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Office of the Surrogate

Miscellaneous Forms

This group of forms are used in transferring items involved in an estate. This would include forms for completing estate work along with information sheets to be filled in and mailed, or sent by facsimile transmission (732-506-5087), to the surrogate's court in order to expedite the preparation of estate papers.

  • 1a. Application for Voluntary Discharge of Executor or Administrator C.T.A.pdf
    This form is used when a Will has been previously probated in the Ocean County Surrogate’s Court, the appointed personal representative (Executor or Administrator C.T.A.) no longer wishes to serve in that role, and another person wishes to assume the responsibilities of administering the Estate. This application must be filed along with the Consent of all interested parties to the estate, and an Application for Appointment of Successor Executor or Substitute Administrator C.T.A.
  • c. Application for Appointment of Successor Executor or Substitute Administrator C.T.A..pdf
    This form is used when a Will has been previously probated in the Ocean County Surrogate’s Court, the appointed personal representative (Executor or Administrator C.T.A.) no longer wishes to serve in that role, and another person wishes to assume the responsibilities of administering the Estate. This application must be filed along with the Consent of all interested parties to the estate, and an Application for Voluntary Discharge of Executor or Administrator C.T.A.
  • 2a. Application for Voluntary Discharge of Administrator.pdf
    This form is used when and administrator has been previously appointed in the Ocean County Surrogate’s Court, he or she no longer wishes to serve in that role, and another person wishes to assume the responsibilities of administering the Estate. This application must be filed together with the Consent of all interested parties to the estate, and an Application for Appointment of Substitute Administrator.
  • c. Application for Appointment of Substitute Administrator.pdf
    This form is used when and administrator has been previously appointed in the Ocean County Surrogate’s Court, he or she no longer wishes to serve in that role, and another person wishes to assume the responsibilities of administering the Estate. This application must be filed along with the Consent of all interested parties to the estate, and an Application for Voluntary Discharge of Administrator.
  • 3. Affidavit of Residence
    This form is used when the death certificate shows the decedent's address is incorrect. The person who can sign this form must be an uninterested party to the estate. (Such as a good friend or neighbor who does not inherit from the estate)
  • 7. Refunding Bond & Release Form
    This form is used to show that you have received your part of any estate and wish to release the Executor or Administrator from bond, if one was necessary. This form must be signed in the presence of a notary public
  • 9. Estate Information Sheet
    This form is used when you plan to mail the estate information to any Surrogate's Court in New Jersey. It is to be mailed along with the Original Will (if one exists) and the Death Certificate with a raised seal.