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THE HUNTERDON COUNTY
SURROGATE'S COURT

Surrogate's Seal
RECORD KEEPERS SINCE 1804
SUSAN J. HOFFMAN, HUNTERDON COUNTY SURROGATE
65 Park Avenue - PO Box 2900 - Flemington, NJ 08822-2900
Directions to Office
Hours: Monday - Friday 7:45 - 5:15
908-788-1156 * Fax (908)788-1586
surrogate@co.hunterdon.nj.us

 


 

FEE SCHEDULE FOR SERVICES
(PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 22A:2-30 and other Statutes as so provided)

WILLS
Probate (2 page Will) includes 1 certificate $100.00
each additional page of Will $ 5.00
Codicil - 1 page $25.00
each additional page of Codicil $ 5.00
Notice of Probate (per page) $ 5.00
Renunciation $ 5.00
Will filed Not Probated $10.00 first Two Pages
$5.00 Each Additional Page
$ 5.00 Letter
$ 5.00 Death Certificate
Successor Executor (includes 1 certificate) -
Trust $50.00
Caveat (filing or withdrawing) $25.00
Rule to Bar Creditors (fee does not include printing fee) $60.00

 

ADMINISTRATION
Administration (includes 1 certificate) $125.00
Affidavit in Lieu of Administration by Surviving Spouse Not to Exceed $20,000.00 - $ 5.00 per $100.00
Consent - $ 5.00
Authorization - $ 5.00
Death certificate - $ 5.00
not to exceed - $50.00
Affidavit in Lieu of Administration by Next of Kin Not to Exceed $10,000.00 - $5.00 per $100.00
Consent - $ 5.00
Authorization - $ 5.00
Death Certificate - $ 5.00
not to exceed - $50.00
Substituted Administration (includes 1 certificate) $125.00
Temporary Administration (includes 1 certificate) -
Administration C.T.A. (2 page Will, includes 1 certificate) $100.00
Substituted Administration C.T.A. (includes 1 certificate) -
Administration Ad Prosequendum (includes 1 certificate) $50.00

 

ADOPTION
Filing fee for complaint (one child per complaint) $175.00

 

GUARDIANSHIP
Guardianship (includes 1 certificate) $50.00
Guardianship (with deposit of funds, includes 1 certificate) $50.00
Filing of Informal Accounting (per page) $ 5.00
Withdrawals from Intermingled Minors Account:
Up to and including $500.00 $20.00
$501.00 up to and including $1,000.00 $25.00
$1,001.00 up to and including $5,000.00 $30.00
$5001.00 up to and including $10,001.00 $35.00
$10,001.00 up to and including $25,000.00 $40.00
$25,001.00 up to and including $50,000.00 $60.00
In excess of $50,000.00 $100.00
Charge of $10.00 whenever application is denied

 

MISCELLANEOUS
Certificates (all types, Probate, Administration, Guardianship, ect.) $ 5.00
Certificate validated within One year $ 3.00
Certified copy of Will ($5.00 per page plus $5.00 for certificate) $ 5.00
Commission out of State
Commission in State (Surrogate's Court)
$35.00
$10.00
Release and Refunding Bond (first 2 pages) $10.00
Each additional page of release and refunding bond $ 5.00
Disclaimer (first 2 pages) $10.00
Each additional page of disclaimer $ 5.00
Filing and recording of Exemplified Copy of proceeding (per page) $ 5.00
Exemplified copy of Probate (2 pages) for filing in another State $75.00
each additional page $ 5.00
Exemplified copy of Administration proceedings (2 pages) for filing in another State $75.00
each additional page $ 5.00
Filing and recording of all papers not provided for (per page) $ 5.00