Kankakee County Probate Records

Search for Kankakee 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.


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

Buckingham Village Clerk Buckingham IL 121 West Maple Street 60917 815-426-2484

Kankakee County Clerk Kankakee IL 189 East Court Street 60901 815-937-2990

St Anne Village Clerk St. Anne IL 190 West Station Street 60964 815-427-6783


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

Kankakee County Court Kankakee IL 450 East Court Street 60901 815-937-2905


Kankakee County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Kankakee County IL. This may include Kankakee 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 Kankakee 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 Kankakee County probate records through searchable databases.

Kankakee Sheriffs Records Archive Kankakee IL 470 East Merchant Street 60901 815-937-8472