Cortland County Probate Records

Search for Cortland 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.


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

Cortland County Clerk Cortland NY 60 Central Avenue 13045 607-753-5048

Cortlandville Town Clerk Cortland NY 3577 Terrace Road 13045 607-756-5725

Cuyler Town Clerk Truxton NY 6984 East Keeney Road 13158 607-842-6695

Homer Village Clerk Homer NY 53 South Main Street 13077 607-749-3322

Preble Town Clerk Preble NY 1968 Preble Road 13141 607-749-3199

Taylor Town Clerk Cincinnatus NY 3299 New York 26 13040 607-863-3008


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

Cincinnatus Town Court Cincinnatus NY 2628 Lower Cincinnatus Road 13040 607-863-4220

Cortland City Court Cortland NY 25 Court Street 13045 607-428-5420

Cortland County Court Cortland NY 46 Greenbush Street 13045 607-753-5013

Cortlandville Town Court Cortland NY 3577 Terrace Road 13045 607-756-2352

Cuyler Town Court Truxton NY 4895 Tripoli Road 13158 607-423-1985

Freetown Town Court Marathon NY 2369 County Rt116 13803 607-849-6372

Homer Town Court Homer NY 4 Water Street 13077 607-749-2326

Homer Village Court Homer NY 4 Water Street 13077 607-749-2326

Lapeer Town Court Marathon NY 1269 Parker Street 13803 607-849-3803

Marathon Town Court Marathon NY 20 West Main Street 13803 607-849-6960

McGraw Village Court McGraw NY RT 41 & Cemetery St 13101 607-836-6294

Preble Town Court Preble NY 1968 Preble Road 13141 607-749-2377

Scott Town Court Homer NY 438 Ripley Hill Cross Road 13077 607-749-2902

Solon Town Court East Freetown NY 4012 N Tower Rd 13040 607-836-6798

Taylor Town Court Cincinnatus NY 3854 Cheningo Solon Pond Road 13040 607-863-3716

Truxton Town Court Truxton NY 3767 Prospect Street 13158 607-842-6387

Virgil Town Court Cortland NY 1176 Church Street 13045 607-835-6587

Willet Town Court Willet NY 1200 Route 26 13863 607-863-3261


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

Cortland Police Records Archive Cortland NY 25 Court Street 13045 607-758-8305

Cortland Records Archive Cortland NY 35 Port Watson Street 13045 607-758-8970