Rensselaer County Probate Records

Search for Rensselaer 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.


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

Brunswick Town Clerk Troy NY 336 Town Office Road 12180 518-279-3461

Castleton Village Clerk Castleton-on-Hudson NY 85 South Main Street 12033 518-732-2211

East Greenbush Town Clerk Rensselaer NY 225 Columbia Turnpike 12144 518-477-7145

Green Island Town Clerk Troy NY 69 Hudson Avenue 12183 518-273-0661

Rensselaer County Clerk Troy NY 1600 7th Avenue 12180 518-270-2880

Sand Lake Town Clerk Averill Park NY 8428 Miller Hill Road 12153 518-674-2026

Schaghticoke Village Clerk Schaghticoke NY 163 Main Street 12154 518-753-6100

Stephentown Town Clerk Stephentown NY S STEPHENTOWN Rd 12168 518-733-9195


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

Berlin Town Court Berlin NY 65 South Main Street 12022 518-658-2020

Brunswick Town Court Troy NY 336 Town Office Road 12180 518-279-3461

Castleton-On-Hudson Village Court Castleton-on-Hudson NY 85 South Main Street 12033 518-732-2211

East Greenbush Town Court Rensselaer NY 225 Columbia Turnpike 12144 518-477-5412

Grafton Town Court Cropseyville NY 2379 Highway 2 12052 518-279-3565

Green Island Town Court Troy NY 69 Hudson Avenue 12183 518-273-0661

Hoosick Falls Village Court Hoosick Falls NY 24 Main Street 12090 518-686-7072

Hoosick Town Court Hoosick Falls NY 80 Church Street 12090 518-686-3335

Nassau Town Court Nassau NY 29 Church Street 12123 518-766-2343

Nassau Village Court Nassau NY 40 Malden Street 12123 518-766-3044

North Greenbush Town Court Wynantskill NY 2 Douglas Street 12198 518-283-2789

Petersburgh Town Court Petersburg NY 65 Main Street 12138 518-658-3777

Pittstown Town Court Valley Falls NY 123 Tomhannock Road 12185 518-753-4222

Poestenkill Town Court Poestenkill NY 38 Davis Drive 12140 518-283-5100

Rensselaer City Court Rensselaer NY 3rd Ave & Washington St 12144 518-453-4680

Rensselaer County Court Troy NY 80 2nd Street 12180 518-285-5025

Sand Lake Town Court Averill Park NY 8428 Miller Hill Road 12153 518-674-3033

Schaghticoke Town Court Melrose NY 290 Northline Drive 12121 518-753-6915

Schodack Town Court Castleton-on-Hudson NY 265 Schuurman Road 12033 518-477-9390

Stephentown Town Court Stephentown NY 26 Grange Road 12168 518-733-5636

Troy City Court Troy NY 51 State Street 12180 518-453-5900


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

Rensselaer County Records Archive Troy NY 105 3rd Street 12180 518-270-4088