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Change in Evening Hours for the Surrogate in Summit

The Summit City Council revised the City’s meeting room use policy after normal business hours during their public meeting and The Surrogate, James S. LaCorte has announced that in an agreement with the City of Summit he will conduct evening hours on the 4th Tuesday of each month at Summit City Hall in the small conference room on the second floor.  The normally scheduled 4th Thursday of the month is no longer available.

The Surrogate would like to remind everyone that the same instructions apply.  Paperwork should be submitted to his office no later than 48 hours prior to the appointment which, would include:  the will, death certificate, and information sheet.  If there is no will the assets of the estate should be listed separately, valued and identified with an account or identification number.

If you have any questions you may call the office at 908-527-4280 between 8:30 and 4:30 Monday – Friday.