The following roads will be paved starting June 30th. Please be advised and note possible uneven surfaces: Roosevelt Ave – East Pawtucket Industrial Highway to Broadway, Cottage St – Grand Ave to the Attleboro Line, Paulhus Court – Martin St to cul-de-sac

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Probate Court

THE HONORABLE CRISTINE MCBURNEY - PROBATE JUDGE

 

Every City or Town in this state has its own probate court, which administers the law. Probate Court is a court of law established by RIGL 8-9; the operating statute for Probate is RIGL Title 33.

The Pawtucket Probate Court has jurisdiction over the following types of case:

Decedent’s estates; this includes persons who have died with a Will (testate) or those without one (intestate).
Adult Limited Guardianships, either of the person, estate or both.
Minor Guardianships, either of the person, estate or both.
Adult Adoptions
Name Changes

RULES AND REGULATIONS

Pawtucket Probate Court's Rules & Regulations

COMMONLY USED PROBATE FORMS

Petition for Voluntary Informal Administrator
Petition for Voluntary Informal Executor
Change of Name
Entry of Appearance
All State of RI Probate Forms

PAWTUCKET PROBATE COURT FEES:

Administration with Advertisement: $124.00

Administration on Waiver: $79.00

Wills with Advertisement: $124.00

Wills on Waiver: $79.00

Guardianship: $124.00

Accounts: $45.00

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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"The birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution, Pawtucket is poised to undergo a 21st century evolution into Rhode Island's premier arts and cultural destination, an ideal community to live, work, play, start a business and raise a family."

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The City of Pawtucket is looking for interested parties to respond to the RFP for two Affordable Housing projects in the city.

  • December 13, 2021
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