Need to translate the whole page? Select your language below.¿Necesita traducir toda la página? Seleccione su idioma a continuación.
Need to translate a document? Click the button below, then click on the document to load a translated version.¿Necesita traducir un documento? Haga clic en el botón de abajo, luego haga clic en el documento.
The objectives of the Cumberland County Surrogate's Office is to carry out the statutory functions in accordance with Title 3B of the New Jersey Statutes. We will continue the same public service that has become a model in other Surrogate's offices in the state, with cooperation and compassion to clients who require our services at a most difficult time in their lives. We will continue to maintain the professional relationship that we have with the attorneys and all who appear in this office.
In order to provide the most efficient service to our constituents, we are urging everyone to please contact the Surrogate's Court before coming to the Courthouse. There are certain documents that are necessary to complete the Probate process. By phoning our main number of 856-453-4800 we can detail what is needed to Probate an Estate. We can receive your information by several methods and prepare your documents. By contacting our office prior to coming to the Courthouse you can usually save yourself an unnecessary trip. After receiving all the necessary information we will prepare your Probate documents and set up an appointment for you to sign and receive your Probate papers.
Check or cash and a photo ID are necessary at that time.
For Assistance: Attorneys, Litigants and the public may contact the Surrogate's Court as follows:
Mail: 60 West Broad St
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Cumberland County Court House
60 W. Broad Street, Suite A-111
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Phone: (856) 453-4800
Fax: (856) 451-7356
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Please call for an appointment and further information.
Appointment hours are 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM and 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM.
Duties of an Executor or Administrator