District of Columbia Probate Records

Search for District of Columbia DC 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.


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

District Of Columbia Clerk Washington DC 430 E Street Northwest 20001 360-577-3016


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

D.C. Traffic Community Court Washington DC 500 Indiana Avenue Northwest 20001 202-879-1010

ERCC Community Court Washington DC 500 Indiana Avenue Northwest 20001 202-879-1010

Obama Supreme Court Washington DC 1 First Street Northeast 20543 202-479-3000

Washington DC Superior Court Washington DC 500 Indiana Avenue Northwest 20001 202-879-1373


District of Columbia Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in District of Columbia DC. This may include District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia probate records through searchable databases.

District of Columbia Recruiting and Records Archive Washington DC 2000 14th Street Northwest 20009 202-442-9700

District of Columbia Vital Records Archive Washington DC 825 North Capitol Street Northeast 20002 202-671-5000

United States Government National Archive Washington DC Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest 20001 202-357-5110

Washington American Catholic Archive Washington DC 620 Michigan Avenue Northeast 20064 202-319-5065

Washington DC Archive Washington DC 3015 4th Street Northeast 20017 202-269-2561

Washington DC Data Archive Washington DC 304 C Street Northeast 20002 202-546-6653

Washington DC National Archive Washington DC 700 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest 20408 202-357-5222

Washington DC Postal Records Archive Washington DC 100 Indiana Avenue Northwest 20001 202-393-4695

Washington DC Public Records Archive Washington DC 1300 Naylor Court Northwest 20001 202-671-1105

Washington DC Vital Records Archive Washington DC 899 North Capitol Street Northeast 20002 202-442-9303

Washington Smithsonian Institution Archive Washington DC 600 Maryland Avenue Southwest 20024 202-633-1000