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Records Search and Digital Recording Request

Record Search Request

This information is for records search/copy requests with Denver Probate Court (Denver County) only. For records search request outside of Denver County, please contact the applicable county directly.

Requesting a records search with the Denver Probate Court:

  1. Submit your request with as much information as you have regarding the person to be searched (full name, county of residence, date of death.) Please be as specific as possible regarding the information you are seeking.
  2. If you are requesting a record search, there is a $5.00 charge for each name requested. (The initial $5.00 record search fee is to be paid in advance and will return a case number (if any), and a print out of the case file register of actions.
  3. Once we receive your request and payment, we will locate the file and process your request. This will take, on average, 5 - 7 business days.
  4. Depending on the year of the file, we may need to retrieve the file from our off-site storage.
  5. Once we have the file and determine the number of pages you are requesting (if any), the court will contact you with a total (via the contact information you provide) for the cost of processing your request. In the alternative, you may submit a blank, signed check noting on the memo line not to exceed $50.00.
  6. Once payment is received, the requested records search will be completed.

Please submit your search and/or request for copies to the Denver Probate Court by:


1. U. S. Mail: Mail a request letter, check for payment, and a self-addressed stamped envelope to the below address.

Please be sure to include your contact information for correspondence from the court.



City and County Building

1437 Bannock Street, Room 230

Denver, CO 80202-5382


2. In person: Denver Probate Court is located in Room 230 of the City and County Building in Denver. The office is open 8am to 4pm, Monday – Friday. We are closed on state holidays.    *7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. starting October 1st 2022 

Payment may be made by credit card, cash or check. Please make checks payable to Denver Probate Court.


FEES*Please note: all fees are nonrefundable.

COPIES                                                   $ 0.25 per page

SEARCH FEE                                          $ 5.00 per name  **if you do not have a case number

CERTIFICATION                                   $ 20.00 plus 0.25 per page copy fee (includes a single and/or group of documents)

EXEMPLIFICATION                               $20.00 plus 0.25 per page copy fee (includes a single and/or group of documents)

FILE RETRIEVAL FROM OFFSITE STORAGE (if applicable)          $15.00

POSTAGE = varies on the request

Please note that the statewide index for record searches only goes back to 1988. For records search request outside of Denver County or for prior years, please contact the applicable county directly.

For questions, please contact the Denver Probate Court front office at 303-606-2303


Denver Probate Court Digital Recording Request  [Word]

This request form should be used when requesting digitally-recorded proceedings only. If a transcript of the requested proceeding is required, it must be done by a court designated transcriptionist. This form does not constitute a request for an official court transcript. The recording itself and all of the contents are for your listening purpose only. Transcripts not prepared by a court designated transcriptionist will NOT be accepted for filing.

To request a Denver Probate Court hearing transcript, submit: JDF4 - Transcript Request Form   to the court.  

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