Many Kentucky probate records have been put online at FamilySearch.org These records are free and you can browse by county. The available records include will indices, administrator bond books, appraisement/inventory/sale books, order books. The records can be printed either by whole page or part of a page. If printing by the entire page, you may need to later enlarge the page in order to read it easily.
To access the records, go to FamilySearch.org Under Browse by location, click on USA, Canada and Mexico. Scroll down and click on Kentucky, Probate Records 1797-1977. Then click on Browse through 623,942 images. A list of Kentucky counties will appear. Click on your county of interest.
Not all probates for all counties are available, but this is a good start. FamilySearch.org is making it easier to do research from a distance.
This Research Tip was provided by Lucinda Wilcoxen.