Probate case files typically consist of the settling of a person's estate upon death. The Green Bay Area research Center has probate files for the following:
County Years Held In Our Repository Brown 1821-1921 Search Online Index Manitowoc 1864-1959 Marinette 1924-1927 Oconto 1857-1923 Search Online Index Outagamie 1853-1958 Search Online Index
If you are seeking probate case files from Calumet, Door, Florence, Kewaunee, Menominee, or Shawano counties, you should contact the Register in Probate at that county's courthouse.
What kind of
information can I find
in a probate file?
- List of property owned
- Heirs (names, family connections, etc.)
- Distribution of property/assets
- Settlement of Debts
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have a probate file?
No. Many People die without a will or do not have any assets to distribute upon their death.
Did you know...?
Other matters handled by the Probate Court were for guardianships of minors and those deemed incompetent for a variety of reasons. These types of files are generally restricted and require special permission to access them.