Houston County Probate Records

Search for Houston County AL probate records. A probate record search provides information on wills, estate distributions, heirs, surviving dependents, creditors, court ordered distributions, probate petitions, estate accounts, estate inventories, and genealogical information.


Houston County Clerks maintain and preserve important records for a county or local jurisdiction in Houston County AL. This can include probate records, which may date back decades or centuries. Houston County probate records include information on the distribution of an estate, named heirs, any creditors, and any dependents. These records can include documents on bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be useful for Houston County genealogical research, as they establish a range of important personal information about the deceased individual, including previous residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. The Clerk's Office may provide online access to Houston County probate records through a searchable database.

Columbia Town Clerk Columbia AL 203 South Washington Street 36319 334-696-4417

Dothan City Clerk Dothan AL 126 North Saint Andrews Street 36303 334-615-3160

Gordon City Clerk Gordon AL 692 Tifton Road 36343 334-522-3113

Houston County Clerk Dothan AL 462 North Oates Street 36303 334-677-4792


Houston County Courts are judicial bodies that operate at the federal, state, and local level to resolve legal disputes, including civil matters such as probate cases in Houston County AL. During a Houston County probate case, courts create and preserve records on the will, including records on the distribution of estates, named heirs, creditors, and any dependents. Houston County Courts also maintain records on petitions, bonds, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as any court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be an important source for genealogical research, because they contain important personal information about the deceased individual, including occupations, Houston County land ownership, military service, residences, and any adoptions. Courts may provide online access to Houston County probate records.

Ashford Courthouse Ashford AL 519 Broadway Avenue 36312 334-899-3366

Cottonwood Courthouse Cottonwood AL 1414 Metcalf Street 36320 334-691-2671

Dothan Courthouse Dothan AL 115 West Adams Street 36303 334-615-4150

Gordon Courthouse Gordon AL 692 Tifton Road 36343 334-522-3113

Houston County District Court Dothan AL 114 North Oates Street 36303 334-677-8764