Welcome to the Monmouth County Surrogate’s Court
"My primary goal is to help you, especially when you are grieving the loss of a loved one"
- Maureen T. Raisch, Monmouth County Surrogate Judge

The Surrogate's Court is a court of limited jurisdiction that handles matters dealing with probate, administration of estates, guardianship and adoption as well as oversees assets of minors under its jurisdiction for Monmouth County residents.


You can now file online using eFile.
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The main office is open for in-person meetings Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Located at the Hall of Records, One East Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728.

Satellite offices are by appointment only on limited days.  Please call the main office for details at
(732) 431-7330. 

Please be advised that our offices are closed for holidays.  *See holiday schedule here*

The Monmouth County Surrogate's Court does not give legal advice.
Consulting of an attorney is always advised.


 Superior Court Estate and Guardianship Matters

Please contact us by email scprobatepart@co.monmouth.nj.us or call (732) 431-7330 


Main Office
Mail all documents to the main office only.

Monmouth County Surrogate Court
Hall of Records
One East Main Street
Freehold, NJ 07728

Phone: 732-431-7330
Fax: 732-303-7656
Email: Surrogate@co.monmouth.nj.us
Email Contact information for the Superior Court Staff: scprobatepart@co.monmouth.nj.us

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Please arrive no later than 3:30 p.m.

Please note that our offices will be closed for the holidays.
You can view our holiday schedule by clicking on the following link: HERE

                 2024 Monmouth County Surrogate Court staff



Online Probate Index Search

Do you want to search for a probated estate?  Estates are indexed in the Monmouth County Surrogate Court from 1991 to the present.  Please use link below: 

Online Probate Index Search 

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