Newport County Probate Records

Search for Newport 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.


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

Jamestown Clerk Jamestown RI 93 Narragansett Avenue 02835 401-423-7200

Little Compton Town Clerk Little Compton RI 40 Commons 02837 401-635-4400

Middletown Clerk Middletown RI 350 East Main Road 02842 401-847-0009

Newport City Clerk Newport RI 43 Broadway 02840 401-845-5341

Newport County Clerk Newport RI 45 Washington Square 02840 401-841-8340

Portsmouth Clerk Portsmouth RI 2200 East Main Road 02871 401-683-2101

Tiverton Town Clerk Tiverton RI 343 Highland Road 02878 401-625-6703


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

Middletown Municipal Court Middletown RI 350 East Main Road 02842 401-847-0009

Newport District Court Newport RI 45 Washington Square 02840 401-841-8350

Newport Municipal Court Newport RI 43 Broadway 02840 401-846-9600

Newport Superior Court Newport RI 45 Washington Square 02840 401-841-8330


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

Newport Police Records Archive Newport RI 120 Broadway 02840 401-847-5521

Newport Vital Records Archive Newport RI 43 Broadway 02840 401-845-5339