The Surrogate's Court exists in every county in the State and handles all matters, relating to wills, estates and property of deceased persons. Surrogate's Court also handles guardianships of an infant, under the age of 18 or of a mentally retarded or incapacitated adult. (585) 815-7817. Fax number (585) 344-8517.
Surrogate Court now accepts credit cards. For an application for authorization click here (pdf 29 kb).