Sussex County Probate Records

Search for Sussex 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.


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

Sussex County Clerk Georgetown DE PO Box 29 19947 202-879-2700


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

Bethany Beach Alderman Court Bethany Beach DE 214 Garfield Parkway 19930 302-539-8011

Dewey Beach Alderman Court Dewey Beach DE 105 Rodney Avenue 19971 302-227-6630

Fenwick Island Alderman Court Fenwick Island DE 800 Delaware 1 19944 302-539-8934

Frankford Justice Court Frankford DE 9 Main Street 19945 302-732-9580

Georgetown DUI Court Georgetown DE 5 East Pine Street 19947

Georgetown Justice Court Georgetown DE 23730 Shortly Road 19947 302-856-1445

Laurel Alderman Court Laurel DE 201 Mechanic Street 19956 302-875-2855

Rehoboth Beach Alderman Court Rehoboth Beach DE 229 Rehoboth Avenue 19971 302-227-7917

Rehoboth Justice Court Rehoboth Beach DE 35252 Hudson Way 19971 645-616-3302

Seaford Justice Court Seaford DE 408 East Stein Highway 19973 302-628-2036

Sussex County Court Georgetown DE 1 The Circle 19947 302-856-5333