Probate Court


Description of Services

Connecticut is divided into 54 probate districts, each of which is presided over by a Judge of Probate who is elected to office for a four-year term. Probate Courts have jurisdiction over many matters such as:
  • 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

    Contact Information

    Judge of Probate
    T.R. Rowe

    Trumbull Town Hall
    5866 Main Street
    Trumbull, CT 06611

    Phone: (203) 452-5068
    Fax: (203) 452-5092

    Office Hours:
    Mon.-Fri. 9:00 AM-4:30 PM