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Santa Clara County Probate Court


Inheritance Law > US Probate Courts > California > Santa Clara County Probate Court

Santa Clara County, California Probate Court: Santa Clara County Superior Court

Population 1,781,642
County Seat San Jose

This page will provide you with the following:

Links to the Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara County,
  • land records office locations for Santa Clara County.

Where to file?

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

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

The Superior Court for Santa Clara County:

NAME OF COURT:

Santa Clara County Superior Court

WEB ADDRESS:

http://www.scscourt.org/court_divisions/probate/probate_home.shtml

PHONE:

Downtown Superior Court: (408) 882-2100

ADDRESS:

Downtown Superior Court:
191 North 1st Street
San Jose, CA 95113

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

Santa Clara County Court Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.scscourt.org/self_help/probate/probate_help.shtml

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 Santa Clara County court

Santa Clara County Probate Forms:

http://www.scscourt.org/self_help/probate/probate_forms.shtml

 

Santa Clara County PROBATE FEES:

Santa Clara County, California probate fees information:

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

Santa Clara County Probate Fees Page:

http://www.scscourt.org/forms_and_filing/fees.shtml

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.sccgov.org/sites/rec/services/Pages/records-search/records-search.aspx

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