Monroe County Probate Records

Search for Monroe 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.


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

Monroe County Clerk Waterloo IL 100 South Main Street 62298 618-939-8681


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

Monroe County Circuit Court Waterloo IL 100 South Main Street 62298 618-939-8681