- Probate Court
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Probate Court Clerk's Office will begin accepting Passport (new) applications on Monday, November 28th. By appointment only.
Please call 901-222-3750 for more information.
The Probate Court oversees the following:
- Corrections to birth certificates
- Judicial hospitalization under the Mental Health Law
- Name changes
- Wills and Estates
For copy orders - please e-mail email@example.com.
Our facility provides printed black/white copies for a fee of $0.50 per page.
- How do I search for Probate Records?
The online database goes back to 1970. Use Case Information to search for files closed before September 30, 2013. Use Case Information II to search for files that are still open or were closed on or after October 1, 2013.
- How do I view documents?
You will need the docket number in order to view documents. Use Case Information or Case Information II to obtain the docket number. Select "View Documents". Type in the docket number. For example if the docket number is D-14544, you would type D0014544. Click submit. All documents scanned will be available unless they are under seal. Wills are not available on the website. You must call (901) 222-3760 and order a copy of a will if you need it.
- What are Court hours?
Court hours are when the Court is in session. Open COURT: Both Divisions 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Specially set matters only are heard after 10 a.m. Name Changes: Name changes are heard from 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M Wednesdays Only We recommend showing up at 12:30 P.M.