New Jersey Judiciary Asking for Volunteers to Oversee Guardians

The New Jersey Judiciary is asking New Jersey citizens to volunteer for a guardianship monitoring program.  The volunteers will work directly with the surrogates’ offices to review the guardian files and also the annual reports that guardians are required to file.  The purpose of this program is to track all guardianships in the State and pinpoint any fraud and abuse.
Information about the program and how to volunteer can be obtained on the Judiciary’s website, by calling toll-free 855-406-1262, or by emailing

For more information on this matter, click here to read the New Jersey Court’s press release.

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