New YorkNew York has specialized Surrogate Courts having jurisdiction over adoption and estate matters. Family Courts have jurisdiction over guardianship and juvenile matters.
Judicial District Surrogate Court Website by Counties Served
1 New York
2 Kings/Brooklyn
Richmond
3 Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Schoharie, Sullivan & Ulster
4 Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, St. Lawrence, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren & Washington
5 Jefferson
Onandaga
6 Delaware
Cortland
Madison
Tioga
7 Cayuga
Monroe
8 Niagara
Erie
9 Dutchess
10 Nassau
Suffolk
11 Queens
12 Bronx