Probate Court

 North Providence Probate Court

Judge Paula M. Cuculo, Esq.
MaryAnn DeAngelus, Probate Clerk

North Providence Probate Court Rules (.pdf)

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 $65.00 fee for all petitions that need to be advertised.
There is a 1% fee for personal property inventory filed. 



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