North Canaan probate

North Canaan

North Canaan, Litchfield County,

Town established in May 1858,

Parent Town: Canaan

The Canaan Probate District was constituted June 6, 1846, from the Sharon Probate District and processed probate matters for the Town of North Canaan from its incorporation.  The Canaan Probate District merged with the Cornwall, Norfolk, Salisbury, and Sharon Probate Districts on January 1, 2007 to create the Northwest Corner Probate District.  The Northwest Corner Probate District merged with the Harwinton, Litchfield, and Thomaston Probate Districts on January 5, 2011, to create the Litchfield Hills Probate District.  The Litchfield Hills Probate District serves the municipalities of Canaan, Cornwall, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Thomaston, and Warren.

Town of North Canaan, Probate District chronology:

May 1858 – December 31, 2006, Canaan District

January 1, 2007 – January 4, 2011, Northwest Corner District

January 5, 2011 – Present, Litchfield Hills District


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