Lake County Probate Records

Search for Lake County SD 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.


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

Lake County Clerk Madison SD 200 Center Street East 57042 605-256-5644


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

Madison Circuit Court Madison SD 200 Center Street East 57042 605-256-5644