Buena Vista County Probate Records

Search for Buena Vista 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.


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

Alta City Clerk Alta IA 223 South Main Street 51002 712-200-2105

Buena Vista County Clerk Storm Lake IA PO Box 1186 50588 712-749-2546

Lakeside City Clerk Lakeside IA 100 Ash Street 50588 712-732-6601

Newell City Clerk Newell IA 207 East 2nd Street 50568 712-272-4410

Storm Lake City Clerk Storm Lake IA 620 Erie Street 50588 712-732-8000


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

Storm Lake District Court Storm Lake IA 215 East 5th Street 50588 712-749-2546