Probate Court

 North Providence Probate Court

Judge Paula Cuculo
MaryAnn DeAngelus, Probate Clerk

This court has jurisdiction over the following types of case:

  • Decedent’s estates; this includes persons who have died with a Will (testate) or those without one (intestate).
  • Adult Limited Guardianships, either of the person, estate or both.
  • Minor Guardianships, either of the person, estate or both.
  • Adult Adoptions
  • Name Changes

Every City or Town in this state has it’s own probate court. Probate Court is a court of law established by RIGL 8-9; the operating statute for Probate is RIGL Title 33.

Probate court is held the first and third Monday of each month at 2:00 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers, Town Hall, 2000 Smith Street, North Providence.

Local rules for probate procedures in the Town of North Providence state that the use of state-provided forms is mandatory. These forms are available at the town clerk’s office or on-line from the Rhode Island Secretary of State’s office.

Petition filing fees are $34.00
There is a $50.00 fee for all petitions that need to be advertised.
There is a 1% fee for personal property inventory filed. 



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