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In most counties in Arizona, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.  
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From 1850 to 1864 during the territorial period, probate records of Arizona were kept by the probate courts of New Mexico. Then until 1912, the records were handled by county probate courts. Since then the superior courts create the records.  
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Probate records, such as wills, claims, administrations, case files, and calendars are in the custody of the clerk of the superior court in each county courthouse.
  
 
The [https://familysearch.org/catalog-search Family History Library Catalog] lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for '''Arizona, {{{1}}} - Probate records'''.<noinclude>[[Category:Templates_for_AZ_pages]]</noinclude>
 
The [https://familysearch.org/catalog-search Family History Library Catalog] lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for '''Arizona, {{{1}}} - Probate records'''.<noinclude>[[Category:Templates_for_AZ_pages]]</noinclude>

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From 1850 to 1864 during the territorial period, probate records of Arizona were kept by the probate courts of New Mexico. Then until 1912, the records were handled by county probate courts. Since then the superior courts create the records.

Probate records, such as wills, claims, administrations, case files, and calendars are in the custody of the clerk of the superior court in each county courthouse.

The Family History Library Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Arizona, {{{1}}} - Probate records.