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

Population 1,585,873
County Seat New York

This page will provide you with the following:

Links to the New York 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 New York County,
  • land records office locations for New York County.

Where to file?

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

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

The Surrogate"s Court Court for New York County:

NAME OF COURT:

Surrogate's Court, New York County

WEB ADDRESS:

Website Link

PHONE:

(646) 386-5000

ADDRESS:

Surrogate's Court
New York County (Manhattan)
31 Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007

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

New York County Court Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/nyc/surrogates/faqs.shtml

FORMS & FEES

STATE

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

New York Probate Forms

COUNTY-SPECIFIC

Additional Local Probate Forms specifcally for New York County court

New York County Probate Forms:

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

 

New York County PROBATE FEES:

New York County, New York Probate Fees Information:

New York Probate Fees URL

New York County Probate Fees Page

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/

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