Court System

The Morris County Courthouse, and services like jury management, probation, divorce, and legal aid, are run by the New Jersey Courts. The courts and Morris County are two separate agencies. 

For information about the court system, visit https://njcourts.gov/.

 

For information about the upcoming Morris County Courthouse expansion, visit https://morriscountycourthouse.com/.

Visit the Surrogate Office page if you need to probate a will, manage an estate, or other Surrogate-related services.

Superior Court of New Jersey

County Courthouse
Washington St.
Morristown
862-397-5700

Administers all of the courts in Morris and Sussex vicinage. Supervises and manages all court matters filed and all judges and personnel having a judicial support function. Visit https://www.njcourts.gov/courts/vicinages/morsus.html for more information.

Court Administrator

County Courthouse
Washington St.
Morristown
862-397-5700 ext 75170

Responsible for budget development and expenditures, supervision of judicial support personnel, program development and analysis, facilities and resource management.

Family Court 

County Courthouse
Washington St.
Morristown
862-397-5700 ext 75145

Family Court is responsible to hear all actions in which the principal claim is unique to and arises out of a family or family type relationship. Family Court has jurisdiction over matters involving divorce, child support, paternity, custody, parenting time, domestic violence, juvenile delinquency, family crisis, foster care placement, kinship legal guardianship, abuse and neglect, termination of parental rights and adoption.

Jury Management

County Courthouse
Washington St.
Morristown
862-397-5700 ext 75060

Issues and processes jurors’ summons, oversees daily arrival and assignment of jurors.

Law Library

Morris County Courthouse, Room 105
10 Court Street
Morristown, NJ 07963
862-397-5700 ext 75160

Library for the judiciary, prosecutors staff, attorneys and public. Contains 31,000 volumes plus current law journals. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Closed weekends.

Legal Aid

30 Schuyler Place
Morristown
973-285-6911

Provides legal advice and representation in such areas as custody, divorce, support, visitation, landlord/tenant, family, housing, income maintenance, contracts & collections to financially eligible county residents.

Probation

Administration & Records Building
10 Court St.
Morristown
862-397-5700 ext 75567

91-93 Bassett Highway
Dover
862-397-5700 ext 75590

Assists with social rehabilitation of individuals receiving a suspended or indeterminate sentence. Divided into juvenile, adult, child support sections, and family divisions.