Probate Court

Court Jurisdiction

  • Appointment of Guardians
  • Change of Names
  • Fulfillment of the Mandates of Title 33 of the Rhode Island General Laws
  • Granting of Administrations
  • Probate of Wills

Court Sessions

Court sessions take place at 9:00 a.m. on the third Thursday of the month at East Greenwich Town Hall, 125 Main Street, Council Chambers, First Floor.

Filing Deadlines

Advertised matters must be filed no later than the last Friday of the month prior to the hearing. Matters on waiver or non-advertised matters must be filed no later than two (2) days prior to the scheduled hearing. 

The Probate Judge is the Honorable Samuel Fleisig.

For more information please call 401-886-8607.

Probate Rules of Practice and Procedure (PDF)

Probate Filing and Fee Information (PDF)

Probate Forms available on the Secretary of State website.

What should I know about Probate (PDF)? 

Rhode Island General Laws Title 33 Probate Practice and Procedure 

Probate Hearing Schedule 2023 (PDF)