To record a Will in the Madison County Clerk's Office the individual must be deceased. We do not record living wills.
A Will must go through probate in District Court, located in the Hall of Justice at 351 W. Main St., Richmond, KY. They are open from 8:00am-4:00pm (Monday-Friday). Contact the probate office at 859-624-4723.
We must receive the orgiginal Will with the court order attached.
THE CLERK'S OFFICE WILL RETAIN THE ORIGINAL COPY.
The cost to record a Will is $47.00 for the first five (5) pages. Each additional page will be $3.00.
If you would like a copy after the Will has been recorded, the fee is $.25 per page.
A certified copy of a Will is $5.00 for the first three (3) pages and $.50 cents each additional page.