New Castle County Probate Records

Search for New Castle County DE 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.


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

New Castle County Clerk Wilmington DE 800 North French Street 19801 302-395-7730


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

Claymont Justice Court Claymont DE 130 Hickman Road 19703

Middletown Justice Court Middletown DE 757 North Broad Street 19709 302-378-5221

New Castle County Court Wilmington DE 500 North King Street 19801 302-255-0900

New Castle Justice Court New Castle DE 61 Christiana Road 19720 302-323-4450

Newark Alderman Court Newark DE 220 South Main Street 19711 302-366-7028

Newport Alderman Court Wilmington DE 15 North Augustine Street 19804 302-998-2707

West Wilmington Justice Court Wilmington DE 210 Greenbank Road 19808

Wilmington Justice Court Wilmington DE 300 North Walnut Street 19801 302-577-7234


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

Wilmington Diocese Archive Wilmington DE 8 Old Church Road 19807 302-655-0597