Estate Searches

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General Index

  • 1838 – 195 6 (Index Books)
  • 1956 to Present (Microfiche
  • Mid 1991 to Present (Computerized Directory)

General Index Includes:

  • Accounting
  • Administrations
  • Adoptions (1940 and up Under Seal of the Superior Court)
  • Applications For Probate
  • Assignee Bonds
  • Dockets
  • Guardianship
  • Inventories
  • Order To Limit Creditors
  • Releases and Discharges
  • Rule To Bar Creditors
  • Wills

The Surrogate’s office will conduct a search of any of the above files for a fee of $ 10.00 per search. The files listed above are open to the general public and may be viewed anytime Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Mercer County Court House (175 South Broad Street, 4th floor, Trenton, NJ). Copies of any of the documents are $ 3.00 per page.