Register of Wills
has been reinstated Register of Wills and Clerk of the Orphans' Court Office provides a variety of services to the public, such as:
- Probate of decedent estates
- Collection of inheritance taxes
- Issuance of marriage licenses
- Maintenance of records pertaining to adoptions, guardianship, and estates
We are located on the second floor of the new courthouse.
If you bring a cell phone or a smart watch into the courthouse you will be required to place it in a locker in the lobby if one is available.
OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19th from 11:45 A.M. until 1:30 P.M. for our OFFICE HOLIDAY LUNCHEON.
OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22nd at NOON and will reopen on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26th at 8:30 A.M. The MARRIAGE DEPARTMENT WILL BE OPEN from 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. on DECEMBER 22nd.
OUR OFFICE WILL ALSO BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, JANUARY 1st. and will reopen on TUESDAY, JANUARY 2nd at 8:45 A.M.
We accept Petitions for Grant of Letters for filing in our office in person. By special exception only, we will follow the procedure for videoconferences. Click here for instructions.
Inheritance tax returns and payments may be filed at the counter. We use the postmark on mailed envelopes for the filing date of inheritance tax payments.
Chief Deputy: Emily A. Carello
Probates and Estates
Adoptions & Guardianship
Deputy Clerk of the Orphans’ Court
Inheritance Tax Division
Inheritance Tax Clerk