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Erie County Probate Court


Inheritance Law > US Probate Courts > New York > Erie County Probate Court

Erie County, New York Probate Court: Erie County Surrogate's Court

Population 919,040
County Seat Buffalo

This page will provide you with the following:

Links to the Erie County probate court's website, the address, a map and a phone number to call to get more information.

You'll also find links to:

  • frequently asked questions about New York probate,
  • probate forms and fees for Erie County,
  • land records office locations for Erie County.

Where to file?

Where do I file a petition for probate in Erie County, New York?

In the New York Court system, probate is handled by the "Surrogate"s Court Courts"

The Surrogate"s Court Court for Erie County:

NAME OF COURT:

Erie County Surrogate's Court

WEB ADDRESS:

http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/8JD/Erie/surrogates/index.shtml

PHONE:

(716) 845-2560

ADDRESS:

92 Franklin St, Buffalo, NY 14202

MAP:

GoogleMap

FAQ/SELF-HELP INFO FOR PROBATE

STATE INFO

New York Courts Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.nycourts.gov/courthelp/WhenSomeoneDies/probate.shtml

COUNTY INFO

Erie County Court Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/8JD/Erie/surrogates/faqs.shtml

FORMS & FEES

STATE

New York Probate Forms, for use in all of New York

New York Probate Forms:

https://www.nycourts.gov/forms/surrogates/probate.shtml

COUNTY-SPECIFIC

Additional Local Probate Forms specifcally for Erie County court

Erie County Probate Forms:

http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/8JD/Erie/surrogates/forms.shtml

 

Erie County PROBATE FEES:

Erie County, New York probate fees information:

http://www.nycourts.gov/forms/filingfees.shtml

Erie County Probate Fees Page:

http://www.nycourts.gov/forms/surrogates/pdfs/feeschedule.pdf

LAND RECORDS

Where can I check county land records?

In order to transfer ownership of real property after someone dies, you need to find the last recorded property deed. A county land records office is the place to research and request such deeds.

STATE LAND RECORDS OFFICE

http://www.nysac.org/

COUNTY LAND RECORDS OFFICE

http://www2.erie.gov/clerk/index.php?q=land-record-fees

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