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Broome County Courts

Surrogate Court

Supreme Courthouse Broome County Surrogate's Court
Broome County Courthouse
P.O. Box 1766
Binghamton, NY 13902
Phone: 607-240-5789

92 Court St.
Binghamton, NY 13901


Hours: Monday through Friday 9:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Closed Saturday, Sunday and Legal Holidays

Local Forms
Statewide Surrogate's Forms

How to Proceed:
Voluntary Administration / Small Estate Affidavit Program

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

Judge's Chambers

Surrogate Court Judge
Hon. David H. Guy

Cindy A. Bales

Principal Court Attorney
Frances C. Bowen

Surrogate Court Chambers
Broome County Courthouse
P.O. Box 1766
Binghamton, NY 13901
Phone: 607-240-5792


Court Clerks

Chief Clerk
Rebecca A. Malmquist

Deputy Chief Clerk
Tracy Allen


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 property of an infant and Article 17A guardianships.

Records dating back to 1806 are on file in Surrogate's Court and are available to the general public.