Court Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction Over Types of Legal Proceedings
Standard Petitions

The Probate Court has jurisdiction (legal matters the court can preside over) on all legal proceedings that are within the county of Richmond and deal with the following:
  • Probate of Wills 
  • Administrations
  • No Administration Necessary
  • Years Support
  • Guardianships and Conservatorships of minor children 
  • Guardianships and Conservatorships of incapacitated adults 
  • Inventory, Annual Returns, Asset Management Plans, Personal Status Reports 
  • Committals for evaluation 
  • Filing of Wills for safe keeping
  • Issuance of Marriage Licenses 
  • Issuance of Concealed Weapons Permits 
  • Issuance of Certificates of Residency
  • Petition to Open Safe Deposit Box
  • Administering oaths to various county officials
  • Issuance of Fireworks Permits

The above listing is not a complete listing of matters that Probate Court has jurisdiction over.