Greenwich Probate Court

About the Greenwich Probate Court

The Greenwich Probate Court, located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, was established by the General Assembly on July 4, 1853, and has been providing services to the residents of Greenwich ever since. Probate judges are elected by the town’s voters for a four-year term. The court’s jurisdiction encompasses solely the Town of Greenwich.

Services Provides by Greenwich Probate

The jurisdiction of the Probate Court is established by the State Legislature. Major areas of Court jurisdiction include:

  • Probating wills and the administration of estates
  • Overseeing testamentary and living trusts
  • Determining title to real and personal property
  • Construing the meaning of wills and trusts
  • Appointing guardians for the mentally retarded
  • Appointing conservators of the person and the estate of incapable individuals
  • Committing those suffering from mental illness, alcoholism, or drug addiction to an appropriate facility
  • Removing unfit parents as guardians of their children
  • Terminating the parental rights of parents who cannot fulfill their parental responsibilities
  • Granting adoptions
  • Granting name changes and other matters, many of which are extremely delicate and complex and some of which are confidential

Location & Contact Information

101 Field Point Rd.
Greenwich, CT 06830

Phone: 203-622-7879


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