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Surrogate Giuseppe Chila and staff welcome you to the Gloucester County Surrogate Court.
The Gloucester County Surrogate administers a court which is certain to touch the lives of every person in the county at some time. The responsibility of the Surrogate is to oversee the administration of the many services offered by this Surrogate's Court. We have compiled valuable information and forms to assist you on all matters regarding estates, guardianships of minor funds, adoptions, and guardianship of incapacitated adults.
It is my goal to provide professional, courteous, and friendly service to the residents of Gloucester County. This website is full important information regarding all matters under the jurisdiction of the Surrogate Court. Please do not hesitate to contact us at anytime if you have any questions regarding your particular issue. Our friendly staff is here to assist you and guide you through some of life's most challenging times.
It is an honor and privilege to serve the citizens of Gloucester County as your Surrogate.
Gloucester County Surrogate Court Judge
Deputy Clerk NJ Superior Court, Chancery Division Probate Part
General Location Mailing
EMAIL 17 North Broad St. P.O. Box 177
Woodbury, NJ 08096 Woodbury, NJ 08096
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Phone: (856) 853-3282 Fax: (856) 853-3311
For your convenience a Drop Box is being utilized for delivery of original documents. The Drop Box is located near our rear entrance.
Parking for the Surrogate’s office is located in the back of 17 North Broad Street.
The parking lot is located near Woodbury High School.
The lot closest to the building is reserved for court staff.
There are handicap parking spaces are available close to the rear entrance of the building.
Freeholder Director - Robert M. Damminger
Freeholder Liaison - Frank J. DiMarco