Lorain County Probate Records

Search for Lorain 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.


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

Amherst Clerk Amherst OH 206 South Main Street 44001 440-988-2420

Avon Clerk Avon OH 36080 Chester Road 44011 440-937-7821

Avon Lake Clerk Avon Lake OH 150 Avon Belden Road 44012 440-930-4121

Camden Township Clerk Kipton OH 42 Court St 44049 440-775-2015

Carlisle Township Clerk LaGrange OH 11969 Lagrange-Richfield Road 44050 440-458-4491

Elyria Clerk Elyria OH 601 Broad Street 44035 440-326-1800

Lorain County Clerk Elyria OH 226 Middle Avenue 44035 440-329-5127

Lorain County Clerk Elyria OH PO Box 749 44036 440-329-5624

Oberlin City Clerk Oberlin OH 85 S Main St 44074 440-775-7203

Sheffield Clerk Lorain OH 5166 Clinton Avenue 44055 440-277-4215

Sheffield Lake Clerk Sheffield Lake OH 609 Harris Road 44054 440-949-8590

Wellington Village Clerk Wellington OH 115 Willard Memorial Sq 44090 440-647-4626


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

Amherst Records Archive Amherst OH 911 North Lake Street 44001 440-988-2625

Elyria Police Records Archive Elyria OH 18 West Avenue 44035 440-322-1827

Lorain County Records Archive Elyria OH 320 Gateway Boulevard North 44035 440-326-4868


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

Avon Lake Municipal Court Avon Lake OH 32855 Walker Road 44012 440-930-4103

Avon Mayor's Court Avon OH 36080 Chester Road 44011 440-937-7802

Elyria Municipal Court Elyria OH 328 Broad Street 44035 440-326-1800

Grafton Mayor's Court Grafton OH 960 Main Street 44044 440-926-2401

LaGrange Mayor's Court LaGrange OH 355 South Center Street 44050 440-355-5555

Lorain Common Pleas Court Elyria OH 225 Court Street 44035 440-329-5538

Lorain Municipal Court Lorain OH 200 West Erie Avenue 44052 440-204-2140

North Ridgeville Mayor's Court North Ridgeville OH 7307 Avon Belden Road 44039 440-353-0821

Oberlin Municipal Court Oberlin OH 85 South Main Street 44074 440-775-1751

Sheffield Lake Mayor's Court Sheffield Lake OH 609 Harris Road 44054 440-949-6778

Sheffield Village Mayor's Court Sheffield Lake OH 4340 Colorado Avenue 44054 440-949-6325