Indonesia Probate Records

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Probate records are court records that describe the distribution of an individual’s estate after he or she dies. Information in the records may include the death date, names of heirs and guardians, relationships, residences, an inventory of the estate, and names of witnesses.

An individual who left a will is said to have died "testate." Someone who did not leave a will (or a valid will) died "intestate." The probate process is essentially the same for both and may take many years to complete.

Availability of Probate Records

The Family History Library has a collection of probate records from Indonesia. Probate records are listed in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:

INDONESIA - PROBATE RECORDS