Surrogate's Court Mediation

What is Surrogate's (sometimes called "Probate") Court?  According to the NYS Unified Court System, "The Surrogate's Court hears cases involving the affairs of decedents, including the probate of wills and the administration of estates. "  Surrogate's Court mediation is designed to assist individuals resolve contested probate/surrogate's court matters.  Types of matters to be mediated include:

  • Administrative Proceedings;

  • Accounting Proceedings;

  • Guardianship Proceedings. 


A specially trained mediator familiar with Surrogate's Court's practices and terminologies, coupled with special training in mediating disputes, will be assigned to your case.