Office of Court Administration

Surrogate's Court of the County of New York: Revenue Collection Practices

The Surrogate's Court of New York County serves the borough of Manhattan. We examined the Court's revenue collection practices and found that improvements are needed. For example, cash handling duties are not separated among different employees and cash register transactions are not adequately controlled. We also found that certain fees were not collected in a timely manner.

For a complete copy of Report 97-S-16 click here.
For a copy of the 90-day response click here.