Wills, probates, deeds, and land records are often covered in the Court Records section of resources.
The "Legal Topics" search option searches the case headnotes, the section containing the points of law. The database offers Legal Reference materials which may help a layperson identify appropriate legal terms.
B.A., History. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 1973.
M.S., Library Science. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 1981.