Douglas County Probate Records

Search for Douglas County KS 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.


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

Douglas County Clerk Lawrence KS 1100 Massachusetts Street 66044 785-832-5181


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

Baldwin City Municipal Court Baldwin KS 803 8th St 66006 785-594-6821

Eudora Municipal Court Eudora KS 4 East 7th Street 66025 785-594-6821

Lawrence Municipal Court Lawrence KS 1006 New Hampshire Street 66044 785-832-6190


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

Lawrence Public Records Archive Lawrence KS 6 East 6th Street 66044 785-832-3200