Providence County Probate Records

Search for Providence 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.


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

East Provice City Clerk East Providence RI 145 Taunton Avenue 02914 401-435-7596

North Smithfield Town Clerk North Smithfield RI 575 Smithfield Road 02896 401-767-2200

Providence County Clerk Providence RI 250 Benefit Street 02903 401-222-3250

Scituate Town Clerk Scituate RI 195 Danielson Pike 02857 401-647-2822

Woonsocket City Clerk Woonsocket RI 169 Main Street 02895 401-767-9249


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

Central Falls Municipal Court Central Falls RI 580 Broad Street 02863 401-727-7411

Cranston Municipal Court Cranston RI 5 Garfield Avenue 02920 401-477-5027

Cumberland Municipal Court Cumberland Hill RI 45 Broad Street 02864 401-728-2400

Lincoln Municipal Court Lincoln RI 100 Old River Road 02865 401-333-8450

Providence District Court Providence RI 1 Dorrance Street 02903 401-458-5400

Providence Municipal Court Providence RI 325 Washington Street 02903 401-243-6414

Providence Superior Court Providence RI 250 Benefit Street 02903 401-222-3250

Rhode Island Traffic Court Cranston RI 670 New London Avenue 02920 401-275-2700

Woonsocket Traffic Court Woonsocket RI 169 Main Street 02895 401-275-2700


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

East Providence Police Records Archive East Providence RI 750 Waterman Avenue 02914 401-435-7664

Pawtucket Judical Records Archive Pawtucket RI 5 Hill Street 02860 401-721-2640

Rhode Island State Archive Providence RI 337 Westminster Street 02903 401-222-2353