Amherst County Probate Records

Search for Amherst County VA 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.


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

Amherst County Clerk Amherst VA PO Box 390 24521 434-946-9400


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

Amherst Circuit Court Amherst VA 113 Taylor Street 24521 434-946-9321

Amherst General District Court Amherst VA 113 Taylor Street 24521 434-946-9351

Madison Heights Magistrate Court Madison Heights VA 219 Riverview Road 24572 434-528-3160