Mission Statement: The Probate Court has always had and will continue to have as its main priority, prompt and courteous service to the thousands of individuals who visit the court annually.
Overview: The officials of the Probate Court are a Judge and a Register, both of whom are elected to serve a term of four years. The Judge performs the judicial business of the Court and the Register handles the administrative work of the Registry. The Probate Court assists in the legal and social welfare needs of a great many of the families in Cumberland County, and does approximately 25% of the total probate business within the State of Maine.
Probate Court filings in 14 Maine counties can be viewed at www.maineprobate.net. The docket is available at no charge, copies of the filings are $2.00 per page. An account can also be set up for $25 per month that allows on-line viewing of documents and copies at $1.00 per page.
For Probate related questions, please email us.
The Registry of Probate is located in the County Courthouse and is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Registry of Probate 142 Federal Street Portland, ME 04101 (207) 871-8382