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Kern County Probate Court


Inheritance Law > US Probate Courts > California > Kern County Probate Court

Kern County, California Probate Court: Kern County Superior Court

Population 839,631
County Seat Bakersfield

This page will provide you with the following:

Links to the Kern County probate court's website, the address, a map and a phone number to call to get more information.

You'll also find links to:

  • frequently asked questions about California probate,
  • probate forms and fees for Kern County,
  • land records office locations for Kern County.

Where to file?

Where do I file a petition for probate in Kern County, California?

In the California Court system, probate is handled by the "Superior Courts"

The Superior Court for Kern County:

NAME OF COURT:

Kern County Superior Court

WEB ADDRESS:

https://www.kern.courts.ca.gov/divisions/probate

PHONE:

(661) 868-5393

ADDRESS:

      1215 Truxtun Avenue   Bakersfield, CA 93301

MAP:

GoogleMap

FAQ/SELF-HELP INFO FOR PROBATE

STATE INFO

California Courts Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.courts.ca.gov/8865.htm

COUNTY INFO

Kern County Court Self Help Materials for Probate:

https://www.kern.courts.ca.gov/divisions/probate

FORMS & FEES

STATE

California Probate Forms, for use in all of California

California Probate Forms:

http://www.courts.ca.gov/forms.htm?filter=DE

COUNTY-SPECIFIC

Additional Local Probate Forms specifcally for Kern County court

Kern County Probate Forms:

https://www.kern.courts.ca.gov/divisions/probate

 

Kern County PROBATE FEES:

Kern County, California probate fees information:

http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=prob&group=10001-11000&file=10810-10814

Kern County Probate Fees Page:

https://www.kern.courts.ca.gov/divisions/probate

LAND RECORDS

Where can I check county land records?

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

http://www.cdph.ca.gov/certlic/birthdeathmar/pages/countyrecorderoffice.aspx

COUNTY LAND RECORDS OFFICE

http://fremontcountywy.org/county-clerk/land-recording-information/

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