Polk County Probate Records

Search for Polk 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.


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

Crookston City Clerk Crookston MN 124 North Broadway 56716 218-281-1232

East Grand Forks Clerk East Grand Forks MN 600 Demers Avenue 56721 218-773-2483

Fosston City Clerk Fosston MN 220 1st Street East 56542 218-435-1959

McIntosh City Clerk McIntosh MN 115 Northwest Broadway 56556 218-563-3043

Mentor City Clerk Mentor MN GARFIELD Ave 56736 218-637-2911

Winger Clerk Winger MN 10 Minnesota Avenue 56592 218-938-4150


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

Polk County Court Crookston MN 816 Marin Avenue 56716 218-281-2332