The Probate Pro provides probate legal representation throughout the State of Michigan, Illinois and Florida. If you live in any of these States, we want to help you stay informed on the probate court in your county. We’ve put together some vital information for people residing in Broward County, Florida.



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Broward County Probate Court Judges

Hon. Kenneth Gillespie

  • Judge Gilespie received his associate degree from St. Johns River Community College in 1988, his bachelor’s degree from Florida Memorial University in 1990, and his J.D. from Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 1995. He was admitted to the Bar in 1996. Gillespie began his legal career as an assistant state attorney in Broward County. He worked in that capacity until 1999, when he became a U.S. Senior Trial Attorney for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In 2004, he became a Broward County General Magistrate, a position he held until he joined the circuit court in 2009.

Hon. Charles M. Green

  • Judge Green was elected on September 4, 1990, effective the following January. He was re-elected in 2008 and 2014, and his current six-year term expires on January 4, 2021. Greene was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1983. He began his career as a prosecutor, working in the counties of Lee and Broward for five years. He then spent a year in private practice before becoming a legal adviser for the Boca Raton Police Department in 1989. In 1990, he was elected to the circuit court.

Hon. Mily R. Powell

  • Judge Rodriguez-Powell received her B.S. degree from Florida International University and her J.D. degree from the University of Miami. She was admitted to the bar in 1985. Judge Powell was appointed by former Governor Jeb Bush on December 19, 2005, effective the following January. She was re-elected in 2008 and 2014, and her current six-year term expires on January 4, 2021.

Broward County Hours and Phone Number

Monday – Friday, 8am – 3:30pm
(954) 831-7154

Broward County Probate Court Website

The Court has a great, interactive website that allows you to do many things from the comfort of your home! Of those things you can what the Judge’s livestream YouTube channel, look up a glossary of terms and research fees and costs of the probate court. The Broward County Probate Court website can be found at:

Venue and Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction relates to which matters will be heard in a court. The Broward County Probate Court has jurisdiction over estates, guardianships, trusts, mental health, substance abuse, adult protective services, development disabilities and tuberculosis control. While, venue describes what court you should go to. Broward County Probate Court is the correct venue for people who are domiciled in Broward County or have property in Broward County.

Probate Lawyer near me

The Probate Pro is grateful to be able to practice law in Broward County. We are here to help you navigate this journey by focusing on your goals.  If you have any questions concerning any aspect of the law, call The Probate Pro at (833) PROBATE.