Instructions On Accessing Estate Claims

If the Judicial case in question was opened prior to August 1st, 2013, you must check the Records Search ROAM site and the Court's Judicial Benchmark WEB site. 

1.  For the Records Search ROAM site:

  1. Use the “Advanced Search” Field,  enter the Last Name space First Name of the deceased.  Be sure to select the “Contains”  button.  In the “Doc Type” field, select ESTATE CLAIM, and SEARCH.
  2. The results displayed will include all estate claims and cancellations for said party that were  recorded prior to August 1st, 2013. 
  3. To view each claim and/or cancellation you can click on the “View Image” or “View Details” link.

2.  For the Judicial Benchmark WEB site:

  1. Use the Case Number search option or the Name search option to search claims for a specific party or case number.  Both options will load a list of cases for review.   You can review a specific case by clicking on the case number link.
  2. In reviewing the summary for a specific case, you will find a CLAIMS section which will include information on any claim or any claim cancellation filed after August 1st, 2013.  “Active” refers to outstanding claims and “Inactive” refers to cancelled claims.   
  3. Images for claims and/or claim cancellations filed in the Judicial Division after August 1st, 2013 will not be viewable online.  You will be able to view these in the Court’s Records Room located on the 2nd Floor of the Mobile County Government Center Annex at 151 Government Street in downtown Mobile.

If the Judicial case was opened August 1st, 2013 or after, please follow the procedure as outlined in point 2 above.