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The 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's Court, NY County

Surrogate Court Locations

New York County (Manhattan)

Hon. Nora S. Anderson
Hon. Rita Mella
31 Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007
Diana Sanabria
Chief Clerk
Jana Cohn
Deputy Chief Clerk

Bronx County

Hon. Nelida Maláve-González
12th Judicial District
851 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451
Michael P. Hausler
Chief Clerk
Elix R. Madera-Fliegelman
Deputy Chief Clerk

Queens County

Hon. Peter Kelly
88-11 Sutphin Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11435
James Lim Becker
Chief Clerk
Janet Tucker
Deputy Chief Clerk

Kings County (Brooklyn)

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

Doreen A. Quinn
Chief Clerk

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

Richmond County (Staten Island)

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

Ronald M. Cerrachio
Chief Clerk
Jane E. Stilwell
Deputy Chief Clerk

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