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Morris County, New Jersey Probate Court: Morris County Surrogate Court

Population 492,276
County Seat Morristown

This page will provide you with the following:

Links to the Morris 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 Morris County,
  • land records office locations for Morris County.

Where to file?

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

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

The Superior Court for Morris County:

NAME OF COURT:

Morris County Surrogate Court

WEB ADDRESS:

Website Link

PHONE:

(973) 285-6500

ADDRESS:

Morris County Surrogate Court
Administration & Records Building
5th Floor
10 Court Street
P.O. Box 900
Morristown, NJ 07963-0900

MAP:

GoogleMap

FAQ/SELF-HELP INFO FOR PROBATE

STATE INFO

New Jersey Courts Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.essexsurrogate.com/

COUNTY INFO

Morris County Court Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.morrissurrogate.com/guide.asp

FORMS & FEES

STATE

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

New Jersey Probate Forms

COUNTY-SPECIFIC

Additional Local Probate Forms specifcally for Morris County court

Morris County Probate Forms:

http://www.morrissurrogate.com/forms.asp

 

Morris County PROBATE FEES:

Morris County, New Jersey Probate Fees Information:

New Jersey Probate Fees URL

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

https://morriscountyclerk.org/index.php/about-us/records/

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