Orleans Parish Probate Records

Search for Orleans 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.


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

Jefferson Parish Clerk New Orleans LA 1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard 70123 504-736-6397

Natchitoches Parish Clerk New Orleans LA 421 Loyola Avenue 70112 504-407-0000

Orleans Parish Clerk New Orleans LA 2700 Tulane Avenue 70119 504-658-9000

St Tammany Parish Clerk New Orleans LA 400 Royal Street 70130 504-310-2300


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

Jefferson District Court II New Orleans LA 1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard 70123 504-736-6390

Louisiana Supreme Court New Orleans LA 400 Royal Street 70130 504-310-2551

New Orleans City Court New Orleans LA 225 Morgan Street 70114 504-368-4245

New Orleans Drug Court New Orleans LA 1555 Poydras Street 70112 504-568-2025

New Orleans Municipal Court New Orleans LA 727 South Broad Street 70119 504-658-9700

New Orleans Traffic Court I New Orleans LA 225 Morgan Street 70114 504-658-8500

New Orleans Traffic Court II New Orleans LA 727 South Broad Street 70119 504-658-8500

Orleans Civil District Court New Orleans LA 421 Loyola Avenue 70112 504-592-9275

Orleans Parish District Court New Orleans LA 2700 Tulane Avenue 70119 504-658-9100

Orleans Parish Juvenile Court New Orleans LA 421 Loyola Avenue 70112 504-658-9555


Orleans Parish Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Orleans Parish LA. This may include Orleans Parish 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 Orleans Parish 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 Orleans Parish probate records through searchable databases.

Orleans Parish Notarial Archive New Orleans LA 1340 Poydras Street 70112 504-568-8577