Register of Probate: Donna M. Peterson
Judge of Probate: James Austin

The Probate Court is responsible for the settlement of estates. Estates are settled through the administration of wills and trusts and provide for the orderly disposition of assets to the appropriate recipients in a timely and effective manner.

The Probate Court is also responsible for the appointment of guardians and conservators, adoptions, and name changes for the citizens of Piscataquis County. Hearings on these matters are conducted before the Judge of Probate.

In exercising the jurisdiction of the Probate Court, the Judge, the Register of Probate, and the Deputy Register of Probate have the responsibility to fulfill the directives of State statutes to ensure the careful and consistent administration of justice.

Office Hours:

Mon - Friday

8:30am - 4:00pm


159 East Main Street

Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426

Tel: (207) 564-2431

Fax: (207) 564-3022

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