For Immediate Release: December 12, 2012
Contact: Sebastian D’Elia
Maritza Maseda


The Office of the Union County Surrogate Moves Probate Hours from Rahway to Linden

Elizabeth, NJ –Union County Surrogate, James S. La Corte is pleased to announce that County residents will now be able to handle probate matters at the new Linden Public Library located at 31 East Henry Street in Linden. Services are to be provided on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at this location by appointment only.

All relevant information pertaining to the estate must be received by the Surrogates Office prior to scheduling an appointment. A list of required information can be found online at www.ucnj.org/surrogate-information-sheet.

The hours at the new site begin 5:30pm, and appointments can be scheduled by contacting the Surrogate’s office at 908-527-4280. For the benefit of County residents evening hours are also available at the following locations:

Cranford
THE FIRST MONDAY OF EACH MONTH
Cranford Community Center
220 Walnut Avenue
Cranford, New Jersey

Union
THE THIRD WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH
Union Township Municipal Building
1976 Morris Avenue
Union, New Jersey

Summit
THE FOURTH THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH
Summit City Hall
512 Springfield Avenue
Summit, New Jersey


The Union County Surrogate keeps County residents informed on matters of estate planning, probating wills, and guardianship accounts.  Their main office is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and is located on the Second Floor of  the Union County Court House, on 2 Broad St in Elizabeth.

For additional information, or to find out about other services available through the Surrogate’s office, contact them directly at 908-527-4280 or visit them online at www.ucnj.org/surrogate.