Franklin County Probate Records

Search for Franklin County VT 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.


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

Bakersfield Town Clerk Bakersfield VT 40 East Bakersfield Road 05441 802-827-4495

Fairfax Town Clerk Fairfax VT 67 Hunt Street 05454 802-849-6111

Franklin County Clerk St. Albans VT 45 Kingman Street 05478 802-527-5560

Franklin County Clerk Franklin VT 5167 Main Street 05457 802-285-2101

Franklin Town Clerk Franklin VT 5167 Main Street 05457 802-285-2101

Highgate Town Clerk Highgate VT 2996 Vermont 78 05459 802-868-4697

Montgomery Town Clerk Montgomery VT 98 Main Street 05471 802-326-4719

Richford Town Clerk Richford VT 94 Main Street 05476 802-848-7751

Sheldon Town Clerk Sheldon VT 1640 Main Street 05483 802-933-2524

St Albans Town Clerk St. Albans VT 579 Lake Road 05478 802-524-2415


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

Franklin District Court St. Albans VT 36 Lake Street 05478 524-799-7802

Franklin Superior Court St. Albans VT 17 Church Street 05478 802-524-7993