Lafayette County Probate Records

Search for Lafayette County WI 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.


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

Blanchardville Village Clerk Blanchardville WI 208 Madison Street 53516 608-523-4521

Lafayette County Clerk Darlington WI PO Box 40 53530 608-776-4850

Shullsburg City Clerk Shullsburg WI 190 North Judgement Street 53586 608-965-3388


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

Lafayette County Circuit Court Darlington WI 626 Main Street 53530 608-776-4811