DeKalb County Probate Records

Search for DeKalb County IN 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.


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

Ashley Clerk Ashley IN 500 South Gonser Avenue 46705 260-587-9276

Butler Clerk Butler IN 201 South Broadway Street 46721 260-868-5200

Corunna Clerk Corunna IN 102 North Bridge Street 46730 260-281-2911

Dekalb County Clerk Auburn IN 100 Main Street 46706 260-333-0701

Waterloo City Clerk Waterloo IN 280 North Wayne Street 46793 260-837-7428


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

Butler City Court Butler IN 120 West Main Street 46721 260-868-2441

Dekalb County Circuit Court Auburn IN 100 Main Street 46706 260-925-2764

Dekalb County Superior Court Auburn IN 100 Main Street 46706 260-925-4723