Judge Diane Blick - Judge of Probate, Litchfield Hills Pr:obate District, Litchfield Probate Court, Litchfield Probate Judge

Diane Blick Probate Judge in the Litchfield Hills Probate District

  • Deep understanding of family relationships as a wife, mother, and grandmother
  • Makes you feel comfortable when speaking about your family issues and concerns
  • Sets convenient court times and locations to accommodate your needs
  • Assures that you are informed and assisted throughout the probate process
  • Treats everyone with respect

  • Probate Judge for the Litchfield Hills Probate Court for over 10 years;
  • Managed and administered over 9,000 matters for families in Canaan (Falls Village), Cornwall, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Thomaston and Warren;
  • Thorough and comprehensive knowledge of probate law
  • Worked over 30 years as a probate paralegal and 4 years as Administrative Assistant to Probate Judge Arleen Keegan
  • Uses common sense and the law when rendering decisions

  • Serves the residents as a Full-time Judge
  • Has no other professional or job obligations to detract from Court responsibilities
  • Nicknamed "Judge on Wheels" due to maintaining offices in Litchfield, Kent & North Canaan and travelling throughout Connecticut to accommodate local families in the multiple town probate district
  • Always accessible 24/7/365 by phone (860) 201-7431 or by email: diane@judgeblick.com

Serving Canaan (Falls Village), Cornwall, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield,
Morris, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Thomaston, and Warren

The Honorable Diane S. Blick, Judge

It is a great honor to serve you, the residents and the professionals, who have utilized my court for over ten years.  My staff and I understand the stress you experience during those difficult times typically associated with a probate court and the type of matters under it's jurisdiction.

The Litchfield Probate Court and it's staff are committed to continue our promise to you to be...

"Dedicated to a Court that Cares."

Below is a summary of the "Matters" of the probate cour'ts fiscal year:
July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016

Type of Matter & Number of Matters {   }
Conservators {239}
Guardian of the person with intellectual difficulties {135}
Guardian of the estate {56}
Guardian of the person {40}
Children Adoption - Termination of parental rights -
   Emancipation of minor {16}
Trusts {200}
Decedents Estates {1187}
Name Changes {27}
Fee waivers (due to indigence of petitioner) {67}
Total probate matters handled was 1,987 (8.5% increase over last year)


@ Litchfield Town Hall

Judge Diane S. Blick
Mon., Wed., & Fri

@ Kent Town Hall

Judge Diane S. Blick
Tue. Morning

@ North Canaan Town Hall

Judge Diane S. Blick
Tue. Afternoon & Thur.

Mon. through Fri.
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Linda Riiska Cheif Clerk
Dawn Pratt Clerk
Tanya Matulis Asst. Clerk


Tue. Morning
9:00 am - 11:00 am



Mon. through Thur.
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Beth McGuire Clerk
Heath Prentis Asst. Clerk