Kanawha County Probate Records

Search for Kanawha 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.


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

Chesapeake City Clerk Chesapeake WV 12404 Maccorkle Avenue 25315 304-949-1496

Kanawha County Clerk Charleston WV 111 Court Street 25301 304-357-0440

St Albans City Clerk St. Albans WV 1499 Maccorkle Avenue 25177 304-722-3391


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

Belle Municipal Court Belle WV 1100 East Dupont Avenue 25015 304-949-3841

Cedar Grove Municipal Court Cedar Grove WV 302 Alexander Street 304-595-1841

Charleston Circuit Court Charleston WV 111 Court Street 25301 304-357-0440

Charleston Magistrate Court Charleston WV 111 Court Street 25301 304-357-0422

Charleston Municipal Court Charleston WV 501 Virginia Street East 25301 304-348-8079

Chesapeake Municipal Court Chesapeake WV 12404 Maccorkle Avenue 25315 304-949-1496

Clendenin Municipal Court Clendenin WV 103 1st Street 25045 304-548-4192

Dunbar Municipal Court Dunbar WV 210 12th Street 25064 304-766-0220

East Bank Municipal Court East Bank WV 201 Walnut Street 25067 304-595-1605

Glasgow Municipal Court Glasgow WV 129 4th Avenue 25086 304-595-1015

Handley Municipal Court Handley WV 27506 Second Avenue 25102 304-442-5100

Marmet Municipal Court Marmet WV 9403 Maccorkle Avenue 25315 304-949-2241

Montgomery Municipal Court Montgomery WV 706 Third Avenue 25136 304-442-5181

Nitro Municipal Court Nitro WV 2009 2nd Avenue 25143 304-755-0701

Pratt Municipal Court Hansford WV 200 Center Street 25103 304-442-4731

South Charleston Municipal Court South Charleston WV 401 D Street 25303 304-744-8321

St. Albans Municipal Court St. Albans WV 51 6th Avenue 25177 304-727-2251


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

Charleston Archive Charleston WV 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East 25305 304-558-0230

West Virginia Archive Charleston WV 2019 Washington Street East 25305 304-558-2038