What is a Surrogate?

A surrogate is a judicial officer, elected by the people, having jurisdiction over the probate of wills, the administration of estates, and more.

Surrogate John Pecoraro was first elected to serve the citizens of Morris County in 1994. Each term of office is five years. The full title of the office is “Judge of the Surrogate Court.”

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Watch Focus on Morris County featuring John Pecoraro on Morris County’s YouTube channel.

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