Shelby County Probate Records (Tennessee)

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

Bartlett City Clerk Bartlett TN 3730 Appling Road 38133 901-385-5580

Collierville Clerk Collierville TN 101 Walnut Street 38017 901-457-2580

Millington City Clerk Millington TN 7950 Memphis Avenue 38053 901-872-4499

Shelby County Clerk Memphis TN 150 Washington Avenue 38103 901-222-3000

Shelby County Clerk Germantown TN 2037 Exeter Road 38138 901-545-5521

Shelby County Clerk Memphis TN 1075 Mullins Station Road, Ste W165 38134 901-222-3000

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

Bartlett City Court Bartlett TN 3730 Appling Road 38133 901-385-5580

Collierville City Court I Collierville TN 156 North Rowlett Street 38017 901-457-2580

Collierville City Court II Collierville TN 156 North Rowlett Street 38017 901-457-2580

Germantown City Court Germantown TN 1930 South Germantown Road 38138 901-757-7212

Memphis City Court Memphis TN 201 Poplar Avenue 38103 901-636-3409

Memphis Criminal Court I Memphis TN 616 Adams Avenue 38105 901-405-8843

Memphis Criminal Court II Memphis TN 1075 Mullins Station Road 38134 901-379-7052

Memphis Juvenile Criminal Court Memphis TN 201 Poplar Avenue 38103 901-545-5100

Millington City Court Millington TN 7950 Memphis Avenue 38053 901-872-4499

Shelby Circuit Court Memphis TN 140 Adams Avenue 38103 901-545-4006

Shelby Criminal Court Memphis TN 201 Poplar Avenue 38103 901-545-5040


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

Memphis & Shelby Counties Archive Memphis TN 33 South Front Street 38103 901-526-1713

Memphis City Personnel Compensation Records Archive Memphis TN 125 North Main Street 38103 901-576-6569

Memphis Medical Records Archive Memphis TN 135 North Pauline Street 38105 901-448-2411

Shelby County Archive Memphis TN 150 Washington Avenue, 205 38103 901-545-4356

Shelby County Records Archive Memphis TN 201 Poplar Avenue, 1229 38103 901-545-5386