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As Clerk to the probate court, the clerk files all instruments making them a matter of record in decedent estate cases, and swears in all witnesses in contested estates. The Clerk also in this capacity maintains all records relative to adoptions and guardianship cases within the county.

 

Master Probate Index - This index is helpful in locating probate cases utilizing the name of the person as well as the case number. If a name is all that is known then the number of the case can be attained by using this index.  The index for Jackson County is automated in a database that has search capabilities.  This index is a work in progress and is not complete.

 

These records are:

Letters of Administration

Letters of Testamentary

Letters of Guardianship

Probate Orders

Wills

Accountings

Inventories

Small Estates

 

Fees for Probate filings:

Small estates-$25; Decedent Estate $165: Guardianship/Adoption $165.

Contact Sharon at 870-523-7420 for additional information.  The Clerk’s office is not permitted to provide legal advice or prepare legal documents and in most probate matters it is advisable to seek legal advice from an attorney.

 

 Email Melanie at mailto:jacksoncountyclerk@gmail.com

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