New York Probate Court Resources

New York

New 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