Schuyler County Courts

Surrogate's Court

County Court Chambers
Schuyler County Courthouse
105 9th St., Unit 35
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Phone: 607-228-3351
Fax: 646-963-6590


Judges' Chambers

Hon. Matthew C. Hayden

Alicia Kurcoba

Court Attorney
Elizabeth Reiter

Schuyler County Courthouse
105 9th St. Unit 35
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Phone: 607-228-3355
Fax: 646-963-6590


Schuyler County Court House

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



Court Clerk's Office

Chief Clerk
Jack Miller


E-Filing Protocols


The Surrogate's Court is established in every county and has jurisdiction over actions and proceedings of decedents, including the probate of wills, intestate estates, small estates, ancillary proceedings, disputed claims, discovery proceedings, accountings, compromise and settlement of wrongful death actions, guardianships of the person and/or property of an infant and Article 17A guardianships, as well as adoptions.

Surrogate's Court filing fees are set by Law to be collected by the Clerk of the Court on the filing of applications requesting relief (petitions). The minimum filing fee is $45.00. The maximum is $l,250.00. See Section 2402 SCPA.


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