News & Events

Morris Surrogate Launches Fully Remote Online Service with eProbate

Fully Remote Services Now Available for Morris County Residents Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling, is proud to announce the Surrogate’s Court has now added eProbate service as an option for Morris County residents to complete the probate process. Residents with mobility issues can now complete the process from the comfort of their homes or offices, … Read more

Surrogate Celebrates National Adoption Day

Surrogate Heather Darling, Hon. Michael Wright and Others to Join Virtual Ceremony Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling will join the Morris Vicinage of the Superior Court of New Jersey to celebrate National Adoption Day on Friday, November 20th at 9:00 a.m. in a virtual courtroom on zoom. The virtual courtroom will open at 8:45 a.m. … Read more

Morris County Surrogate Salutes Veterans

Morristown, NJ – Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling today called for all Morris County residents to join her in a moment of silence to pay respect to America’s veterans and their families, as we honor them this Veterans Day, November 11th. “I am grateful to our veterans for their service and sacrifices on behalf of … Read more

Morris County’s Surrogate Session to Focus on Alzheimer’s Disease

Surrogate Darling Will host Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter in Third Surrogate’s Session Morristown, NJ – In recognition of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and Family Care Givers Month this November, Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling will dedicate her monthly Surrogate’s Session to how to help people burdened by the disease and offer caregivers and … Read more

Morris County Surrogate’s Office Online Education and Awareness Sessions

Surrogate Darling’s Virtual Briefings Continue Morristown, NJ – Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling is continuing the series of virtual “Surrogate’s Sessions” she launched last month, with the second session entitled, “What should an Executor Know.” The “Surrogate’s Session” is scheduled for October 23rd at Noon (12:00 P.M).  Anyone interested in joining must please register for … Read more

Surrogate Darling Reopens the Morris County Surrogate’s Office for In-Person Appointments

Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling today announced that, effective Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, the Morris County Surrogate’s Office will begin accepting appointments for in-person probate in our newly designed COVID-19 compliant probate rooms. No walk-in appointments will be permitted and all appointments must be scheduled in advance by calling the Morris County Surrogate’s Office at … Read more

Morris County Surrogate Darling Resumes Public Appearances

Surrogate & Deputy Surrogate Spoke to Morris County Funeral Directors Association Morris County Surrogate Heather J. Darling and Deputy Surrogate Christopher Luongo were guest speakers at the Morris County Funeral Directors Association meeting in Randolph last night. Surrogate Darling spoke about the Surrogate’s Court and her efforts to update and modernize operations since taking office … Read more

Morris County Surrogate’s Office to Offer Online Education and Awareness Sessions

The Morris County Surrogate’s Court is proud to announce that it will offer the first of a continuing series of “Surrogate’s Sessions” in a virtual format starting in September 2020. The Surrogate Sessions are designed to provide Morris County residents with information on pertinent topics related to wills, estates, trusts, and probate matters. They will … Read more

Assemblywoman DeCroce Joins Surrogate Darling in Demanding a Definitive Date on the Reinstatement of Employment Programs for People with Disabilities

Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling was joined by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce (NJ-26) in demanding that Governor Phil Murphy provide a definitive date on when the state will reinstate employment programs for people with disabilities. Gov. Phil Murphy’s order on September 2nd to restore programs that employed thousands of individuals with disabilities until they were shut … Read more

Morris County Surrogate Urges Governor Murphy and Labor Commissioner to Re-Open Employment Programs for Individuals With Disabilities

Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling has written a letter urging Governor Phil Murphy, who ran for office on a platform of “improving the lives of people with disabilities” as a top priority; and Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL), to restore programs that employed thousands of individuals … Read more