Lake County Probate Records

Search for Lake 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.


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

Dyer Clerk Dyer IN 1 Town Square 46311 219-865-2421

East Chicago City Clerk East Chicago IN 2301 East Columbus Drive 46312 219-391-8491

Hammond City Clerk Hammond IN 5925 Calumet Avenue 46320 219-853-6502

Highland Clerk Highland IN 3333 Ridge Road 46322 219-838-1080

Hobart City Clerk Hobart IN 414 Main Street 46342 219-942-1940

Lake County Clerk Hammond IN 232 Russell Street 46320 219-931-3440

Lake County Clerk East Chicago IN 3711 Main Street 46312 219-398-2442

Lake County Clerk Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3533

Lake Station Clerk Lake Station IN 3701 Fairview Avenue 46405 219-962-3111

Merrillville Clerk Merrillville IN 7820 Broadway 46410 219-769-3501

Munster Town Clerk Munster IN 1005 Ridge Road 46321 219-836-6940

Schererville Clerk Schererville IN 10 East Joliet Street 46375 219-322-4581

St John Clerk St. John IN 10955 West 93rd Avenue 46373 219-365-8636

Whiting City Clerk Whiting IN 1443 119th Street 46394 219-659-4688


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

Crown Point City Court Crown Point IN Courthouse Square 46307 219-662-3243

East Chicago City Court East Chicago IN 2301 East Columbus Drive 46312 219-391-8489

Gary City Court Gary IN 555 Polk Street 46402 219-881-1271

Hammond City Court Hammond IN 5925 Calumet Avenue 46320 219-853-6388

Hobart City Court Hobart IN 414 Main Street 46342 219-942-8218

Lake Circuit Court Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3488

Lake County Superior Court I Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3570

Lake County Superior Court II Hammond IN 232 Russell Street 46320 219-933-2843

Lake County Superior Court III Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3500

Lake Station City Court Lake Station IN 3701 Fairview Avenue 46405 219-962-2145

Lowell Town Court Lowell IN 501 East Main Street 46356 219-696-7794

Merrillville Town Court Merrillville IN 7820 Broadway 46410 219-756-6185

Schererville Town Court Schererville IN 25 East Joliet Street 46375 219-865-5579

Whiting City Court Whiting IN 1443 119th Street 46394 219-659-4688


Lake County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Lake County IN. This may include Lake 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 Lake 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 Lake County probate records through searchable databases.

East Chicago Vital Records Archive East Chicago IN 100 West Chicago Avenue 46312 219-391-8413