Wayne County Probate Records

Search for Wayne 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.


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

Beatrice Clerk Detroit MI 3011 West Grand Boulevard 48202 800-972-4283

Dearborn Clerk Dearborn MI 13615 Michigan Avenue 48126 313-943-2010

Detroit Clerk Detroit MI 421 Madison Street 48226 313-965-8727

Harper Woods City Clerk Harper Woods MI 19617 Harper Avenue 48225 313-343-2510

Highland Park City Clerk Highland Park MI 12050 Woodward Avenue 48203 313-852-3068

River Rouge Clerk River Rouge MI 10600 West Jefferson Avenue 48218 313-842-5604

Rockwood City Clerk Rockwood MI 32409 Fort Road 48173 734-379-9496

Southgate City Clerk Southgate MI 14400 Dix Toledo Road 48195 734-246-1300

Taylor City Clerk Taylor MI 23555 Goddard Road 48180 734-374-1474

Wayne City Clerk Wayne MI 3355 South Wayne Road 48184 734-722-2204

Wayne County Clerk Detroit MI 2 Woodward Avenue 48226 313-224-6262

Westland City Clerk Westland MI 36300 Warren Road 48185 734-467-3191


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

Allen Park District Court Allen Park MI 6515 Roosevelt Avenue 48101 313-928-0535

Dearborn District Court Dearborn MI 16077 Michigan Avenue 48126 313-943-2060

Detroit District Court Detroit MI 421 Madison Street 48226 313-965-2200

Ecorse District Court Ecorse MI 3869 West Jefferson Avenue 48229 313-386-7900

Garden City District Court Garden MI 6000 Middlebelt Road 48135 734-793-1680

Gross Pointe Shores Municipal Court Village of Grosse Pointe Shores MI 795 Lake Shore Road 48236 313-881-5503

Gross Pointe Woods Municipal Court Grosse Pointe Woods MI 20025 Mack Plaza Drive 48236 313-343-2455

Grosse Point Municipal Court Grosse Pointe MI 17147 Maumee Avenue 48230 313-343-5262

Grosse Pointe Farms Municipal Court Grosse Pointe Farms MI 90 Kerby Road 48236 313-885-6600

Grosse Pointe Park Municipal Court Grosse Pointe Park MI 15115 East Jefferson Avenue 48230 313-822-3535

Hamtramck District Court Hamtramck MI 3401 Evaline Street 48212 313-876-7710

Harper Woods District Court Harper Woods MI 19617 Harper Avenue 48225 313-343-2590

Highland Park District Court Highland Park MI 12050 Woodward Avenue 48203 313-252-0300

Inkster District Court Inkster MI 27331 South River Park Drive 48141 313-277-8200

Lincoln Park District Court Lincoln Park MI 1475 Cleophus Parkway 48146 313-382-8653

Livonia District Court Livonia MI 15140 Farmington Road 48154 734-466-2500

Plymouth District Court Plymouth MI 660 Plymouth Road 48170 734-459-4740

Redford District Court Redford MI 15111 Beech-Daly Road 48239 313-387-2790

River Rouge District Court River Rouge MI 10600 West Jefferson Avenue 48218 313-842-7819

Romulus District Court Romulus MI 11131 Wayne Road 48174 734-941-4462

Southgate District Court Southgate MI 14720 Reaume Parkway 48195 734-258-3068

Taylor District Court Taylor MI 23365 Goddard Road 48180 734-374-1334

Wayne County Court Detroit MI 2 Woodward Avenue 48226 313-224-5261

Wayne District Court Wayne MI 34808 Sims Street 48184 734-722-5220

Westland District Court Westland MI 36675 Ford Road 48185 734-595-8720

Woodhaven District Court Trenton MI 19000 Van Horn Road 48183 734-671-0201

Wyandotte District Court Wyandotte MI 2015 Biddle Avenue 48192 734-324-4475


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

Detroit Birth & Death Records Archive Detroit MI 1151 Taylor Street 48202 313-876-4049

Detroit Security Archive Detroit MI 11850 East Jefferson Avenue 48214 313-822-4400

Grosse Pointe Woods Records Archive Grosse Pointe Woods MI 20025 Mack Plaza Drive 48236 313-343-2419

Harper Woods Metro Records Archive Harper Woods MI 19775 Washtenaw Street 48225 313-372-6525

Inkster Property Records Archive Inkster MI 26215 Trowbridge Street 48141 313-563-4271

Inkster Records Archive Inkster MI 27301 South River Park Drive 48141 313-563-9850

Trenton Police Records Archive Trenton MI 2872 West Jefferson Avenue 48183 734-676-8377

Westland Vital Records Archive Westland MI 36601 Ford Road 48185 734-467-3188