Shelby County Probate Records

Search for Shelby 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.


Shelby County Clerks maintain and preserve important records for a county or local jurisdiction in Shelby County AL. This can include probate records, which may date back decades or centuries. Shelby 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 Shelby 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 Shelby County probate records through a searchable database.

Calera-City Town Clerk Calera AL 10947 Alabama 25 35040 205-668-3503

Chelsea City Clerk Chelsea AL 11611 Chelsea Road 35043 205-678-8455

Columbiana Clerk Columbiana AL 107 Mildred Street 35051 205-669-5806

Montevallo City Clerk Montevallo AL 277 Park Drive 35115 205-665-2555

Pelham Clerk Pelham AL 32 Philip Davis Street 35124 205-620-6443

Shelby County Circuit Court Columbiana AL 112 North Main Street 35051 205-669-3760


Shelby 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 Shelby County AL. During a Shelby County probate case, courts create and preserve records on the will, including records on the distribution of estates, named heirs, creditors, and any dependents. Shelby 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, Shelby County land ownership, military service, residences, and any adoptions. Courts may provide online access to Shelby County probate records.

Alabaster Municipal Court Alabaster AL 127 1st Street Southwest 35007 205-664-6835

Calera Municipal Court Calera AL 10947 Highway 25 35040 205-668-3500

Columbiana Municipal Court Columbiana AL 107 Mildred Street 35051 205-669-5806

Harpersville Municipal Court Harpersville AL 83 Town Hall Lane 35078 205-672-9877

Helena Municipal Court Helena AL 816 Highway 52 35080 205-663-2161

Hoover Municipal Court Birmingham AL 2020 Valleydale Road 35244 205-444-7526

Montevallo Municipal Court Montevallo AL 545 Main Street 35115 205-665-2555

Pelham Municipal Court Pelham AL 3174 Church St 35124 205-620-6407

Shelby County District Court Columbiana AL 112 North Main Street 35051 205-669-3760

Vincent Municipal Court Vincent AL 25 Florey St 35178 205-672-2261

Wilsonville Municipal Court Wilsonville AL 9905 North Main Street 35186 205-669-6180

Wilton Municipal Court Wilton AL 205 Depot St 35187 205-665-2021


Shelby County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Shelby County AL. This may include Shelby County probate records that date back decades or even centuries. These probate records contain a range of important information, including the distribution of the estate, heirs named in the will, any creditors, and surviving dependents. The Shelby County public records may also include bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories created during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records are an important source for genealogical research, as they provide personal information about the deceased individual, including the names of children and spouses, residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. Archives may provide online access to Shelby County probate records through searchable databases.

Pelham Police Records Archive Pelham AL 32 Philip Davis Street 35124 205-620-6443

Shelby County Archive Columbiana AL 1854 North Main Street 35051 205-669-3912