Court Staff




               Nanci Howard, Chief Clerk



Marla Scribner, Clerk        


Kathleen Maher, Assistant Clerk

Court Staff Biographies            

Nanci Howard, Chief Clerk:
Nanci Howard enjoys working in the Housatonic Probate Court. She also works for the Town of Goshen as the Registrar of Voters. Nanci Howard lives in Goshen with her husband and two children. She is an active volunteer in her community.

To contact Nanci, please email her at, call the Court at (860) 355-6029, or just stop by and say hello.

Marla Scribner, Clerk:

Marla Scribner is the Clerk of the Housatonic Probate Court. In this position, Marla seeks to serve our citizens and help insure the efficient and considerate handling of all probate matters within the Court’s five town jurisdiction. Prior to joining the Court staff, Marla was a longtime employee for the Town of New Milford who held positions with the Police Department and the Mayor’s Office. She is an upbeat, professional staff member who looks forward to helping you with your probate needs.

To contact Marla, please email her at, call the Court at (860) 355-6029, or just stop by and say hello.

Kathleen Maher, Assistant Clerk:

Kathleen Maher is one of the Assistant Clerks of the Housatonic Probate Court. Kathleen enjoys her job and is looking forward to helping the people of Bridgewater, Brookfield, New Fairfield, New Milford and Sherman.

When she is not working Kathleen is very active in volunteering in the community. She is a member of The Woman’s Club of Greater New Milford and the Auxiliary of the VFW Post 1672.

Kathleen resides with her husband in New Milford and is the proud mom of Brandi and Matt.

To contact Kathleen, please feel free to email her at or call the Court at (860) 355-6029.



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Contact Information


47 Bridge Street
New Milford, CT 06776 

Phone: (860) 355-6029
Fax: (860) 355-6024

Mailing Address:

47 Bridge Street
New Milford, CT 06776

Office hours:

Monday - Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
Friday:  8:00 AM - 3:00 PM