State Probate Court Jurisdictions


Specialized Probate Courts
  • Alabama  Code of Ala. §12-13-1
  • Connecticut  Conn. Gen. Stat. §45a-98
  • Georgia  O.C.G.A. §15-9-30
  • Maine  4 M.R.S. §251
  • Maryland  MD. Estates & Trusts Code Ann. §2-101
  • Massachusetts  A.L.M. G.L .ch. 215 §3
  • Michigan  M.C.L. §205.210
  • New Hampshire  R.S.A. §547.3
  • New Mexico  N.M. Stat. Ann. §45-1-302
  • New York  NY CLS SCPA §§201 & 205
  • Ohio  O.R.C. §2101.01
  • Rhode Island  R.I. Gen. Laws §§8-9-9
  • South Carolina  S.C. Code Ann. §§62-1-301 & 302
  • Texas (urban areas only)  Tex. Prob. Code §4A
  • Vermont  4 V.S.A. §272

General Jurisdiction Trial Courts
  • Alaska  Alaska Stat. § 22.10.020
  • Arizona  A.R.S. §14-1302
  • Arkansas  A.C.A. §28-1-104
  • California  Cal. Prob. Code §§800, 7050
  • Colorado  C.R.S. §§13-6-103 & 13-9-105
  • Delaware  10 Del.C. §341
  • District of Columbia  D.C. Code §11-921
  • Florida  Fla. Stat. §26-012
  • Hawaii  H.R.S. §603-21.6
  • Idaho  Idaho Code §1-2208
  • Illinois  Illinois Const., Art.VI §9
  • Indiana  Burns Ind. Code Ann. §§33-28-1-2 & 33—31-1-10
  • Iowa  Iowa Code §633
  • Kansas  K.S.A. §20-301
  • Kentucky  K.R.S. §24A-120
  • Louisiana  LA. Constitution Art. V, §16
  • Minnesota  Minn. Stat §484.011
  • Mississippi  Miss. Code. Ann §9-5-83
  • Missouri  §§478.070 & 461.076 R.S. MO
  • Montana  Mont Code Anno. §3-4-302
  • Nebraska  R.R.S. Neb §30-2211
  • Nevada  Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann §132.116§
  • New Jersey  NJ Stat. §3B:2-2
  • North Carolina  N.C. Gen. Stat. §47-1
  • North Dakota  N.D. Cent. Code §30.1-02-02
  • Oklahoma  58 Okl. Stat. §1
  • Oregon  O.R.S. §111.075
  • Pennsylvania  42 Pa. C. S. §§912 & 3131
  • South Dakota  S.D. Codified Laws §§6-6-8 & 29-1-301
  • Tennessee  Tenn. Code Ann. §§30-1-301, 32-2-101
  • Utah  Utah Code Ann. §§75-1-302
  • Virginia  Va. Code Ann. §64-1-75
  • Washington  Rev. Code Wash. 11.96A-040
  • West Virginia  W.Va. Code §41-5-4
  • Wisconsin  Wis. Stat. §§753.03 & §856.01
  • Wyoming  Wyo. Stat. §2-2-101