Estates & Wills


The purpose of this information is to better inform the general public of procedural matters involved in the administration of estates.

Specific procedural questions may be answered by calling this office. If you have a problem involving the legal interpretation of Virginia statutes pertaining to estates, you may wish to contact an attorney licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia.


Wills probated in the Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court of Roanoke County are fully searchable in the Public Records Room on the second floor of the Roanoke County Courthouse.


There are over 200 sections in the Code of Virginia that deal solely with the administration of estates. You should contact the Clerk of Circuit Court's Office if you have any questions regarding probate procedure. You should contact an attorney if you have any questions regarding the legal interpretation of Virginia's estate laws.