Franklin County Probate Records

Search for Franklin County OH 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.


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

Franklin County Clerk Columbus OH 1970 West Broad Street 43223 614-525-3090

Franklin County Clerk Columbus OH 373 South High Street 43215 614-525-3621

Grandview Heights Clerk Columbus OH 1016 Grandview Avenue 43212 614-481-6205

Hilliard City Clerk Hilliard OH 3800 Municipal Way 43026 614-876-7361

New Albany Village Clerk New Albany OH 99 W Main St 43054 614-855-8577

Perry Township Clerk Dublin OH 7125 Sawmill Road 43016 614-889-2669

Prairie Township Clerk Columbus OH 23 Maple Drive 43228 614-878-3317

Westerville Clerk Westerville OH 21 South State Street 43081 614-901-6410


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

Bexley Mayor's Court Bexley OH 2242 East Main Street 43209 614-235-8694

Brice Mayor's Court Brice OH 5990 Columbus Street 43109 614-864-8591

Canal Winchester Mayor's Court Canal Winchester OH 36 South High Street 43110 614-837-7691

Columbus Municipal Court Columbus OH 375 South High Street 43215 614-645-8214

Dublin Mayor's Court Dublin OH 6565 Commerce Parkway 43017 614-410-4914

Franklin Common Pleas Court Columbus OH 369 South High Street 43215 614-462-3453

Gahanna City Court Gahanna OH 200 South Hamilton Road 43230 614-342-4084

Grandview Heights Mayor's Court Columbus OH 1016 Grandview Avenue 43212 614-481-6205

Grove City Mayor's Court Grove OH 3360 Park Street 43123 614-277-1715

Groveport Mayor's Court Groveport OH 655 Blacklick Street 43125 614-836-5301

Harrisburg Mayor's Court Harrisburg OH 1092 High Street 43126 614-877-4053

Hilliard Mayor's Court Hilliard OH 3800 Municipal Way 43026 614-876-7361

Marble Cliff Mayor's Court Columbus OH 1600 Fernwood Avenue 43212 614-486-6993

Minerva Park Mayor's Court Columbus OH 2829 Minerva Lake Road 43231 614-882-5743

New Albany Mayor's Court New Albany OH 99 West Main Street 43054 614-855-8577

Obetz Mayor's Court Obetz OH 4175 Alum Creek Drive 43207 614-491-3211

Reynoldsburg Mayor's Court Reynoldsburg OH 7232 East Main Street 43068 614-322-6804

Upper Arlington Mayor's Court Columbus OH 3600 Tremont Road 43221 614-583-5060

Valleyview Mayor's Court Columbus OH 432 North Richardson Avenue 43204 614-279-5630

Westerville Mayor's Court Westerville OH 21 South State Street 43081 614-901-6419

Whitehall Mayor's Court Columbus OH 360 South Yearling Road 43213 614-338-3107

Worthington Mayor's Court Worthington OH 6650 North High Street 43085


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

Columbus Clerk of Court Records Archive Columbus OH 369 South High Street 43215 614-462-3625

Columbus Ohio University Archive Columbus OH 2700 Kenny Road 43210 614-292-2409

Columbus Police Records Archive Columbus OH 120 Marconi Boulevard 43215 614-645-4645