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 Hillsborough County, Florida.



800 E Twiggs Street
Tampa, FL 33602

Plant City Location

301 North Michigan Ave, Room 1071
Plant City, FL 33563

Hillsborough County Probate Court Judges

Hon. Vivian T. Corvo

  • Judge Corvo received her B.S. degree (in advertising) from the University of Florida and her J.D. degree from the University of Houston College of Law. Judge Corvo is a former assistant state attorney and assistant public defender. She was elected to the circuit court in 1996.

Hon. Ronald Ficarrotta

  • Judge Ficarrotta received his B.S. degree in Advertising from the University of Florida in 1979 and his J.D. degree from the South Texas College of Law in 1982. He also attended Magdalen College in Oxford, England, where he received a diploma in international law in 1982. Judge Ficarrotta began his career in 1983 as a prosecutor at the State Attorney’s Office in Tampa. He later became a felony division chief of that office. In 1994, then-Gov. Lawton Chiles appointed him the Hillsborough County Court.

Hillsborough County Hours and Phone Number

Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm
(989) 895-4205

Hillsborough 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 look at premade lists of things you need before you go to court, look up frequently asked questions and find electronic legal documents. The Hillsborough County Probate Court website can be found at:

Venue and Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction relates to which matters will be heard in a court. The Hillsborough County Probate Court has jurisdiction over deceased probate estates, trusts, mental health, registrations of foreign births, guardianships, and conservatorships. While, venue describes what court you should go to. Hillsborough County Probate Court is the correct venue for people who are domiciled in Hillsborough County or have property in Hillsborough County.

Probate Lawyer near me

The Probate Pro is grateful to be able to practice law in Hillsborough 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.