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 Palm Beach County, Florida. 


Main Court House

205 North Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

North County Courthouse

3188 PGA Blvd.
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

South County Courthouse

200 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach, FL 33444

West County Courthouse

2950 State Road 15 Room S-100
Belle Glade, FL 33430

Palm Beach County Probate Court Judges

Hon. Maxine Cheesman

  • In 2001, while working full-time, Judge Cheesman enrolled in law school at Nova Southeastern University. In 2004 she graduated cum laude. Between 2005 and 2007, Judge Cheesman served as Director of the Real Estate Division. In 2007 she began a solo law practice. Her firm eventually evolved into the Law Offices of Cheesman and Varner, a two-attorney firm, handling a variety of litigation and transactional matters, including real estate, title services, mortgages, probate, contract matters, fair housing litigation, bankruptcy, and employment disputes.

Hon. Charles Burton

  • Judge Burton was appointed by former Governor Jeb Bushon October 12, 2005, effective November 1. He was later re-elected in 2008 and 2014. Burton received his B.S. degree from Suffolk University in 1980 and his D. degree from Nova Southeastern University in 1984. Burton began his career in 1984 as an assistant state attorney in West Palm Beach. He then ran a private law practice with his brother from 1990 to 1995, dealing with bankruptcy, family law and some criminal defense. After that, he returned to the state attorney’s office. In May of 2000, he joined the Palm Beach County Court, where he served until his elevation to the circuit court in October of 2005.

Hon. Samantha Schosberg Feuer

  • Judge Schosberg Feuer earned her B.A. from Tufts University in 1998 and her J.D. degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2002. Prior to her judicial election in 2014, Feuer worked as counsel for the law firm of Akerman LLP. She also previously worked for the Office of the Florida Attorney General, where she served as the chief of the South Florida Bureau.

Hon. Dina Keever-Agrama

  • Judge Keever-Agrama received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and a J.D. from Florida State University. From 1995 to 1998, she was an assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Florida. She continued in that role in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania from 1998 to 2002. From 2009 to 2012, she worked as a private attorney with Lewis Tein, P.L. In 2013, she opened her own practice and then transitioned to working at McCabe Rabin, P.A. until her appointment to the circuit court.

Hon. Karen M. Miller

  • Judge Miller received an undergraduate degree in European History from Bard College and a J.D. degree from Nova Southeastern University. Judge Miller began her career as an assistant state attorney for Palm Beach County. She worked for the Florida Department of Children and Families from 1989 to 1997, serving as a health attorney, an acting district legal counsel and, finally, as district legal counsel. She later worked for A.G. Holley Hospital as chief legal counsel. She then worked as legal counsel for Clerk of Court Dorothy Wilken until she was elected to the circuit court in 2002.

Hon. Scott Suskauer

  • Judge Suskauer received a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and a J.D. from the University of Miami. Judge Suskauer was a private attorney from 1994 to 2015. His practice was the Suskauer Law Firm, P.A.He was previously an assistant public defender in Palm Beach County.

Hon. Jessica Ticktin

  • Judge Ticktin received her B.S. in criminology, with honors, from Florida State University and her J.D. degree from the Stetson University College of Law. She was elected to the court in 2014 for a term beginning on January 6, 2015, and expiring on January 4, 2021.

Palm Beach County Hours and Phone Number

Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm
(561) 355-2986

Palm Beach County Probate Court Website

The Palm Beach County Probate Court has a great, interactive website that allows you to do many things from the comfort of your home! Of those things you look up frequently asked questions, review the information on different types of cases the Court hears, and find the filing fees costs. The Palm Beach County Probate Court website can be found at:

Venue and Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction relates to which matters will be heard in a court. The Palm Beach 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. Palm Beach County Probate Court is the correct venue for people who are domiciled in Palm Beach County or have property in Palm Beach County.

Probate Lawyer near me

The Probate Pro is grateful to be able to practice law in Palm Beach County. The Probate Pro is here to help you navigate this journey by focusing on your goals.  If you have any questions concerning any aspect of the law, let me know. My direct line is 248-399-3300 or toll free: 833-PROBATE.