Fayette County Probate Records

Search for Fayette 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.


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

Clay County Clerk Meadow Bridge WV 246 Main Street 25976 304-587-4259

Fayette County Clerk Fayetteville WV 100 South Court Street 25840 304-574-4213


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

Ansted Municipal Court Ansted WV 104 Cemetery Street 25812 304-658-5901

Fayetteville Circuit Court Fayetteville WV 100 North Court Street 25840 304-574-4249

Fayetteville Magistrate Court Fayetteville WV 100 Church Street 25840 304-574-4279

Fayetteville Municipal Court Fayetteville WV 125 North Court Street 25840 304-574-0101

Gauley Bridge Municipal Court Gauley Bridge WV 278 Railroad Street 25085 304-632-2505

Mount Hope Municipal Court Mount Hope WV 609 Main Street 25880 304-877-2211

Oak Hill Municipal Court Oak Hill WV 691 Virginia Street 25901 304-465-0596

Smithers Municipal Court Smithers WV 518 Michigan Avenue 25186 304-442-5282