Probate in Virginia

What is Probate?

Probate is a court process to transfer property owned by a person who dies to the persons or creditors who are supposed to receive the property.


Which court handles the Probate process?

The Circuit Court.


Where can I find out more about the Probate process?

The following resources are made accessible through the Virginia Court Clerks’ Association and the Virginia State Bar.


Where can I find Probate forms?

Visit the Probate Forms page for more information.

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