Each year, the Court's caseload averages 1750 active probate actions; 450 lodged wills, 250 deposited wills; over 600 trust registrations; and, nearly 1200 new mental health cases.
This caseload is the responsibility of one probate judge and one part-time probate magistrate.
Judge Elizabeth D. Leith was sworn in July 1, 2011; her provisional term expires January 13, 2015.
Magistrate Ruben Hernandez was sworn in June 15, 2010; he is appointed by the probate judge.
In addition to the Judge and Magistrate, Lee V. Cole, Jr., J.D., serves as the District Administrator and the Clerk of Court. He was appointed by the probate judge on July 1, 2005.
There are 9.50 F.T.E. additional support staff positions in the court. These positions include division clerks, a bailiff/law clerk, registrar, an administrative assistant and counter/support clerks.