Raleigh County Probate Records

Search for Raleigh 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.


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

Raleigh County Circuit Clerk Beckley WV 215 Main Street 25801 304-255-9135


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

Beckley Circuit Court Beckley WV 222 Main Street 25801 304-255-9135

Beckley Magistrate Court Beckley WV 222 Main Street 25801 304-255-9197

Beckley Municipal Court Beckley WV 340 Prince Street 25801 304-256-1719

Lester Municipal Court Lester WV 122 Grandison 25865 304-934-6301

Mabscott Municipal Court Mabscott WV 392 Whitestick Street 25871 304-253-5654

Rhodell Municipal Court Rhodell WV 7261 Coal City Road 25915 304-683-3668

Sophia Municipal Court Sophia WV 100 Railroad Avenue 25921 304-683-4456