In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, City Hall is open by appointment only from Monday to Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thank you for your patience, support and understanding during these challenging times as we look to minimize the risks of COVID-19.
CRISTINE MCBURNEY - Judge
Court is in session the first three Wednesdays of each month at 2:00 p.m. currently via Zoom.
Court is in session the first three Wednesdays of each month at 2:00 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 3rd floor.
This court has jurisdiction over the following types of case:
Every City or Town in this state has it's own probate court, which administers these laws. Probate Court is a court of law established by RIGL 8-9; the operating statute for Probate is RIGL, Title 33.
Probate forms can be printed from the Secretary of State's website at the following link: Probate Forms
Administration with Advertisement: $124.00
Administration on Waiver: $79.00
Wills with Advertisement: $124.00
Wills on Waiver: $79.00
Sale of Real Estate: $79.00
Change of Name with Advertisement: $89.00
Adult Adoptions (May need Change on Name): $34.00 + $89.00
Copies: $1.50 per page
Certification: $3.00 + $1.50 per page
Exemplified Copies: $8.00 + $1.50 per page
Certificate of Appointment: $5.00
Copy of Change of Name Decree: $5.00
File and Record Only: $34.00
Voluntary Informal: $39.00
Affidavit of Completed Administration: $34.00
All other Petitions (RIGL 33-22.21): $34.00
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