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CHITTENDEN DISTRICT PROBATE COURT

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The Chittenden District Probate Court administers the estates for decedent's who were domiciled in Chittenden County, Vermont at the time of death.  It is the largest of the probate courts in Vermont.  In addition to probate matters, the court is responsible for oversight of voluntary and involuntary guardianships.

Judge

The Honorable Gregory Glennon presides.

Register

Debra Brunell

Forms

Listed below are some of the common forms for use in probate and guardianship proceedings.  To obtain a copy of the form just click on the form number.

Probate

A good web location for obtaining information about the probate process (and other Vermont probate courts) is: Vermont Probate Courts 

Form 1 PETITION TO OPEN AN INTESTATE ESTATE
Form 2 LIST OF PERSONS FOR AN INTESTATE ESTATE
Form 4 PETITION TO OPEN A TESTATE ESTATE
Form 5 LIST OF INTERESTED PERSONS FOR A TESTATE ESTATE
Form 8 NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS OF COMMENCEMENT OF PROBATE PROCEEDING AND HEARING ON ALLOWANCE OF WILL
Form 20 EXECUTOR'S/ADMINISTRATOR'S BOND
Form 26 APPOINTMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF RESIDENT AGENT
Form 30 INVENTORY OF EXECUTOR/ADMINISTRATOR
Form 32 NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Form 33 MOTION TO WAIVE THE NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Form 34 WRITTEN STATEMENT OF CLAIM
Form 35 MOTION FOR LICENSE TO SELL REAL ESTATE 
Form 43 REPORT ON THE LICENSE TO SELL
Form 47 NOTICE OF RIGHTS OF SURVIVING SPOUSE
Form 56 SUMMARY OF ACCOUNT OF EXECUTOR/ADMINISTRATOR 
Form 57 DECREE OF DISTRIBUTION

Guardianship
 
Form 70 PETITION TO APPOINT A GUARDIAN FOR A MINOR OR MINORS
Form 72 PETITION TO APPOINT A GUARDIAN FOR A MENTALLY DISABLED ADULT
Form 73 STATEMENT OF PROPOSED WARD'S ASSETS AND INCOME
Form 74 PETITION TO APPOINT VOLUNTARY GUARDIAN FOR AN ADULT PERSON
Form 75 LIST OF INTERESTED PERSONS FOR A GUARDIANSHIP
Form 79 GUARDIAN'S BOND 
Form 82 INVENTORY OF GUARDIAN 
Form 89 SUMMARY OF ACCOUNT OF GUARDIAN
Form 93 PERSONAL STATUS REPORT

Directions

If coming from the north, take Interstate 89 South to Exit 14W.  If from the south,  take Interstate 89 North to Exit 14W.  Stay right off of ramp.  Stay straight on Main Street over the hill past the University of Vermont.  As Main Street Street levels out, you will pass the corner of Main & Winooski Avenue.  The courthouse is located at the next intersection (Main & Church Streets) on the left side of the street.

Hours

Monday - Thursday:  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed on all federal and state holidays

Mailing Address/Telephone Number

Chittenden District Probate Court
P.O. Box 511
Burlington, VT 05402-0511
(802) 651-1518



If you have any questions regarding the probate or guardianship processes, please  contact Richard W. Kozlowski, Esq. at (802) 864-5756 or by e-mail.


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