Ritchie County Probate Records

Search for Ritchie 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.


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

Doddridge County Clerk Harrisville WV 118 South Court Street 26362 304-873-2331

Ritchie County Clerk Harrisville WV 115 East Main Street 26362 304-643-2164


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

Harrisville Circuit Court Harrisville WV 115 East Main Street 26362 304-643-2164

Harrisville Magistrate Court Harrisville WV 130 North Court Street 26362 304-643-4409

Harrisville Municipal Court Harrisville WV 1501 East Main Street 26362 304-643-2719

Pennsboro Municipal Court Pennsboro WV 422 Main Street 26415 304-659-2377