Fee Schedule for Services

Fees pursuant to N.J.S.A. 22A:2-30 and other Statutes as so provided.  We accept cash, check, or credit (Visa, Mastercard and Discover ).  Checks should be made payable to Hunterdon County Surrogate. 

JEDS (Judiciary Electronic Document Submission)

At this time, the Hunterdon County Surrogate’s Court does not utilize the JEDS System.  
Original pleadings should be delivered to the Surrogate's Court. 
No copies are necessary unless you need filed copies returned to you.  

Probate 2-Page Will $100 (includes 1 certificate) 
+$5 per additional page of will
+$5 per additional certificate
Probate 1-Page Codicil $25
+$5 per additional page of the codicil 
Renunciation of Executor
$5
Notice of Probate$5 per page
Successor Executor $25 + $5 per certificate 
Trust $50 (includes 1 certificate)
+$5 per additional certificate
Caveat (Filing or Withdrawing) $25
Rule to Bar Creditors $60 (fee does not include printing fee) 
Commission (to sign papers outside of Hunterdon County) $35


JEDS (Judiciary Electronic Document Submission)

At this time, the Hunterdon County Surrogate’s Court does not utilize the JEDS System.  
Original pleadings should be delivered to the Surrogate's Court.