Richland County Probate Records

Search for Richland 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.


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

Richland County Clerk Olney IL 103 West Main Street 62450 618-392-3111


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

Richland County Court Olney IL 103 West Main Street 62450 618-392-3111