Kent County Probate Records

Search for Kent County MI 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.


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

Byron Township Clerk Byron Center MI 8085 Byron Center Avenue Southwest 49315 616-878-9104

Grandville City Clerk Grandville MI 3195 Wilson Avenue Southwest 49418 616-530-4977

Kent County Clerk Grand Rapids MI 300 Monroe Avenue Northwest 49503 616-632-7640

Walker City Clerk Walker MI 4243 Remembrance Road Northwest 49534 616-791-6862

Wyoming Clerk Wyoming MI 1155 28th Street Southwest 49509 616-530-7296


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

Grand Rapids Circuit Court Grand Rapids MI 180 Ottawa Avenue Northwest 49503 616-632-5480

Grand Rapids District Court I Grand Rapids MI 180 Ottawa Avenue Northwest 49503 616-632-5700

Grand Rapids District Court II Grand Rapids MI 649 Kenmoor Avenue Southeast 49546 616-336-3570

Grandville District Court Grandville MI 3161 Wilson Avenue Southwest 49418 616-538-9660

Kentwood District Court Kentwood MI 4740 Walma Avenue Southeast 49512 616-698-9310

Rockford District Court Rockford MI 105 Maple Street Northeast 49341 616-866-1576

Walker District Court Walker MI 4343 Remembrance Road Northwest 49534 616-453-5765

Wyoming District Court Wyoming MI 2650 De Hoop Avenue Southwest 49509 616-530-7385


Kent County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Kent County MI. This may include Kent County 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 Kent County 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 Kent County probate records through searchable databases.

Grand Rapids City Archive Grand Rapids MI 223 Washington Street Southeast 49503 616-456-3114

Grand Rapids National Archive Grand Rapids MI 303 Pearl Street Northwest 49504 616-451-9263

Grand Rapids Official Records Archive Grand Rapids MI 300 Monroe Avenue Northwest 49503 616-456-3010