Dakota County Probate Records

Search for Dakota County MN 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.


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

Burnsville City Clerk Burnsville MN 100 Civic Center Parkway 55337 952-895-4490

Dakota County Clerk Hastings MN 1560 Highway 55 55033 651-438-8100

Inver Grove Heights City Clerk Inver Grove Heights MN 8150 Barbara Ave 55077 651-450-2513


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

Dakota County Court Hastings MN 1560 Highway 55 55033 651-438-8100

Northern Dakota County Court West Saint Paul MN 1 West Mendota Road 55118 651-554-6200

Western Dakota County Court Apple Valley MN 14955 Galaxie Avenue West 55124 952-891-7256