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Nora S. Anderson

Rita Mella

Chief Clerk 
Diana Sanabria

Deputy Chief Clerk
Jana Cohn

General Phone:

Serving the estates of individuals who were domiciled in New York County (Manhattan) at the time of their death.

For estate matters of decedents having been domiciled in any other county, please contact the Surrogate's Court of that county directly.



New York County Surrogate Courthouse

Surrogate's Court
New York County (Manhattan)
31 Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007

Court Calendars

2015 Court CalendarAdobe Acrobat PDF Document

NEW: 2016 Court CalendarAdobe Acrobat PDF Document

Direct Department Contacts

Miscellaneous Dept. / Calendar Clerk 
(To file Affidavits of Service and Applications to Open Safe Deposit Boxes and Sealed Apartments)
Phone: 646-386-5001

Accounting Department 
(Estate and Trust Accountings)
Phone: 646-386-5002

Guardian / Adoption Department 
(Infant / 17A Applications)
Phone: 646-386-5003

Probate Department 
(Decedents leaving a will)
Phone: 646-386-5004

Administration Dept. / Small Estates 
(Decedents leaving no will)
Phone: 646-386-5005

Cashier / Certificates / Certifications 
Phone: 646-386-5006

Records Search & Certifications 
Phone: 646-386-5090

Law Department Reception Area 
Phone: 646-386-5800

Office of the Public Administrator
New York County
(Estates of decedents leaving unknown heirs / Police Property Vouchers)
Phone: 212-788-8430, Room 311
E-mail Address:


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