Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 309 Session Year 2012
AN ACT CONCERNING PROBATE COURT OPERATIONS.
To: (1) Codify existing practices regarding retirement contributions and calculations for administrative judges for regional children's probate courts and special assignment probate judges; (2) require the Probate Court Administrator to submit business reports to the Chief Court Administrator biennially, rather than annually; (3) provide for a probate court officer to perform certain functions in regional children's probate court matters; (4) replace "temporary administrators" with "estate examiners" with respect to certain limited investigatory powers; and (5) revise various probate court operation provisions, including those related to costs for estates of nondomiciliary testators, transfer of proceedings, review of guardianships for persons with intellectual disability, and service of process on nonresident fiduciaries.