Chester County Probate Records

Search for Chester 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.


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

Chester County Clerk West Chester PA 201 West Market Street 19382 610-344-6135


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

Avondale District Court Avondale PA 3 Moxley Road 19311 610-268-4162

Chester Common Pleas Court West Chester PA 201 West Market Street 19382 610-344-6604

Coatesville District Court I Coatesville PA 256 Lincoln Highway East 19320 610-384-3159

Coatesville District Court II Coatesville PA 615 Sands Court 19320 610-380-3325

Devon District Court Devon PA 15 North Devon Boulevard 19333 610-254-8072

Downingtown District Court Downingtown PA 441 Boot Road 19335 610-269-5250

Exton District Court Exton PA 748 Springdale Drive 19341 610-594-7728

Honey Brook District Court Honey Brook PA 4824 Horseshoe Pike 19344 610-273-3726

Kennett Square District Court Kennett Square PA 120 North Broad Street 19348 610-444-6330

Lionville District Court Exton PA 75 East Uwchlan Avenue 19341 610-524-7456

Oxford District Court Oxford PA 305 South 3rd Street 19363 610-932-4305

Parkesburg District Court Parkesburg PA 315 West 1st Avenue 19365 610-857-5547

Phoenixville District Court Phoenixville PA 347 Bridge Street 19460 610-935-1503

Thorndale District Court Thorndale PA 47 North Bailey Road 19372 610-383-3490

West Chester District Court I West Chester PA 1572 Paoli Pike 19380 610-430-1966

West Chester District Court II West Chester PA 720 East Market Street 19382 610-431-4814

West Chester Magisterial District Court I West Chester PA 530 East Union Street 19382 610-429-4636

West Chester Magisterial District Court II West Chester PA 601 Westtown Road 19382 610-436-5757