Lookup Public Records in Morris County, New Jersey. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Morris County, New Jersey Overview
Morris County is located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. The county was formed in 1739 and named after Colonel Lewis Morris (1671–1746), colonial governor of New Jersey at the time of the county’s formation. The county seat is Morristown. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2017, the county has a population of approximately 499,693 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 481.62 square miles of which 460.18 square miles is land and 21.45 square miles is water. Morris County borders the following counties: Sussex County to the north; Passaic County to the northeast; Essex County to the east; Union County to the southeast; Somerset County to the south; Hunterdon County to the southwest and Warren County to the west. Morris County has 57 zip codes. The zip codes are 07920, 07005, 07926, 07828, 07405, 07830, 07927, 07928, 07930, 07961, 07834, 07801, 07936, 07931, 07836, 07932, 07933, 07935, 07840, 07842, 07847, 07034, 07849, 07850, 07852, 07035, 07853, 07940, 07945, 07946, 07803, 07045, 07950, 07960, 07856, 07970, 07878, 07046, 07857, 07976, 07435, 07438, 07054, 07440, 07058, 07444, 07865, 07869, 07457, 07866, 07870, 07980, 07460, 07876, 07082, 07885 and 07981. The most populated zip code is 07960.
Morris County Court System Information
Morris County Court System consists of Superior Court, Court Administrator, Jury Management, Law Library, Legal Aid, and Probation.
The County Superior Court Office 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.
The Court Administrator is responsible for budget development and expenditures, supervision of judicial support personnel, program development and analysis, facilities and resource management. Jury Management issues and processes jurors’ summons, oversees daily arrival and assignment of jurors. The Law Library for the judiciary, prosecutors’ staff, attorneys and public.
Legal Aid provides legal advice and representation in such areas as custody, divorce, support, visitation, landlord/tenant, family, housing, income maintenance, contracts and collections to financially eligible county residents. Probation assists with social rehabilitation of individuals receiving a suspended or indeterminate sentence. The probation system is divided into juvenile, adult, child support sections, and family divisions.
Stuart A. Minkowitz is the Assignment Judge of Morris County. Minkowitz can be contacted at (973) 656-4000.
The physical address of the Morris County Court Office is:
Morris County Courthouse
Washington and Court streets
Morristown, NJ 07963-0910
Phone: (973) 656-4000
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Morris County Clerk’s Office Information
The Morris County Clerk is responsible for recording and maintenance every conveyance of real property such as deeds, mortgages, liens, maps and other related legal documents. The Clerk’s Office also acts as the passport application acceptance facility for the U.S. Department of State. This office also issues ID cards to Morris County seniors and veterans, record the military discharge records of veterans, administer the oath of office to all Notaries Public, and record the trade name certificates of all non-incorporated businesses. The County Clerk also officiates marriage ceremonies.
In addition, this office administers several important election functions including the preparation and mailing of all mail-in and sample ballots, the acceptance of nominating petitions, the design and preparation of voting machine ballot layouts and the tallying of election results.
Ann F. Grossi, Esq. is the County Clerk of Morris County. Grossi can be contacted at (973) 285-6125 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mailing address of the Morris County Clerk’s Office is:
P.O. Box 315
Morristown, NJ 07963-0315
The physical address of the Morris County Clerk’s Office is:
Administration and Records Building
10 Court Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: (973) 285-6120 or (973) 285-6125
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Filing/Recording Fee Schedule for Morris County Clerk’s Office:
Morris County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office
Address: 1 Court St, Morristown, NJ 07960, United States