Register in Probate

The Register in Probate office coordinates and manages the judicial duties and administrative functions of the probate court and the juvenile court:

  • All formal probate files and administrative proceedings
  • Guardianships and Protective Placements
  • Civil Commitments
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Adoptions
  • Wills for Safekeeping

Register in Probate Can’t Give Legal Advice

Register in Probate office staff can not give legal advice. Contact our office for filing fee information.

  • Please contact an attorney if you have legal questions
  • Free legal clinic: suspended until further notice.

Additional Resources

  • Need to find out if a will has been filed or a probate has been started? That information can be found on Wisconsin Court System’s Circuit Court Access
  • Additional state court forms can be found on Wisconsin Court System or see individual topic pages on this site for a direct connection to topic specific forms.

Notice:  Probate case and adult guardianship case eFiling is now mandatory for mandatory eFiling users. Minor guardianship, termination of parental rights, adoption and juvenile cases are also mandatory case types for mandatory eFiling users. Please see the Wisconsin Court System’s website for eFiling information.