Putnam Surrogate's Court

Putnam Surrogate's Court


Historic Courthouse
44 Gleneida Avenue
Carmel, NY 10512

Phone: 845-208-7860
Fax: 845 - 431-1936



Hon. Anthony R. Mole
Hon. Joseph J. Spofford


Clerk's Office


Chief Clerk
Irene Muller

Deputy Chief Clerk
Kristina Nilaj




Surrogates court is open to accept filing; new filings (for new cases) and additional filings for existing cases. AO 115/20 https://www.nycourts.gov/whatsnew/pdf/AO-115-20.pdf provides for the easing of restrictions and allows for the filing of new matters and additional filings in existing matters in the 9th JD effective May 27, 2020

Depending on the court access can be by NYSCEF, EDDS or mail for initial filings, and thereafter by NYSCEF or EDDS or paper depending on the status of the filer.


Court Hours of Operation

Fees/Forms and Instructions

Alternative Dispute Resolution


General Information

ADA: The Courthouse is ADA accessible and is equipped with appropriate bathrooms and telephones. Contact the court for specific accommodations. ADA Liaisons

Directions: Driving directions

Parking: Parking and handicapped parking are available in the municipal lot.

Putnam Area Rapid Transit
Metro North