Lafayette Parish Probate Records

Search for Lafayette Parish LA 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.


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

Jefferson Davis Parish Clerk Lafayette LA PO Box 2009 70502 504-364-2900

Lafayette Clerk Lafayette LA 705 West University Avenue 70506 337-291-8810


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

Broussard Justice of Peace Court Broussard LA 120 Hulin Road 70518 337-837-1404

Broussard Magistrate Court Broussard LA 310 East Main Street 70518 337-837-6681

Carencro Justice of Peace Court Carencro LA 1019 Hector Connoly Road 70520 337-896-6605

Carencro Mayor's Court Carencro LA 210 East Saint Peter Street 70520 337-896-8481

Duson Justice of Peace Court Duson LA 2306 South Fieldspan Road 70529 337-873-8413

Lafayette City Court Lafayette LA 105 East Convent Street 70501 337-291-8735

Lafayette District Court Lafayette LA 800 South Buchanan Street 70501 337-269-5761

Lafayette Justice of Peace Court I Lafayette LA 2877 Verot School Road 70508 337-856-4303

Lafayette Justice of Peace Court II Lafayette LA 516 East Broussard Road 70503 337-989-1729

Melrose Justice of Peace Court Lafayette LA 199 Melrose Drive 70506 318-379-2273

Scott Justice of Peace Court Scott LA 310 D Arceneaux Road 70583 337-873-3646

Scott Mayor's Court Scott LA 125 Lions Club Road 70583 337-856-4181

Youngsville Justice of Peace Court Youngsville LA 4256 Verot School Road 70592 337-856-5515

Youngsville Mayor's Court Youngsville LA 305 Iberia Street 70592 337-856-4181