1. The Laws of New York
  2. Court Acts
  3. Surrogate's Court Procedure
  4. Article 26: The Surrogate's Court and Its Officers


Section 2611 Other court matters 1

Surrogate's Court Procedure Act (SCP)

Other court matters

  1. Each surrogate may establish and organize within the court such departments and divisions as deemed necessary and advisable to effectively perform the various phases of work of the court including accounting, administration, adoption, guardianship, law, probate, special proceedings and such other departments and divisions as serve the needs of the court.

  2. Each surrogate may assign, reassign and change at pleasure the personnel of the court to one or more departments or divisions of the court and specify the duties and responsibilities of all court personnel.

  3. The court may have such auxiliary services as will serve its purpose and are within its authorized appropriation or otherwise made available to it and may utilize the auxiliary services and agencies available to any court of record.