Elkhart County Probate Records

Search for Elkhart 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.


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

Elkhart City Clerk Elkhart IN 229 South 2nd Street 46516 574-522-5272

Elkhart County Clerk Goshen IN 101 North Main Street 46526 574-535-6469

Millersburg Town Clerk Millersburg IN 201 West Washington Street 46543 574-642-3976

Nappanee Clerk Nappanee IN 300 West Lincoln Street 46550 574-773-2112

Wakarusa Clerk Wakarusa IN 100 West Waterford Street 46573 574-862-4314


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

Elkhart Circuit Court Goshen IN 101 North Main Street 46526 674-535-6430

Elkhart City Court Elkhart IN 229 South 2nd Street 46516 574-522-5272

Elkhart Superior Court I Elkhart IN 313 South 2nd Street 46516 574-523-2340

Elkhart Superior Court II Goshen IN 101 North Main Street 46526 574-535-6440

Goshen City Court Goshen IN 111 East Jefferson Street 46528 574-533-9369

Nappanee City Court Nappanee IN 300 West Lincoln Street 46550 574-773-2112


Elkhart County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Elkhart County IN. This may include Elkhart County probate records that date back decades or even centuries. These probate records contain a range of important information, including the distribution of the estate, heirs named in the will, any creditors, and surviving dependents. The Elkhart County public records may also include bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories created during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records are an important source for genealogical research, as they provide personal information about the deceased individual, including the names of children and spouses, residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. Archives may provide online access to Elkhart County probate records through searchable databases.

Elkhart County Vital Records Archive Elkhart IN 608 Oakland Avenue 46516 574-523-2107

Goshen Mennonite Church Archive Goshen IN 1700 South Main Street 46526 800-790-2498