Penobscot County Probate Records

Search for Penobscot County ME 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.


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

East Millinocket Town Clerk East Millinocket ME 53 Main Street 04430 207-746-3376

Glenburn Town Clerk Glenburn ME 144 Lakeview Road 04401 207-942-2905

Newburgh Town Clerk Newburgh ME 2220 Western Avenue 04444 207-234-4151

Orono Town Clerk Orono ME 59 Main Street 04473 207-866-2556

Penobscot County Clerk Bangor ME 97 Hammond Street 04401


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

Bangor District Court Bangor ME 78 Exchange Street 04401 207-561-2300

Lincoln District Court Lincoln ME 52 Main Street 04457 207-794-8512

Millinocket District Court Millinocket ME 207 Penobscot Avenue 04462 207-723-4786

Newport District Court Newport ME 12 Water Street 04953 207-368-5778

Penobscot County Superior Court Bangor ME 78 Exchange Street 04401 207-561-2300