Surrogate's Court

Location & Hours

Madison County Courthouse
138 North Court Street
P. O. Box 607
Wampsville, NY 13163

Phone: 315-231-5321
Fax: 646-963-6594

Hours of Operation:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Public Access Computer available:
8:45 a.m. and 4:15 p.m.
Monday - Friday
(Closed on State Holidays)

Chief Clerk
Melissa Lopez
Phone: 315-231-5321
Fax: 646-963-6594


Judges' Chambers

Hon. Michael St. Leger

Court Attorney
Gary Bruno

Kelley Ryan

Phone: 315-231-5330
Fax: 212-618-7926


Hon. Rhonda Youngs

Court Attorney
Gemma Rossi

Melaine Birmingham

Phone: 315-231-5336

Madison County Surrogate's Court

All visitors must pass through a magnetometer upon entering the courthouse.



Surrogate's Court has jurisdiction over the affairs of filed, decedent's estate proceedings including those of probate of Last Wills and Testaments, administration proceedings in intestacy (instances in which the decedent dies without having duly executed a Last Will and Testament), small estate and ancillary proceedings, disputed claims, discovery proceedings, accountings, compromise and settlement of wrongful death actions, inter vivos and testamentary trusts. Guardianships of the person and property of infants as well as Article 17A proceedings are also handled through this Court.