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Probate Court Info for Essex County, New Jersey


Essex County, New Jersey Probate Court: Essex County Surrogate's Court

Population 783,969
County Seat Newark

This page will provide you with the following:

Links to the Essex County probate court's website, the address, a map and a phone number to call to get more information.

You'll also find links to:

  • frequently asked questions about New Jersey probate,
  • probate forms and fees for Essex County,
  • land records office locations for Essex County.

Where to file?

Where do I file a petition for probate in Essex County, New Jersey?

In the New Jersey Court system, probate is handled by the "Superior Courts"

The Superior Court for Essex County:

NAME OF COURT:

Essex County Surrogate's Court

WEB ADDRESS:

http://www.essexsurrogate.com/

PHONE:

973-621-4900

ADDRESS:

Essex County Surrogate's Court
Hall of Records, Room 206
465 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd. 
Newark, NJ  07102

MAP:

GoogleMap

FAQ/SELF-HELP INFO FOR PROBATE

STATE INFO

New Jersey Courts Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.essexsurrogate.com/

COUNTY INFO

Essex County Court Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.essexsurrogate.com/index.php/component/content/article/10-general-information/44-all-faq

FORMS & FEES

STATE

New Jersey Probate Forms, for use in all of New Jersey

New Jersey Probate Forms:

http://www.essexsurrogate.com/index.php/download-forms/probate-all

COUNTY-SPECIFIC

Additional Local Probate Forms specifcally for Essex County court

Essex County Probate Forms:

http://www.essexsurrogate.com/index.php/download-forms/probate-all

 

Essex County PROBATE FEES:

Essex County, New Jersey probate fees information:

Essex County Probate Fees Page:

http://www.essexsurrogate.com/index.php/fees

LAND RECORDS

Where can I check county land records?

In order to transfer ownership of real property after someone dies, you need to find the last recorded property deed. A county land records office is the place to research and request such deeds.

STATE LAND RECORDS OFFICE

http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~natalieb/clerks.htm

COUNTY LAND RECORDS OFFICE

http://www1.njcountyrecording.com/NJCR/Essex.aspx

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