oxford, Maine

Oxford County Probate Court
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Oxford County Probate Court, established under the Maine Constitution in 1820, is one of 16 such probate courts within the State of Maine, one for each county. The court has jurisdiction over estates and trusts, adoptions, name changes and guardianship and conservatorship proceedings. Oxford County Probate Court sits without a jury and the Judge of Probate presides over matters requiring a hearing. Probate Court is scheduled for the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

Jarrodd S. Crockett, Judge Of Probate
Jarrod S. Crokett, Esq.
Judge
Jenifer Dilworth, Register
Jennifer Dilworth
Register

The Register of Probate duties are quasi-judiciary. The Register is authorized under Maine law to conduct Informal Probate proceedings, and without prior notice to interested persons, to probate a will or make appointment of a personal representative. Administratively, the Register of Probate is responsible to the Judge of Probate for the preparation and recording of Court records and to the County Commissioners for personnel and financial matters.

Both the Judge and the Register are elected positions and serve in their respective capacities on a part-time basis.

The Judge of Probate for Oxford County is Jarrod Crockett, Esq., who was elected Nov. 8, 2016. Crockett of Bethel formerly served as a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 91 from 2008 to 2014. 

The Register of Probate is Jennifer Dilworth, who was first elected Nov. 6, 2012. The Deputy Register is Patricia Warner, an employee since 2003. The Probate Clerk is Diana Messina. Probate hours are: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. M-F except holidays. Because of the time involved to process, passport applications are not accepted after 3:30 p.m.

Tel: 207-743-6671    •    Fax: 207-743-4255    •    register@oxfordcounty.org 

26 Western Ave
PO Box 179
South Paris ME 04281

Judge Dana Hanley's last day on the Probate bench
FINAL DAY - Judge of Probate Dana Hanley is shown on his final day Dec. 28 after 20 years in the elected position. Beside him is Register of Probate Jennifer Dilworth.

Passport Fees

NOTE: Passport applications are not accepted after 3:30 p.m.

U.S. Passport Book
  Passport Fee Execution Fee Total Fee
Adults first time (Age 16 & Older)
$110 $25 $130
Adults renewal
$110 $0 $110
Minors (Under Age 16)
$80 $25 $105
U.S. Passport Card
Adults (Age 16 & Older)
$30 $25 $55
Adults renewal
$30 $0 $30
Minors (Under Age 16)
$15 $25 $40

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