The Probate Court presides over such matters as Last Will & Testament, administration of estates, minor & incompetent guardianships, conservatorships, trust, adoptions, miscellaneous cases, mental illness cases, marriage licenses, name changes, correction of birth, minor settlements, disinterment of graves & civil cases.
The Adams County Probate Court encourages you to seek legal counsel from an Attorney experienced in probate law. Probate Deputy Clerks are prohibited by law from assisting you with legal advice pertaining to any probate proceedings.
The Adams County Probate Court accepts cash, debit/credit cards or money orders, personal checks are not accepted.
It is not the intention of the Adams County Probate Court to offer advice through these pages or through answering questions. While knowledgeable about the operation procedures of the Court, the Clerks are not attorneys and cannot recommend specific legal options, and their answering of questions by the public should not be construed as such. When in doubt about your legal status, you should seek the advice of an attorney knowledgeable in the area of law about which you are inquiring.