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San Mateo County, California Probate Court: San Mateo County Superior Court

Population 718,451
County Seat Redwood City

This page will provide you with the following:

Links to the San Mateo 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 San Mateo County,
  • land records office locations for San Mateo County.

Where to file?

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

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

The Superior Court for San Mateo County:

NAME OF COURT:

San Mateo County Superior Court

WEB ADDRESS:

Website Link

PHONE:

(650) 363-4711

ADDRESS:

400 County Center, Redwood City, CA 94063

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

San Mateo County Court Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.sanmateocourt.org/self_help/

FORMS & FEES

STATE

California Probate Forms, for use in all of California

California Probate Forms

COUNTY-SPECIFIC

Additional Local Probate Forms specifcally for San Mateo County court

San Mateo County Probate Forms:

http://www.sanmateocourt.org/forms_and_filing/index.php?department=probate#formTable

 

San Mateo County PROBATE FEES:

San Mateo County, California Probate Fees Information:

California Probate Fees URL

San Mateo County Probate Fees Page

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

https://www.smcacre.org/clerk-recorder

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