Kings County Surrogate Harriet L. Thompson was suspended on Friday, according to the New York Law Journal.

An acting surrogate will be named to handle the caseload, Lucian Chalfe, the Director of Public Information for the New York State Unified Court System, told the Law Journal. It was not immediately clear from the Law Journal’s report who the acting surrogate will be or when they will begin.
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WebSurrogate, the online document retrieval service for Surrogate’s Courts, relaunched.

The website was originally launched in the spring and quickly taken offline.

According to its website, “WebSurrogate provides information on estate proceedings and other filings within New York State Surrogate’s Courts. WebSurrogate is a free service that allows you to search files, retrieve documents,