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Title: Assistant Register of Probate
Pay Grade: Management/ Statutory
Starting Pay: $119,414.79
Departmental Mission Statement:
The Probate and Family Court Department's mission is to deliver timely justice to the public by providing equal access to a fair, equitable and efficient forum to resolve family and probate legal matters and to assist and protect all individuals, families and children in an impartial and respectful manner.
The Probate and Family Court Department has jurisdiction over family-related and probate matters, such as divorce, paternity, child support, custody, parenting time, adoption, termination of parental rights, and abuse prevention. We also handle wills, estates, trusts, guardianships, conservatorships, and changes of name. The Court has 14 divisions.
Notes: This position is designated as management position and is covered by the Trial Court Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual.
Position Summary: The employees in this position assist the Register of Probate in performing administrative and legal duties set forth in state statutes and court rules, and perform the duties of the Register in his or her absence. Work is performed under the direction of the Register of Probate. Supervision is exercised over support personnel within the Register's Office. An Assistant Register is appointed for a term of three years by the Register of Probate of the Division, with the approval of the Chief Justice of the Probate and Family Court Department, pursuant to G.L. Chapter 217, Section 23A.
Duties: (Note: Assistant Registers may perform any or all of the duties listed below and may perform other duties not articulated in this job description as determined by the Register.)
Minimum Requirements: These are the minimum requirements necessary to apply for the position of Assistant Register. For Internal Trial Court Employee Applicants:
For External Applicants:
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