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. 

Probating a Will or Administering an Estate


You can now file online using eProbate.
Learn more and begin the eProbate process here.  



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*

Main Office

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

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*No appointment necessary. Last person accepted at 3:30 p.m.*
**All documents should be sent to the main office, not the Satellite Offices.**

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

     2023 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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