Clay County, Iowa Probate Court

Spencer, Iowa 51301


This page will provide you with links to



1. Where do I file a petition for probate in Clay County, Iowa?

In the Iowa Court system, probate is handled by the "District Courts"

Third Judicial District


Website Link

Directory of all Iowa Probate Courts

Iowa Probate Court Locator

2. What's the phone number for the probate court for Clay County, IA?:

3. Where is the FAQ/Self-Help section of the Clay County probate court website?


4. Where Can I Find Probate Forms for Clay County, Iowa?


Iowa Probate Forms, for use in all of Iowa

Iowa Probate Forms

5. How much does it cost to file a petition for probate in Clay County, Iowa?

Click the links below.

Iowa Probate Fees URL

6. What's the URL for the State or County land records office?

In order to transfer ownership of real property after someone dies, you need to find the last recorded property deed. A county land records office is the place to research and request such deeds.


State Land Records Office