Buchanan County Probate Records

Search for Buchanan County IA 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.


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

Buchanan Clerk-District Court Independence IA 210 5th Avenue Northeast 50644 319-334-2196

Fairbank City Clerk Fairbank IA 116 Main Street East 50629 319-635-2869

Hazleton City Clerk Hazleton IA 111 3rd Street North 50641 319-636-2559

Lamont City Clerk Lamont IA 644 Bush Street 50650 563-924-2194

Winthrop City Clerk Winthrop IA 354 W Madison St 50682 319-935-3317


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

Independence District Court Independence IA 210 5th Avenue Northeast 50644 319-334-2196