Advisory Committee on Probate Procedure Rules

The Advisory Committee on the Maine Rules of Probate Procedure administers the Maine Rules of Probate Procedure, makes recommendations to the Supreme Judicial Court regarding rule amendments, and drafts new or amended probate rules in order to clarify existing rules or to addess new legal issues. In addition, the Committee is responsible for creating, updating, and facilitating the official Maine probate forms utilized by Maine Probate Courts in collaboration with the Assemblies of Maine Probate Judges and Registers.

Type: Supreme Judicial Court Standing Committee
Chair: Miles Hunt, Esq., of Norway

Membership Roster

Until January 1, 2023

Kristy Hapworth, Esq., of Bangor
Tudor Goldsmith, Esq., of Portland
Miles Hunt, Esq., of Norway (Chair)

Until March 1, 2025

Avery Day, Esq., of Augusta
Katherine Griffin, Esq., of Portland
Hon. Carol Emery, of Rockland
Lauren B. Weliver, Esq., of Yarmouth

Members ex officio (President or any designee(s) of the Maine Association of Registers of Probate)
Carol Lovevoy, Register, York County Probate Court
Sharon Peavey, Register, Waldo County Probate Court

Supreme Judicial Court Liaison: Associate Justice Catherine R. Conners

Updated March 18, 2022