Jennifer Collins

for Judge of Probate

Experience that Works!

Integrity - Compassion - Service

Vote on November 8th, 2022

New Patch Candidate Profile

Read my candidate profile
published Nov. 3 by Ridgefield Patch

Serving the residents of Bethel, Newtown, Redding, and Ridgefield

My name is Jennifer Collins and I am running for Judge of Probate for the Northern Fairfield County Probate District (45th District). I will utilize my Experience that Works to ensure that the Probate Court works efficiently and effectively for the people. The Probate Court is meant to be a consumer friendly court. I will combine my vast legal experience with my core values of integrity, compassion and service to make this happen. It would be my honor to serve as your Judge of Probate and I ask you for your vote on November 8th, 2022.

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Jennifer's Legal Experience

20 years of service to the Probate Court

24 years of court room litigation experience

11 years of service as a CT Magistrate

4 years of service in Juvenile Court

Superior Court Law Clerk (NJ)

Naval Legislative Affairs Intern at the Pentagon

Northern Fairfield County Probate District (45th District)

Bethel - Newtown - Redding - Ridgefield

As a result of the 2011 probate court consolidation, the towns of Bethel, Newtown, Redding, and Ridgefield are served by the Northern Fairfield County Probate Court (45th District).

Phone Number: 203-794-8508

Mailing Address: 1 School Street, Bethel, CT 06801

Office Hours:

Monday – Wednesday: 8:00AM -4:30PM

Thursday: 8:00AM-6:00pm

Friday: 8:00AM-12:00PM

Approved by Jennifer Collins

Paid for by Jennifer Collins for Probate Judge, Lawrence Weisberg, Treasurer

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Oct. 13 Fundraiser

Please join Jennifer Collins for Probate Judge Oct. 13 for a very social fundraising event at the Danbury, CT Elks Lodge No. 120 on Sugar Hollow Rd.

Any U.S. citizen can donate between $5 and $1,000. Cash or checks will be accepted at the door, or donate ahead of time securely online at

It is a fundraiser, so donations are encouraged, but we also invite folks to simply swing by, share a social evening, and learn about the 45th District Probate Court, serving Bethel, Newtown, Redding and Ridgefield, and the role of the Probate Judge. (It’s a non-political role, and in that spirit we hope everyone will join us Oct. 13, no matter party affiliation.)

Please RSVP using this form, It only takes a minute. If you can’t make it, you can always use the link above to donate online.

See the campaign website to learn more:

It's Time for Lawn Signs
& Letters to the Editor

It's time for Signs & Letters to support Jennifer Collins for Probate Judge!

We're getting lots of inquiries from folks who want to support Attorney Collins' campaign for Judge of Probate in the 45th District, serving Bethel, Newtown, Redding, and Ridgefield (and we love that!)

You can help by putting up a lawn sign and/or writing a Letter to the Editor in support of her candidacy.

Click the link to let us know how you would like to help the campaign and

we'll deliver a sign and/or let you know the simple process of submitting a letter to the media outlets covering communities in the district.

Thanks in advance for joining the campaign team.There is lot of work to do between now and November 8th!

To learn more about Attorney Collins and the campaign, see the website: