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Surrogate Heather Darling delivers eProbate overview for Morris County Attorney’s

MORRISTOWN, NJ (Morris County) – Surrogate Heather Darling delivered a webinar covering the first round of enhancements to her eProbate on-line process.

The one hour webinar was designed specifically for the attorney’s that work with probate and administration of estates in Morris County. Since its roll-out in November of 2020, significant improvements have been integrated with eProbate to enhance the client experience, making it more efficient and convenient to complete the probate and administration process for an estate on-line.

The Surrogate’s office has processed over 700 eProbate cases since its introduction in November of 2020, in addition to in-person appointments and mail processing. The details of the current eProbate application were discussed and Surrogate Darling had an exchange of ideas with the many participating attorney’s regarding their experience and future enhancements that will be forthcoming.

This service was developed out of an idea Surrogate Darling presented when running for the Office of Surrogate. She said “As an attorney practicing in the Surrogate’s Court, it was apparent to me that a significant segment of the clients this office serves is subject to mobility issues of varying degrees.” Darling went on to say, “When I originally forecasted the need, no one would have foreseen the additional urgent need for this service which was brought on by COVID.”

A video of the webinar is available on-line at the Surrogate’s website.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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