Chouteau County Probate Records

Search for Chouteau County MT 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.


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

Chouteau County Clerk Fort Benton MT PO Box 459 59442 406-622-5024


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

Chouteau County Court Fort Benton MT 1308 Franklin Street 59442 406-622-5024

Fort Benton City Court Fort Benton MT 1204 Front Street 59442 406-622-5494

Fort Benton Justice Court Fort Benton MT 1215 Washington Street 59442 406-622-5502