New York County Probate Records

Search for New York 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.


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

New York Clerk New York NY 141 Worth Street 10013 212-669-2778

New York County Clerk New York NY 60 Centre Street 10007 646-386-5955


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

Manhattan Criminal Court New York NY 346 Broadway 10013 646-386-4869

Manhattan North Traffic Violations Bureau New York NY 159 East 125th Street 10035 718-488-5710

Manhattan South Traffic Violations Bureau New York NY 19 Rector Street 10006 718-488-5710

Midtown Community Court New York NY 314 West 54th Street 10019 646-264-1300

New York County Criminal Court New York NY 100 Centre Street 10013 646-386-4500

New York County Supreme Court New York NY 111 Centre Street 10013 646-386-4301


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

New York Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archive New York NY 799 Broadway 10003 212-674-5398

New York Art Archive New York NY 133 5th Avenue 10003 212-673-5600

New York City National Archive New York NY 1 Bowling Green 10004 212-401-1620

New York City Records Archive New York NY 31 Chambers Street 10007 212-788-8010

New York Educational Records Archive New York NY 220 East 42nd Street 10017 212-370-4094

New York Mausoleum Records Archive New York NY 18 East 53rd Street 10022 212-758-4636

New York New Millennium Oral History Archive New York NY 177 West 26th Street 10001 212-366-1447

New York New School University Administrative Offices Records Archive New York NY 65 5th Avenue 10003 212-229-5720

New York Rodgers & Hammerstein Archive New York NY 40 Lincoln Center Plaza 10023 212-870-1663

New York Shubert Archive New York NY 149 West 45th Street 10036 212-944-3895

New York Special Collections and FIT Archive New York NY 7th Avenue 10001 212-217-4385