Sumter County Probate Records

Search for Sumter County GA 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.


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

Americus City Clerk Americus GA 101 West Lamar Street 31709 229-924-4411

Sumter County Clerk Americus GA PO Box 295 31709 229-928-4500


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

Americus Magistrate Court Americus GA 500 West Lamar Street 31709 229-928-4524

Americus Municipal Court Americus GA 119 South Lee Street 31709 229-924-3677

Americus Superior Court Americus GA West Lamar St 31709 229-928-4565

Leslie Municipal Court Leslie GA 108 Commerce Street 31764 229-874-1259

Plains Municipal Court Plains GA 101 West Church Street 31780 229-824-5445