Columbia County Probate Records

Search for Columbia 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.


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

Austerlitz Town Clerk Spencertown NY 812 New York 203 12165 518-392-5007

Canaan Clerk Canaan NY 1647 County Route 5 12029 518-781-3749

Chatham Village Clerk Chatham NY 77 Main Street 12037 518-392-5821

Claverack Town Clerk Ghent NY 91 Church Street 12075 518-672-7911

Columbia County Clerk Hudson NY 401 State Street 12534 518-828-1527

Copake Town Clerk Copake NY 230 Mountain View Road 12516 518-329-2591

Germantown Town Clerk Germantown NY 50 Palatine Park Road 12526 518-537-6687

Kinderhook Village Clerk Kinderhook NY 6 Chatham Street 12106 518-758-9882

Livingston Town Clerk Hudson NY 119 County Route 19 12534 518-851-9441

New Lebanon Town Clerk New Lebanon NY 14755 New York 22 12125 518-794-8888

Stuyvesant Town Clerk Stuyvesant NY 5 Sunset Drive 12173 518-758-6248


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

Ancram Town Court Ancram NY 1416 County Route 7 12502 518-329-6512

Austerlitz Town Court Spencertown NY 812 Route 203 12165 518-392-3260

Canaan Town Court East Chatham NY 1647 County Route 5 12060 518-781-3749

Chatham Town Court Chatham NY 77 Main Street 12037 518-392-5440

Chatham Village Court Chatham NY 77 Main Street 12037 518-392-1825

Claverack Town Court Mellenville NY Main St & Dane Way 12565 518-672-4468

Clermont Town Court Germantown NY 1795 Route 9 12526 518-537-6868

Columbia County Court Hudson NY 401 Union Street 12534 518-828-7858

Copake Town Court Copake NY 230 Mountain View Road 12516 518-329-1234

Germantown Town Court Germantown NY 50 Palatine Park Road 12526 518-537-6687

Ghent Town Court Ghent NY 2306 Highway 66 12075 518-392-2706

Greenport Town Court Hudson NY 600 Town Hall Drive 12534 518-828-0138

Hillsdale Town Court Hillsdale NY 2784 Route 23 12529 518-325-5073

Hudson City Court Hudson NY 429 Warren Street 12534 518-828-3100

Kinderhook Town Court Valatie NY 4 Church Street 12184 518-784-2506

Kinderhook Village Court Kinderhook NY 6 Chatham Street 12106 518-758-8778

Livingston Town Court Hudson NY 119 County Route 19 12534 518-851-9441

New Lebanon Town Court New Lebanon NY 14755 Highway 22 12125 518-794-9456

Philmont Village Court Philmont NY 122 Main Street 12565 518-672-4886

Stockport Town Court Hudson NY 2787 Atlantic Avenue 12534 518-822-8009

Stuyvesant Town Court Stuyvesant NY 5 Sunset Drive 12173 518-758-6248

Taghkanic Town Court Ancram NY 909 Route 82 12502 518-851-7638

Valatie Village Court Valatie NY Spring & Main St 12184 518-758-9838


Columbia County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Columbia County NY. This may include Columbia 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 Columbia 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 Columbia County probate records through searchable databases.

Columbia County Clerk's Records Archive Hudson NY 560 Warren Street 12534 518-828-3339