Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert

New York State courts are open and offering limited in-person assistance for health and safety reasons.

Some courts are holding virtual hearings by video or phone. If your case is going to be heard virtually, the court will contact you to let you know.

For the most up-to-date information on court operations, check the Surrogate's Court website.

For visitor screening and safety rules and other COVID-19 information, visit the NYCOURTS website. You can also call the Coronavirus Hotline at (833) 503-0447.

Surrogate court handles cases involving:

  • Wills
  • Estates
  • Property of deceased persons
  • Adoptions and guardianships
  • Wrongful death

Learn more about the Surrogate's Court.

Download Surrogate's Court forms.

You can get more information on the Surrogate Court in the Bronx.

Online

Visit the Bronx Surrogate Court's website.

By Phone

  • Agency: New York Courts
  • Division: Bronx Surrogate Court
  • Address: 851 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY, 10451
  • Phone Number: (718) 618-2300
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

You can get more information on the Surrogate Court in Brooklyn.

  • Agency: New York Courts
  • Division: Brooklyn Surrogate Court
  • Address: 2 Johnson Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11201
  • Phone Number: (347) 404-9700
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

You can get more information on the Surrogate Court in Manhattan.

Online

Visit the Manhattan Surrogate Court's website.

By Phone

  • Agency: New York Courts
  • Division: Manhattan Surrogate Court
  • Address: 31 Chambers Street, New York, NY, 10007
  • Phone Number: (646) 386-5000
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

You can get more information on the Surrogate Court in Queens.

Online

Visit the Queens Surrogate Court's website.

By Phone

  • Agency: New York Courts
  • Division: Queens Surrogate Court
  • Address: 88-11 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica, NY, 11435
  • Phone Number: (718) 298-0500
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

You can get more information on the Surrogate Court in Staten Island.

Online

Visit the Staten Island Surrogate Court's website.

By Phone

  • Agency: New York Courts
  • Division: Staten Island Surrogate Court
  • Address: 18 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY, 10301
  • Phone Number: (718) 675-8503
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Courts are closed on the following holidays in 2021:​

DateHoliday
Friday, January 1New Year's Day
Monday, January 18Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Friday, February 12Lincoln's Birthday
Monday, February 15Presidents Day
Monday, May 31Memorial Day
Friday, June 18Juneteenth (Observed)
Monday, July 5Independence Day (Observed)
Monday, September 6Labor Day
Monday, October 11Columbus Day
Tuesday, November 2Election Day
Thursday, November 11Veterans Day
Thursday, November 25Thanksgiving Day
Friday, December 24Christmas Day (Observed)
Friday, December 31New Year's Day (Observed)