Recording Wills

Old Documents

Requirements

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.

Pricing

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. 

Richmond Office

101 W. Main St. 

Richmond, KY 40475

(859) 624-4703

8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.

Berea Office

304 Chestnut St. 

Berea, KY 40403

(859) 986-1460

8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.