Wells County Probate Records

Search for Wells County ND 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.


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

Wells County Clerk Fessenden ND 700 Railway Street North 58438 701-547-3122


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

Fessenden District Court Fessenden ND 700 Railway Street North 58438 701-547-3122

Harvey Municipal Court Harvey ND 120 8th Street West 58341 701-324-2000