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Online Court Resources
Resources for the Sussex County Surrogate's Court as well as online resources applicable to courts generally in Sussex County, New Jersey, and resources applicable to all courts in New Jersey.
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Sussex County Estate Records
Search Sussex County estate index by case type, name, and docket number. When a record is located, additional information may be requested by completing and printing an online request form and mailing the form and a $10 fee to the Surrogate's Court.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Legal Opinions
View New Jersey Attorney General formal opinions from 1949 to 2014.
Forms and related information
Sussex County Surrogate's Court Forms
View and download Sussex County Surrogate's Court forms and worksheets.
Legal Forms and Information
View and download legal forms by category, language, type, customer, and number; or search by keyword. Handbooks and guidelines are also available.
Self-Representation Forms and Instructions
View and download civil, criminal, family, child support, probation, Tax Court, appeal, and other forms, kits, and instructions for people who do not have attorneys. General information about self-representation, tips for downloading and filing forms, and links to additional resources are included.
Self help, legal research, general information
Sussex County Surrogate's Court Information
View information about the functions of the Sussex County Surrogate's Court.
Sussex County Surrogate's Court Will Probate Information
View information about will probate in Sussex County Surrogate's Court, with links to the required forms.
Estate Tax Information
View information about New Jersey inheritance and estate taxation.
Search New Jersey court rules by keyword, or browse by table of contents.
Court Seminars and Public Events
View a schedule of legal educational events and seminars by location and topic.
Legal Information and Self Help Resources
Legal Services of New Jersey offers free legal information for self-represented parties about a variety of topics including housing, family, health care, benefits, jobs, debts, disability, immigration, education, taxes, crime, seniors, and courts in general. Search for information by keyword or browse by topic.
Legal Information Publications
Legal Services of New Jersey offers free publications and informational flyers about various legal issues including child abuse and neglect, expunging criminal records, divorce, domestic violence, landlord-tenant and general information about the court process.
Legal Rights and the Court Process
A wide variety of resources are available, including legal information, legal research links, and fact sheets about civil rights. Legal information includes child support, landlord-tenant claims, small claims, violations bureau fine schedules, sentencing guidelines, and court procedure.
New Jersey Laws
Search New Jersey bills, laws, statutes, and Constitution. Information about the legislature and and legislative process is also available.
View information about the Court Ombudsman program, which answers questions about how the court system works and seeks to improve patron customer service. Contact information for your local Ombudsman, a link to public events, and a customer satisfaction survey are included.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Complaints About Attorneys
The New Jersey Judiciary Office of Attorney Ethics provides information about filing a grievance against an attorney, answers to frequently asked questions, and online access to attorney discipline records since 1990. Information about the fee arbitration process to resolve disputes over attorney fees is also provided.
Complaints About Judges
The Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct provides instructions for filing a complaint about a judge, and searchable records of disciplinary actions against judges by judge or keyword.
Legal Services of New Jersey offers free civil legal assistance to low-income residents. A statewide toll-free number and online request form, contact information for local offices in each county, and special statewide projects are included.
Volunteer Lawyers for Justice offers free civil legal assistance to low-income residents. Contacts, case types, and descriptions of programs and legal clinics are included.