Cowlitz County Probate Records

Search for Cowlitz County WA 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.


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

Cowlitz County Clerk Kelso WA 312 1st Avenue 98626 302-853-1717

Kalama City Clerk Kalama WA 320 North 1st Street 98625 360-673-4561

Woodland City Clerk Woodland WA 230 Davidson Avenue 98674 360-225-8281


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

Cowlitz County Court Kelso WA 312 1st Avenue Northwest 98626 360-577-3073

Cowlitz Superior Court Kelso WA 312 1st Avenue 98626 360-577-3085

Longview Traffic Court Longview WA 1351 Hudson Street 98632 360-442-5800


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

Longview Business Services Records Archive Longview WA 2715 Lilac Street 98632 360-575-7164