Lake County Probate Records

Search for Lake 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.


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

Lake County Clerk Wickliffe OH 30188 Euclid Avenue 44092 440-918-3425

Lake County Clerk of Courts Painesville OH 25 North Park Place 44077 440-350-2657

Madison Township Clerk Madison OH 2065 Hubbard Road 44057 440-428-5128

Mentor County Clerk Mentor OH 8500 Civic Center Boulevard 44060 440-974-5754

North Perry Village Clerk Perry OH 4449 Lockwood Road 44081 440-259-4994


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

Fairport Harbor Mayor's Court Fairport Harbor OH 220 3rd Street 44077 440-352-3620

Grand River Mayor's Court Grand River OH 205 Singer Avenue 44045 440-352-1287

Lake Common Pleas Court Painesville OH 47 North Park Place 44077 440-350-2662

Madison Mayor's Court Madison OH 126 West Main Street 44057 440-428-3522

Mentor Municipal Court Mentor OH 8500 Civic Center Boulevard 44060 440-974-5744

Painesville Municipal Court Painesville OH 7 Richmond Street 44077 440-392-5900

Perry Mayor's Court Perry OH 3758 Center Road 44081 440-259-2671

Willoughby Hills Mayor's Court Willoughby Hills OH 35405 Chardon Road 44094 440-942-5050

Willoughby Municipal Court Willoughby OH 4000 Erie Street 44094 440-953-4150