Stearns County Probate Records

Search for Stearns 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.


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

Avon City Clerk Avon MN 140 Stratford St E 56310 320-356-7922

Belgrade Clerk Belgrade MN 417 Washburn Avenue 56312 320-254-8220

Brooten City Clerk Brooten MN 147 Central Avenue North 56316 320-346-2524

Cold Spring City Clerk Cold Spring MN 27 Red River Ave S 56320 320-685-3653

Freeport Clerk Freeport MN 125 Main St E 56331 320-836-2112

Paynesville Clerk Paynesville MN 221 Washburne Avenue 56362 320-243-3714

St Joseph City Clerk St. Joseph MN 25 College Avenue North 56374 320-363-7201

Stearns County Clerk St. Cloud MN 725 Courthouse Square 56303 320-656-3620


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

Stearns County Court St. Cloud MN 725 Courthouse Square 56303 320-656-3620