Losing a loved one can be overwhelming, especially for the person selected to handle the affairs of the decedent. The Surrogate Court will guide you through the necessary procedure of Probate or Administration with sensitivity, professionalism and respect.
Follow the instructions on our website, contact us directly, or contact your estate attorney to start the procedure.
Although this general information may not suffice for every situation, it does provide a good starting point. Be confident that the Surrogate Court is here to serve you.
The Surrogate Court will be closed on Friday, August 4th for office maintenance and repairs. However, Court staff will be available to provide limited services. Please call our office at 973-579-0920.
3 High Street, Suite 1, Newton, New Jersey 07860 (In the Historic Sussex County Court House) Phone (973)579-0920 Fax (973)579-0909
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