Probate records do in many cases tell the rest of the story! Knowing what probate records are available and understanding what to look for is the key to this genealogical safe that contain insight into living conditions, relationships and much more.
We will discuss:
Legal terms associated with Probate
Testate probate; Components of the Will
Intestate Probate; Who get What
Petition for Partition: The dirty little secrets
The Probate Case file: Meat and Potatoes
Repositories: Where to find Probate Records