Salem Probate Records

Search for Salem 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.


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

Salem County Clerk Salem VA PO Box 869 24153 276-889-8000


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

Roanoke County General District Court Salem VA 305 East Main Street 24153 540-387-6168

Salem Circuit Court Salem VA 305 E Main St 24153 540-387-6205

Salem General District Court Salem VA 2 East Calhoun Street 24153 540-375-3044

Salem Magistrate Court Salem VA 401 East Main Street 24153 540-387-6092