Kern County Probate Records

Search for Kern County CA 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.


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

Delano Clerk Delano CA 1015 11th Avenue 93215 661-720-2228

Kern County Clerk Bakersfield CA 1115 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-868-3590


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

Bakersfield Juvenile Court Bakersfield CA 2100 College Avenue 93305 661-868-4270

Bakersfield Superior Court Bakersfield CA 1415 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-868-5393

Delano Superior Court Delano CA 1122 Jefferson Street 93215 661-720-5800

Kern County Superior Court Bakersfield CA 1215 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-868-7207

Lamont Superior Court Lamont CA 12022 Main Street 93241 661-868-5800

Shafter Superior Court Shafter CA 325 Central Valley Highway 93263 661-746-7500

Taft Superior Court Taft CA 311 North Lincoln Street 93268 661-763-8566


Kern County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Kern County CA. This may include Kern 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 Kern 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 Kern County probate records through searchable databases.

Kern County Hall of Records Archive Bakersfield CA 1655 Chester Avenue 93301 661-868-6400

Kern County Vital Records Archive Bakersfield CA 1800 Mount Vernon Avenue 93306 661-868-0335