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Wayne County, Kentucky Probate Court: Fortieth Judicial District

Population 20,813
County Seat Monticello

This page will provide you with the following:

Links to the Wayne 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 Kentucky probate,
  • probate forms and fees for Wayne County,
  • land records office locations for Wayne County.

Where to file?

Where do I file a petition for probate in Wayne County, Kentucky?

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

The District Court for Wayne County:

NAME OF COURT:

Fortieth Judicial District

WEB ADDRESS:

Website Link

PHONE:

Division 1: (606) 387-0471

Division 2: (606) 387-8682

ADDRESS:

FAQ/SELF-HELP INFO FOR PROBATE

STATE INFO

Kentucky Courts Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://courts.ky.gov/resources/publicationsresources/Publications/P88ProbateGuideforProSeLitigants609.pdf

FORMS & FEES

STATE

Kentucky Probate Forms, for use in all of Kentucky

Kentucky Probate Forms

 

Wayne County PROBATE FEES:

Wayne County, Kentucky Probate Fees Information:

Kentucky Probate Fees URL

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://elect.ky.gov/contactcountyclerks/Pages/default.aspx