Register in Probate

The Office of the Register in Probate coordinates the judicial duties and administrative functions of the Probate Court.

The Probate Office maintains and is responsible for the official court records pertaining to:

  • All formal probate files and administrative proceedings
  • Wills for Safekeeping
  • Guardianships, Protective Placements and Conservatorships
  • Civil Commitments
  • Adoptions

The Register in Probate cannot give legal advice. Please contact an attorney if you have legal questions, or call the Lawyer Referral Service at 1-800-362-9082.

Now available! Probate cases and guardianship case types can now be e-filed!  Find additional information at:

Additional resources and links:

Contact Us

Polk County Justice Center
1005 West Main St,
Suite 500
Balsam Lake, WI 54810

Phone: 715-485-9238
Fax:  715-500-6529

Office Hours:
M-F, 8:30 AM to 4:25 PM

Closed on County holidays
Appointments are encouraged

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