Scott County Probate Records

Search for Scott 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.


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

Scott County Clerk Winchester IL 35 East Market Street 62694 217-742-3178


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

Scott County Court Winchester IL 35 East Market Street 62694 217-742-3178