Albany County Probate Records

Search for Albany County NY 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.


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

Albany County Clerk Albany NY 112 State Street 12207 518-447-7168

Albany Presbytery Clerk Watervliet NY 601 5th Avenue 12189 518-273-3390

Berne Town Clerk Berne NY 1656 Helderberg Trl 12023 518-872-1448

Cohoes City Clerk Cohoes NY 97 Mohawk Street 12047 518-233-2140

Colonie Town Clerk Latham NY 534 New Loudon Road 12110 518-783-2734

Guilderland Town Clerk Altamont NY 5209 Western Avenue 12009 518-356-1980

New Scotland Town Clerk Slingerlands NY 2029 New Scotland Road 12159 518-439-4865

Ravena City Clerk Ravena NY 15 Russell Avenue 12143 518-756-2100

Watervliet Clerk Watervliet NY 2 15th Street 12189 518-270-3810


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

Albany City Criminal Court Albany NY 1 Morton Avenue 12202 518-453-5520

Albany City Traffic Court Albany NY 24 Eagle Street 12207 518-453-4630

Albany County Court Albany NY 6 Lodge Street 12207 518-285-8777

Albany Supreme Court Albany NY 16 Eagle Street 12207 518-285-8989

Altamont Village Court Altamont NY 115 Main Street 12009 518-861-8554

Berne Town Court Berne NY 1656 Helderberg Trail 12023 518-872-9303

Bethlehem Town Court Delmar NY 447 Delaware Avenue 12054 518-439-4955

Coeymans Town Court Ravena NY 18 Russell Avenue 12143 518-756-8480

Cohoes City Court Cohoes NY 97 Mohawk Street 12047 518-453-5501

Colonie Town Court Latham NY 312 Wolf Road 12110 518-783-2714

Guilderland Town Court Altamont NY 5209 Western Turnpike 12009

Knox Town Court Altamont NY 2192 New York 156 12009 518-872-9183

Menands Village Court Menands NY 250 Broadway 12204 518-434-3992

New Scotland Town Court Slingerlands NY 2029 New Scotland Road 12159 518-475-0493

Ravena Village Court Ravena NY 15 Mountain Road 12143 518-756-2313

Rensselaerville Town Court Medusa NY 87 Barger Road 12120 518-797-3798

Villain Village Court Albany NY 445 Broadway 12207 666-789-1234

Voorheesville Village Court Voorheesville NY 29 Voorheesville Avenue 12186 518-765-5524

Watervliet City Court Watervliet NY 2 15th Street 12189 518-270-3803

Westerlo Town Court Westerlo NY 671 County Road 401 12193 518-797-3239


Albany County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Albany County NY. This may include Albany County probate records that date back decades or even centuries. These probate records contain a range of important information, including the distribution of the estate, heirs named in the will, any creditors, and surviving dependents. The Albany County public records may also include bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories created during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records are an important source for genealogical research, as they provide personal information about the deceased individual, including the names of children and spouses, residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. Archives may provide online access to Albany County probate records through searchable databases.

Albany County Clerks Records Archive Albany NY 16 Eagle Street 12207 518-487-5120

Albany County Finance Department Tax Records Archive Albany NY 112 State Street 12207 518-447-7082

Albany County Hall of Records Archive Albany NY 95 Tivoli Street 12207 518-436-3663

Albany New York State Records Archive Albany NY 1220 Washington Avenue 12226 518-457-3171

Altamont Police Records Archive Altamont NY 5209 Western Turnpike 12009 518-452-6921

Menands Vital Records Archive Menands NY 800 North Pearl Street 12204 518-474-3055