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Union County Surrogate Hudak Announces Expansion of Westfield Office Hours

Union County Surrogate Christopher Hudakis proud to announce the Surrogate’s Court Office in Westfield will be expanding hours for probate and administration services. This expansion is part of the Surrogate Hudak’s 2024 initiatives, aimed at enhancing accessibility for Union County residents.

“The Westfield Office has proved both convenient and popular among county residents,” said Union County Surrogate Christopher Hudak. “We are shifting operating hours and tripling appointment capacity to meet the demand of the public.”

Starting June 3, 2024, appointments-only service will be offered at the Westfield Office on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. The office is located in the County’s Colleen Fraser Building, 300 North Avenue East. Residents can conveniently schedule probate and administration appointments through the Surrogate’s Office website,,  or by contacting the Elizabeth office directly at 908-527-4280. The office hours are from 8:30am to 4:00pm, and the last appointment will be accepted at 3:15pm.

“Probate and administration services are essential for families experiencing loss. By expanding service in Westfield, our staff can make assistance with these emotional processes more straightforward and easier to access.”

Residents may now book new appointments. The launch of the Westfield office is part of an ongoing effort to modernize and increase accessibility to Surrogate’s Court services. The Surrogate looks forward to advancing the mission of ensuring efficient probate and administration procedures for all Union County residents.