The Danbury Probate Court serves Danburians through a variety of functions, including settlement of estates and conservatorships. The Danbury Probate Court also serves the public in other ways, including name changes, guardianships, adoptions, psychiatric commitments, guardians of mentally retarded, paternity and emancipation of minors. The Judge is available to give free public seminars about the functions of the Probate Court, in the spirit of providing greater understanding of probate procedures to the citizens of Danbury.
The Probate Judge is elected for a four-year term. The Probate Court serves citizens in matters involving estates, conservatorships, adoptions, juvenile and other family matters.