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Judge of Probate


Probate Judge 
Jennifer Berkenstock 

Region 14 Probate Court 
9 Austin Drive, Suite 211 
Marlborough CT 06447 

Phone: 860.295.6239 
Fax: 860.295.6122

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM


8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Contact Info

Court Hours

Probate Court

The Region 14 Probate Court serves the residents of the Town of Portland.  The court has jurisdiction over the following matters

  • probating wills and the administration of estates

  • overseeing testamentary and living trusts

  • determining title to real and personal property

  • construing the meaning of wills and trusts

  • appointing guardians for the intellectually disabled 

  • appointing conservators of the person and the estate of incapable individuals 

  • committing those suffering from mental illness, alcoholism, or drug addiction to an appropriate facility 

  • removing unfit parents as guardians of their children

  • terminating the parental rights of parents who cannot fulfill their parental responsibilities

  • granting adoptions

  • granting name changes

  • other matters 

For U.S. Passport Applications, see or call 1-877-487-2778

General Probate Information and forms are available at:

Directions to Court

  • Take Route 66 West to the center of Marlborough and take a left at the first stoplight onto North Main Street.

  • Go 1.5 miles and look for the blue sign that reads "Probate Court". 

  • Take a right onto Austin Drive and 9 Austin Drive will be the large brick building on your left. 

  • Please enter through the double doors on the right side of the building. 

  • The probate court is on the second floor, in Suite 211.

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