Bristol County Probate Records

Search for Bristol County MA 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.


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

Bristol County Clerk Taunton MA 9 Court Street 02780 508-823-6588

Dartmouth Town Clerk Dartmouth MA 400 Slocum Road 02747 508-999-0723

Dighton Town Clerk Dighton MA 979 Somerset Avenue 02715 508-669-5411

Easton Town Clerk Easton MA 136 Elm Street 02356 508-230-0530

Fall River City Clerk Fall River MA 1 Government Center 02720 508-324-2220

New Bedford City Clerk New Bedford MA 133 William Street 02740 508-961-3153

Norton Town Clerk Norton MA 70 East Main Street 02766 508-285-0230

Swansea Town Clerk Swansea MA 81 Main Street 02777 508-678-9389


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

Attleboro District Court Attleboro MA 88 North Main Street 02703 508-222-5900

Bristol Superior Court Taunton MA 9 Court Street 02780 508-823-6588

Fall River District Court Fall River MA 45 Rock Street 02720 508-679-8161

New Bedford District Court New Bedford MA 75 North 6th Street 02740 508-991-3027

Taunton District Court Taunton MA 120 Cohannet Street 02780 508-977-6130