Surrogate's Court

Location & Hours

Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street - 2nd floor
Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: 716-845-2560
Fax: 716-845-7565

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The court is closed on all state holidays.

 

Updates from the Court

Update from Erie County Surrogate’s Court
May 18, 2017

Update from Erie County Surrogate’s Court
April 17, 2017

 

E-Filing

E-Filing Training handout material

NYS Courts Electronic Filing (NYSCEF)

Court Staff

Honorable Acea M. MoseySurrogate's Court Judge
Honorable Acea M. Mosey
Phone: 716-845-2560
amosey@nycourts.gov


Chief Clerk
Kathleen A. Downing, Esq.
Phone: 716-845-2568
Fax: 716-845-7565
kdowning@nycourts.gov

Chief Court Attorney
Joseph A. Shifflett, Esq.
Phone: 716-845-9454
Fax: 716-845-7564
jshiffle@nycourts.gov

Deputy Chief Clerk
Jamila A. Lee, Esq.
Phone: 716-845-2572
Fax: 716-845-7565
jalee@nycourts.gov

 

Departments

Main Number
Phone: 716-845-2560
Fax: 716-845-7565

General Information
Phone: 716-845-2599
Fax: 716-845-7566

Guardianship Department
Phone: 716-845-2124
Fax: 716-845-7567

Adoption Department
Phone: 716-845-2564

Court Records
Phone: 716-845-2583

Part 36 Clerk
Phone: 716-845-2565