Index of probate records (wills) now searchable online
Index of probate records now searchable online
Looking for information on a will? Now you can use the Internet to search the Index of Probate Records at the Monmouth County Surrogate's Office.
Types of searches that can be conducted online include: estates where there is a will;administrations (estates with no will); affidavits of surviving spouse (estates under $20,000 with no will); and affidavits of next of kin (estates under $10,000 with no will). The index covers the years 1991 to the present.
Records available for viewing in the Surrogate's Records Room in the Hall of Records include those involving estates, such as wills, inventories, and accountings; guardianships of incapacitated persons; pre-1940 adoption records, and Orphan's Court minutes. .