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Schuyler County Courts


Surrogate's Court

County Court Chambers
Schuyler County Courthouse
105 9th St., Unit 35
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Phone: 607-535-7144
Fax: 646-963-6590

 

Judges' Chambers

Surrogate
Hon. Dennis J. Morris

Secretary
Barbara L. Weiss

Court Attorney
Elizabeth A. Corley

Schuyler County Courthouse
105 9th St. Unit 35
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Phone: 607-535-7144
Fax: 646-963-6590

 


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

 

Court Clerk's Office

Chief Clerk
Michele Ormsbee

Overview

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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