The Probate Court for Granby is located at the Simsbury Town Hall. Connecticut is divided into 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 the following matters:
Probating of wills and the administration of decedent’s estates
Administration of testamentary trusts
Administration of living trusts (limited jurisdiction)
Guardianship of the mentally retarded
Guardianship of the person of minor children
Guardianship of the estate of minor children
Termination of parental rights
Finalization of adoptions
Conservatorship of the person and/or estate of incapable adults
Granting of name changes
Psychiatric commitment of children and adults
Drug and alcohol commitment of adults
Sometimes the issues presented to the Probate Courts are complex and difficult. Therefore, it is important that you seek competent professional advice so that your legal rights are fully protected. The probate judge and staff will be happy to answer your procedural questions, but they are not allowed to give you specific legal advice.