Important Information for the Bar and the Public
Effective immediately, all Surrogate’s Court staff are now working exclusively at the County Court building located at 88-11 Sutphin Blvd, Jamaica, NY. In order to ensure the safety of employees and court users in adherence to all current Executive Orders and Public Health Guidelines, restrictions have been established governing personal appearances at the courthouse. Unfortunately, personal appearances at our offices are still not possible.
Additionally, new procedures have been established by the Surrogate’s Court governing the issuance of Citations and Orders to Show Cause; the filing of responses thereto; the submission of documents; conferences; and motion practice.
PLEASE REVIEW THE INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING COVID-19 PROCEDURES BEFORE COMMENCING OR RESPONDING TO ANY MATTER.
88-11 Sutphin Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11435
Hon. Peter J. Kelly
Deputy Chief Clerk
Clerk's Office Phone
If you have any questions concerning the status of a matter, you must email the departments directly.
To request a virtual Clerk Conference
Should you enter the Courthouse
COVID-19 New Procedure - June, 2021
Accessing a deceased person’s sealed residence
The NYS Bar Association has established a Pro Bono program to offer free counsel on certain Surrogate’s Court matters. Please visit their website at https://nysba.org/surrogatescourt for more information.
Any requests for Calendar, Appearance or Adjournment inquires must be sent to the Calendar Clerk at:
or (718) 298-0500.
Any requests sent by FAX will not be processed and will be returned to the sender.