Clay County Probate Records

Search for Clay County IL 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.


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

Clay City Village Clerk Clay City IL 318 Walnut Street Southeast 62824 618-676-1441

Clay County Clerk Louisville IL PO Box 160 62858 618-665-3626

Flora City Clerk Flora IL 131 East 2nd Street 62839 618-662-8313


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

Clay County Circuit Court Louisville IL 111 West Chestnut Street 62858 618-665-3226