Lake County Probate Records

Search for Lake 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.


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

Cuba Township Clerk Barrington IL 28000 W Cuba Rd 60010 847-381-1120

Grayslake Village Clerk Grayslake IL 33 South Whitney Street 60030 847-223-2341

Island Lake Village Clerk Island Lake IL 3720 Greenleaf Avenue 60042 847-526-8764

Lake County Clerk Waukegan IL 18 North County Street 60085 847-377-2308

Libertyville Clerk Libertyville IL 359 Merrill Court 60048 847-816-6800

Mundelein Clerk Mundelein IL 440 East Hawley Street 60060 847-949-3214

Warren Township Clerk Gurnee IL 17801 West Washington Street 60031 847-244-1101

Waukegan City Clerk Waukegan IL 100 North Martin Luther King Junior Avenue 60085 847-599-2513

West Deerfield Town Clerk Deerfield IL 601 Deerfield Road 60015 847-945-0614


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

Lake County Birth Death & Marriage Records Archive Waukegan IL 18 North County Street 60085 847-377-2411

Lake Zurich Police Records Archive Lake Zurich IL 200 Mohawk Trail 60047 847-540-3251


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

Lake County Circuit Court Waukegan IL 18 North County Street 60085 847-377-2400

Mundelein District Court Mundelein IL 18945 Highway 60 60060 847-377-3300

Round Lake Beach District Court Round Lake Beach IL 1792 North Nicole Lane 60073 847-377-3400

Waukegan District Court Waukegan IL 15 South County Street 60085 847-377-4504