Berks County Probate Records

Search for Berks County PA 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.


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

Berks County Clerk Reading PA 633 Court Street 19601 610-478-6550


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

Berks County Common Pleas Court Reading PA 633 Court Street 19601 610-478-6208

Birdsboro Magistrate Court Birdsboro PA 321 North Furnace Street 19508 610-582-8615

Boyertown Magistrate Court Boyertown PA 100 Schaeffer Street 19512 610-367-2357

Fleetwood Magistrate Court Fleetwood PA 110 West Arch Street 19522 610-944-7202

Hamburg Magistrate Court Hamburg PA 61 North 3rd Street 19526 610-562-4364

Leesport Magistrate Court Leesport PA 2739 Bernville Road 19533 610-916-4496

Mohnton Magistrate Court Mohnton PA 1786 Welsh Road 19540 610-777-3885

Oley Magistrate Court Oley PA 26 Scholl Drive 19547 610-987-3344

Reading District Court Reading PA 633 Court Street 19601 610-478-3291

Reading Magisterial District Court Reading PA 414 Blair Avenue 19601 610-373-2127

Reading Magistrate Court I Reading PA 101 North 9th Street 19601 610-378-5101

Reading Magistrate Court II Reading PA 633 Court Street 19601 610-478-6456

Reading Magistrate Court III Reading PA 1259 North 10th Street 19604 610-373-4424

Reading Magistrate Court IV Reading PA 441 Morgantown Road 19611 610-375-7101

Reading Magistrate Court V Reading PA 1150 Muhlenberg Street 19602 610-374-9288

Reading Magistrate Court VI Reading PA 10 Fairlane Road 19606 610-779-5137

Reading Magistrate Court VII Reading PA 3607 Pottsville Pike 19605 610-929-4440

Strausstown Magistrate Court Strausstown PA 47 Main Street 19555 610-488-6224

Wernersville Magistrate Court Wernersville PA 600 East Penn Avenue 19565 610-678-6721

West Reading Magistrate Court West Reading PA 401 Walnut Street 19611 610-374-7721