PAWTUCKET ARTS FESTIVAL IS TAKING PLACE SEPTEMBER 1- SEPTEMBER 10TH
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
COMMONLY USED 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
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
- Mayor Donald R. Grebien