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Open a Probate Case

Open a Probate Case


 To open a new decedent estate, guardianship or adoption case, contact:

County Clerk
215 North Main Street
Benton, AR 72015


The cost is $165.00
($3.00 transaction charge for credit cards)


In all probate cases except Adoptions, the Probate Notice form is to be used instead of a Summons.  Summons are only to be used in Adoption cases. This form was approved by the Circuit Judges Probate Subcommittee in 2018.  If you have any questions, please contact the County Clerk's Office at (501) 303-5630.