May 13, 2020 Surrogate Releases First Ever Annual Report

Published on May 13, 2021




For Immediate Release - May 13, 2021

Morristown, NJ – Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling is proud to announce that she has released the first ever Morris County Surrogate’s Office Annual Report.  This Annual Report is being introduced as part of Surrogate Darling’s promise to inform the citizens of Morris County of the functions and performance of the Surrogate’s Office. The 2020 Annual Report outlines the work undertaken by the Morris County Surrogate’s Office, including significant modernization during very difficult times in 2020.

“I am proud to report the Morris County Surrogate’s Office stayed open throughout the shut-down.  My team courageously came in everyday and worked diligently and we changed the way we do business in response to the pandemic with our new online platform,” said Surrogate Darling.

This annual report highlights key accomplishments for the past year including new initiatives and financial results which defray County taxes.  In 2021 the Surrogate will focus efforts on continuous improvements in customer service by streamlining processes to serve Morris County with the highest level of customer service.

Darling went on to say that “it remains my goal to make our office a well-known resource for the individuals we serve and is part of our community outreach efforts to help Morris County residents understand this office in addition to the importance of proper estate planning.

The 2020 Annual Report is available by contacting the Morris County Surrogate at [email protected] or in downloadable format at the Surrogate’s website,