Jefferson County, Alabama Probate Court

Birmingham, Alabama 35201


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1. Where do I file a petition for probate in Jefferson County, Alabama?

In the Alabama Court system, probate is handled by the "Probate Courts"

Jefferson County Probate Office


Website Link


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Directory of all Alabama Probate Courts

Alabama Probate Court Locator

2. What's the phone number for the probate court for Jefferson County, AL?:

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


Jefferson County Court Self Help Materials for Probate:


4. Where Can I Find Probate Forms for Jefferson County, Alabama?


Alabama Probate Forms, for use in all of Alabama

Alabama Probate Forms


Additional Local Probate Forms specifcally for Jefferson County court

Jefferson County Probate Forms:

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

Click the links below.

Alabama Probate Fees URL

Jefferson County Probate Fees Page

Administration $57.00
AD Colligendum Cost Bill (determined by number of pages)
Adoption $87.00 (Set hearing)
Bond Approval & Recording
Additional bond
Executor’s bond
Will annexed bond
Security for cost bond
Change Name of Adult
(Set for Hearing)
$75.00-$95.00 CASH ONLY
Change Name of Minor $27.00 over counter – CASH ONLY
Claims $14.00
Consent Settlement
$31.00 (By Consent of Minor now Adult)
Consent Settlement
All Others
$16.00 (if over 10 pgs, $3.00 for each pg over 10)
Includes certified copy of final decree.
Disclaimer of Interest $14.00 for 1st page, plus $3.00 for each add’l. page
Inventory $14.00 for 1st page, plus $3.00 for each add’l. page
Legitimation $27.00 over counter – CASH ONLY
$37.00-$40.00 if hearing + publication fee of $60.00 – CASH ONLY
Marriage Corrections $27.00
Renunciation on Will $14.00 for 1st page, plus $3.00 for each add’l. page
Renunciation on Administration No Charge
Successor Letters $56.00
Trust Cases $198.00 Filing Fee + Hearing Court Cost
Trusteeship $32.00 (If Letters Are Issued)
Will (Probate of) $57.00 ($3.00 each extra pages over 5) + Notice to Creditors

Service Fees

Additional Page $3.00
Certification $3.00
Copies $1.00 each
Certified/Registered Mail $10.00 each
Double Certification $6.00
Final Decree Consent Settlement $5.00
Final Record $3.00 per page
Triple Certification $9.00
Updated Letters $3.00 each

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


County Land Records Office