Smith County Probate Records

Search for Smith 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.


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

Smith County Clerk Smith Center KS 218 South Grant Street 66967 785-282-5110


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

Lebanon Municipal Court Lebanon KS 404 Main Street 66952 785-389-1141

Smith Center District Court Smith Center KS 218 South Grant Street 66967 785-282-5140

Smith Center Municipal Court Smith Center KS 119 West Court Street 66967 785-282-3812