Bristol County Probate Records

Search for Bristol County RI 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.


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

Bristol County Clerk Bristol RI 10 Court Street 02809 401-253-7000

Bristol Town Clerk Bristol RI 10 Court Street 02809 401-253-7000


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

Bristol Municipal Court Bristol RI 400 Hope Street 02809 401-253-7000

Warren Municipal Court Warren RI 514 Main Street 02885 401-245-7340