Register of Probate: Catherine H. Moore
Judge of Probate: William Avantaggio

The Register of Probate is responsible for the day to day operation of the Court and maintaining of records as required by the Maine revised statutes. Court is in session each Wednesday of the month with the Judge of Probate presiding.

Records in the Lincoln County Probate Court begin in 1760. On file in the Probate Court is the original will of General Henry Knox, Secretary of War for President George Washington.

Work done in the Probate Court consist of admitting wills to probate, appointment of personal representative, appointment of guardians and conservators, name changes, adoptions, marriage waivers and genealogy research. Since genealogy research has become such an important part of people's lives, requests are received from all over the country. An added service provided by the Lincoln County Probate Court is the processing of United States passports.

Office Hours:

Mon - Friday

8:00am - 4:00pm


32 High Street

PO Box 249

Wiscasset, ME 04578

Tel: (207) 882-7392

Fax: (207) 882-4324

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