Welcome to the East Haven – North Haven Probate Court.
Michael R. Brandt, Judge
The Court’s Staff:
Mary–Beth Cronk, Chief Clerk
Eileen Sweeney, Clerk
Beverly Stanton and Barbara Kieslich, Assistant Clerks
North Haven and East Haven merged their courts into a single court in January 2011. Now known as the East Haven – North Haven Court, the newly consolidated court is located in the east haven Town Hall, on 250 Main Street (see directions below).
The Probate Court has jurisdiction by Connecticut General Statutes to handle specific types of matters that affect the residents of East Haven. Most commonly the Court monitors and supervises the distribution of a person’s property after death, but there are other matters the Court deals with as well: custody, guardianship and adoption of minors, the appointment of conservators for individuals with an intellectual disability.
Unfortunately the Court no longer handles passports. We are sorry for the inconvenience. You can call the Wallingford Probate Court at (203) 294–2100, the East Haven Post Office (203) 469–9071 or you can access the closest passports locations at the U.S. Department of State Travel.State.Gov Passport Acceptance Facility Search Page.
LOCATION:Lower level of East Haven Town Hall.
CONTACT: East Haven – North Haven Probate Court
250 Main Street
East Haven, CT 06512
Fax:(203)468–5155 Note: If you plan to visit the court for guidance, please phone in advance to arrange a meeting with the clerk responsibile for your type of case.
Monday: 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m.
Thursday: 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m.
Friday: 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m.
Note: We do not close for lunch.
The Court is closed on government holidays.
HEARINGS: Most hearings of the East Haven – North Haven Probate Court are held in the Mario Giaimo Conference Room on the lower level of Town Hall. The Court’s regular docket is held on Wednesday morning of each week. In addition, emergency hearings are held as necessary, and cases requiring more time than is available during the regular docket are specially scheduled for other days.
FORMS: The state probate system publishes forms needed to file with the Court. The forms may be obtained by calling or visiting the Probate Court, but common forms are available in "fillable" format via Internet download.
Link to view & download common forms.
In a decedent’s estate current law generally requires the filing of a Connecticut Estate Tax Return. Go to CT Department of Revenue Services
estate tax forms and information.
From Points West: Take I-95 North to exit 51, Frontage Road. Continue straight after the exit until the second traffic light and turn right. Then go to the next light and turn right onto Main Street. Take a left onto Chidsey Avenue and an immediate right into the Town Hall parking lot.
From Point North (Hartford): Take I-91 South to I-95 North. Then use the from points west directions.
From Points East: Take I-95 South to exit 52, North High Street. At the end of the ramp take a left. Gp straight thru 4 traffic lights. At the 4th light this will be Main Street. Go straight thru the light, the East Haven Town Hall is on the corner in front of you, and take a left into the Town Hall parking lot.