COVID-19 Update

Out of abundance of caution and for the protection of the Essex County community and employees, our office is closed to the public until further notice. If you have any questions please call us at 973-621-4901.

All searches must be done via mail by utilizing the NJ Judiciary Record Request Form. The cost per search is $10.00. Please include a check or money order payable to the Surrogate of Essex County.

Contact

Essex County Surrogate's Court
Hall of Records, Room 206
465 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Newark, NJ 07102

973-621-4901
Fax: 973-621-2647

Surrogate

Alturrick Kenney
973-621-4901

Deputy Surrogate

Devero McDougal, Esq., CPA
973-621-4901

Chief Probate

Evelyn Rivera
973-621-4912

Senior Probate
(Minors’ Trust Accounts)

Joanne Konsoulis
973-621-4911

Superior Court Clerk

Tara Wilson
973-621-4907

Bilingual Clerk-Adoptions

Sara Montiel
973-621-4751

Hours

Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Saturday – Sunday
Closed