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

Population 576,567
County Seat Toms River

This page will provide you with the following:

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

Where to file?

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

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

The Superior Court for Ocean County:

NAME OF COURT:

Ocean County Surrogate Court

WEB ADDRESS:

Website Link

PHONE:

(732) 929-2011

ADDRESS:

118 Washington St, Toms River, NJ 08753

 

MAP:

GoogleMap

FAQ/SELF-HELP INFO FOR PROBATE

STATE INFO

New Jersey Courts Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.essexsurrogate.com/

COUNTY INFO

Ocean County Court Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.co.ocean.nj.us/Surrogates/ContentPage.aspx?ID=833c549e-6ad2-4c5d-ae5f-e577d1c59cd2

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 Ocean County court

Ocean County Probate Forms:

http://www.co.ocean.nj.us/Surrogates/ContentPage.aspx?ID=c02c3055-be98-48ac-a749-8302ff6444a0

 

Ocean County PROBATE FEES:

Ocean County, New Jersey Probate Fees Information:

New Jersey Probate Fees URL

Ocean County Probate Fees Page

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://www.clerk.co.ocean.nj.us/search.htm

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