Departments
Registry of Probate

The Registry of Probate handles matters concerning the probating of wills, appointment of personal representatives, adoption orders and proceedings.

Below is a list of items that can be handled at the Register of Probate Office:

Please note effective February 6, 2013 payment methods accepted are by local check or cash. VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express debit and credit cards will also be accepted. However, on all credit and debit card transactions there will be a 2.5% fee charged with a minimum $1.00 charge.

Please read the credit and debit card disclosure by clicking on this link.

  • Wills filed without probate
  • Informal probate of Wills
  • Informal and Formal Appointment of Personal Representatives
  • Foreign Estates
  • Demands for Notice
  • Appointment of Guardians (Adults & Minors)
  • Appointment of Conservators (Adults & Minors)
  • Change of Name (Adults & Minors)
  • Emergency child protection orders
  • Adoptions
  • Consents for adoption
  • Termination of parental rights in conjunction with adoption proceedings
  • Establishment of parental rights in conjuction with adoption proceedings
  • Child support orders in conjunction with guardianship and determination of parental rights and responsibilities proceedings
  • Trust proceedings
  • Complaints to determine parental rights and responsibilities
  • Any other matter governed by Statute and Rules of Court
  • Passport acceptance agent
  • Passport Photos

Please note effective February 6, 2013 payment methods accepted are by local check or cash. VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express debit and credit cards will also be accepted. However, on all credit and debit card transactions there will be a 2.5% fee charged with a minimum $1.00 charge.

Please read the credit and debit card disclosure by clicking on this link.

Overview of the Registry of Probate

39A Spring Street
Belfast ME 04915

Mailing Address
PO Box 323
Belfast ME 04915

207-338-2780 Main
207-338-2360 Fax

8:00am to 4:00pm M-F
(excluding holidays)

Register
Term ends 12/31/2016

Deputy Register
Appointed

Judge of Probate
Term ends 12/31/2016

Passport Filing and Processing Requirements

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