To record a Will in the Madison County Clerk's Office the individual must be deceased. The Clerk's Office does 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. Open from 8am to 4pm. Phone number: 859-624-4723.
We must receive the original 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.