DeKalb County Probate Records

Search for DeKalb 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.


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

Cortland Town Clerk Cortland IL 59 South Somonauk Road 60112 815-756-9041

Dekalb County Clerk Sycamore IL 110 East Sycamore Street 60178 815-895-7146

Kirkland City Clerk Kirkland IL 511 Main Street 60146 815-522-6179

Sandwich City Clerk Sandwich IL 144 East Railroad Street 60548 815-786-9321


DeKalb County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in DeKalb County IL. This may include DeKalb County probate records that date back decades or even centuries. These probate records contain a range of important information, including the distribution of the estate, heirs named in the will, any creditors, and surviving dependents. The DeKalb County public records may also include bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories created during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records are an important source for genealogical research, as they provide personal information about the deceased individual, including the names of children and spouses, residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. Archives may provide online access to DeKalb County probate records through searchable databases.

DeKalb County Birth And Death Records Archive DeKalb IL 2550 North Annie Glidden Road 60115 815-758-6673


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

DeKalb County Court Sycamore IL 133 West State Street 60178 815-895-7138

DeKalb District Court DeKalb IL 200 South 4th Street 60115 815-748-2096

Sandwich District Court Sandwich IL 128 East Railroad Street 60548 815-786-9075

Sycamore District Court Sycamore IL 200 North Main Street 60178 815-895-7193