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
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

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

Surrogate'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