Register of Probate: Elaine D. Hallett
Judge of Probate: Carol R. Emery
Records of the Knox County Probate Court go back as far as 1860.
Prior to that date the records were filed in either Waldo or Lincoln
Rules and operations of the Probate Court system are governed by the
Maine Revised Statutes Annotated. The Probate Court handles all
estates, both formal and informal; guardianships for both adults and
minors; conservatorships, changes of name; adoptions; and other
legal matters. Both the Probate Judge and the Registrar of Probate
are elected positions.
Probate Court in Knox County is held on the first and the third
Wednesday of each month, and at other times as necessary.