Judge: Anthony DeSisto, Esq.
Clerk: Julie Coelho
401-245-7340 ex. 4
WARREN TOWN CHARTER ARTICLE VIII. - PROBATE COURT
Section 8.01 - Judge
There shall be a Judge of Probate who shall exercise and perform the powers and duties of a Probate Court for the Town of Warren.
Section 8.02 - Appointment and Term
The Judge of Probate shall be appointed by the Town Council to serve for a two-year term of office or until his/her successor is appointed and qualified.
Section 8.03 - Qualifications
The Judge of Probate shall be an attorney-at-law in good standing who has been admitted to the practice of law in the State of Rhode Island and has five (5) years' experience as a practicing attorney. Probate experience is preferred. He or she need not be a resident of the Town of Warren.
Section 8.04 - Absence of Disability
In the absence, disability, or disqualification of the Judge of Probate so that he/she is unable to fulfill his/her duties, or there is a vacancy in such office, the duties of the Judge of Probate shall be performed by the Town Solicitor; and when so serving, the acting Judge of Probate shall have and exercise all the powers and duties of the Judge of Probate.
Section 8.05 - Clerk
The Town Clerk shall be the Clerk of the Probate Court.