Clay County Probate Records

Search for Clay County WV 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.


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

Clay County Clerk Clay WV 246 Main Street 25043 304-587-4259


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

Clay Circuit Court Clay WV 246 Main Street 25043 304-587-4256

Clay Magistrate Court Clay WV 225 Main Street 25043 304-587-2131