SEARCH FOR A PROBATE RECORD BY NAME

Enter the first 2 or more characters of a surname, then press your enter key:

A list of individuals in our probate index whose surname begins with the characters you enter, will be returned to you.

If the results of this search finds a Probate, Conservatorship, Guardianship or Inheritance Tax File you are interested in viewing, please visit the LSCGG research library at 115 W. Glover St., Ottawa, IL to view and/or copy the Probate, Conservatorship, Guardianship or Inheritance Tax File.

If you are unable to visit the LaSalle County Genealogy Guild in person, you may request a copy of the file be sent to you via email or regular mail.

2015 ALERT: the LSCGG currently has a policy of fulfilling research requests by the emailing, as attachments, of PDF scans of all types of requests for documents; if a researcher prefers that his/her request be fulfilled by the postal mailing of paper copies, please INCLUDE in your request this preference for paper. Processing fees for PDF attachments are the same as for paper copies. View pros and cons of digital versus paper copies.
 
FEE ORDER - Member Fee / Non-member Fee
 
Probate, Guardianship or Conservatorship

$7.50/$10.00

One to twenty pages which would include (if in file) a Will, Proof of Death, Administrator's Petition, Proof of Heirship, and Report of Final Settlement
 
$11.50/$15.00
One to thirty pages which would include (if in file) all of the above plus Appraisal, Inventory and Sale of Property (emailed in parts)
 

$15.00/$20.00

One to sixty pages which would include (if in file) all of the above plus incidental papers and documents (emailed in parts)
     


(Note: A file copy may contain from as few as 4 to more than 40 pages)

To request a copy of a file by mail,  first send an email to the LaSalle County Genealogy Guild. Include the NAME, YEAR, BOX, FILE and TYPE of the probate of which you wish to have  a copy. Be sure to include your Name, Address,  phone number and email address.

Then, to expedite your order, send either cash, a check or a money order to:
The LaSalle County Genealogy Guild
115 W. Glover St., Ottawa, IL 61350