What is a surrogate certificate

Not Legal Advice: Surrogate's certificates or Letters Testamentary are also called "short form certificates." The certificates are required to transfer ownership of each asset (property, stocks, closing bank accounts, etc.) in the name of the decedent.

Certificates are dated and may or may not be accepted if they are over 60 days old. They can be updated if necessary for a small fee.

Additional certificates can be obtained by writing to the Surrogate's Court, providing the name of the decedent and enclosing the fee for the number of certificates requested. Certificates are usually mailed within one day of receiving a request.

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Thursday, June 16 2016
Source: http://www.co.warren.nj.us/surrogate/probate.html