Helpful Information*

We are often asked by families about probating a will. Families can obtain an informative booklet put out by the Passaic County, NJ Surrogate's Court by calling (973) 881-4760.

As convenience to Passaic County, NJ residents, Surrogate Court sessions are held in the evenings.

The following is taken from the Surrogate's Court  Information Booklet:

"The Surrogate, in keeping with the desire to render convenient, complete and helpful service to the people of Passaic County, has established a schedule of night court sessions.

The purpose of the night court is to afford residents of the County an opportunity to avail themselves of the services of the Surrogate within the specified and adjacent communities, often avoiding the need to take time off during the day from their employment.

Each night court session will be held on Tuesday evenings from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. at the following locations throughout the year, unless the date falls on a legal holiday or severe weather conditions prevail."

Questions regarding the proper procedure to follow are most welcome. Call (973) 881-4760.

Passaic County, NJ Schedule of Night Court Sessions:

First Tuesday of the month:  West Milford, Hillcrest Community Center, 1810 Macopin Road.

Second Tuesday of the month:  Clifton, City Hall, 900 Clifton Avenue.

Third Tuesday of the month:  Wayne Township Municipal Building, 475 Valley Road

Fourth Tuesday of the month:  Hawthorne, Borough Hall, 445 Lafayette Avenue.

*The above information is published by permission of the Passaic County, NJ Surrogate's Court.


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