Rita Mella
31 Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007

Chief Clerk
Diana Sanabria
646-386-5000

Deputy Chief Clerk
Jana Cohn

Bronx County

Hon. Nelida Malavé-Gonzalez
12th Judicial District
851 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451

Chief Clerk
Elix R. Madera-Fliegelman
718-618-2300

Deputy Chief Clerk
Vacant

Queens County

Hon. Peter J. Kelly
88-11 Sutphin Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11435

Chief Clerk
James Lim Becker
718-298-0500

Deputy Chief Clerk
Janet Tucker

Kings County (Brooklyn)

Hon. Margarita Lopez Torres
Hon. Harriet L. Thompson
2 Johnson Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

E-Filing Directions 

Acting Chief Clerk
Patricia Halsey
347-404-9700

Administration: 347-404-9690
Probate: 347-404-9670

Richmond County (Staten Island)

Hon. Matthew J. Titone
18 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301

Chief Clerk
Ronald M. Cerrachio
718-675-8500

Deputy Chief Clerk
Jane E. Stilwell