Vermilion County Probate Records

Search for Vermilion 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.


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

Oakwood Township Clerk Fithian IL 7081 East 1700 North Road 61844 217-354-2814

Potomac Village Clerk Potomac IL 310 West State Street 61865 217-987-6900

Tilton Village Clerk Tilton IL 201 W 5th St 61833 217-477-0801

Vermilion County Clerk Danville IL 6 North Vermilion Street 61832 217-554-1900

Westville Village Clerk Westville IL 201 North State Street 61883 217-267-2507


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

Vermilion County Court Danville IL 7 North Vermilion Street 61832 217-554-7700