These addresses for the Pennsylvania Registers of Wills locations and links to their websites are provided for your convenience. Each county in Pennsylvania has a Register of Wills that reviews the Will and death certificate of the deceased, and decides if Letters Testamentary should be issued to the Executor or, if there is no Will, if Letters of Administration should be issued to the Administrator.
Some offices can do this review and immediately issue the Letters; others review the information and then issue the Letters at a later date. All require the person asking for recognition as an Executor or Administrator to fill out a Petition for Letters and an Estate Information Sheet. They also require photo ID and payment of the filing fee; the fee varies from County to County.
“In my experience, it is best to go to the Register’s office as early in the morning as possible as the line can get long during the afternoon. Below you will find a list of the Registers in every Pennsylvania County. I find that the people who work in the Register of Wills offices are very helpful and are willing to take the time to answer your questions.”
— Peter Klenk, Attorney
The Register of Wills is also the Agent for the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue and collects the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax Form 1500 and the payments toward the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax.
Our Probate Lawyers are laser focused on the probate process and can guide you through the process, including interacting with the Pennsylvania Register of Wills.
To probate in Adams County visit:
County of Adams Register & Recorder Office
To probate in Allegheny County visit:
Allegheny County Register of Wills
To probate in Armstrong County visit:
Armstrong County Courthouse Register & Recorder
To probate in Beaver County visit:
Beaver County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Bedford County visit:
Bedford County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Berks County visit:
Berks County Services Center Register of Wills
To probate in Blair County visit:
Blair County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Bradford County visit:
Bradford County Courthouse Recorders Office
To probate in Bucks County visit:
Register of Wills & Orphan’s Court
To probate in Butler County visit:
Register of Wills
To probate in Cambria County visit:
Cambria County Courthouse Register of Wills
|Cameron||To probate in Cameron County visit:Cameron County Courthouse Register of Wills
20 E. 5th Street
Emporium, PA 15834
To probate in Carbon County visit:
Carbon County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Centre county visit:
Centre County Register of Wills Willowbank County Office
To probate in Chester County visit:
Chester County Register of Wills
To probate in Clarion County visit:
Clarion County Courthouse Register & Recorder
|814-226-4000 x. 2500|
To probate in Clearfield County visit:
Clearfield County Register & Recorders Office
To probate in Clinton County visit:
Clinton County Register & Recorders Office
To probate in Columbia County visit:
Columbia County Courthouse Register & Recorder’s Office
To probate in Crawford County visit:
Crawford County Register & Recorder
To probate in Cumberland County visit:
Cumberland County Register of Wills
To probate in Dauphin County visit:
Dauphin County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Delaware County visit:
Delaware County Register of Wills
To probate in Elk County visit:
Elk County Courthouse Register & Recorder
To probate in Erie County visit:
Erie County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Fayette County visit:
Fayette County Courthouse
To probate in Forest County visit:
Forest County Courthouse Prothonotary Recorder & Register
To probate in Franklin County visit:
Franklin County Courthouse Register & Recorder’s Office
To probate in Fulton County visit:
Fulton County Courthouse
To probate in Greene County visit:
Greene County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Huntingdon County visit:
Huntingdon County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Indiana County visit:
Indiana County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Jefferson County visit:
Jefferson County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Juniata County visit:
Juniata County Courthouse Register & Recorder
To probate in Lackawanna County visit:
Lackawanna County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Lancaster County visit:
County of Lancaster Register of Wills
To probate in Lawrence County visit:
Lawrence County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Lebanon County visit:
Lebanon County Register of Wills
To probate in Lehigh County visit:
Lehigh County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Luzerne County visit:
Luzerne County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Lycoming County visit:
Lycoming County Courthouse Register & Recorder
To probate in McKean County visit:
McKean County Courthouse Register of Wills
To Probate in Mercer County visit:
County of Mercer Recorders Office
To probate in Mifflin County visit:
Mifflin County Courthouse Register & Recorder’s Office
To probate in Monroe County visit:
Monroe County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Montgomery County visit:
Montgomery County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Montour County visit:
Montour County Register & Recorder
To probate in Northampton County visit:
Northampton County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Northumberland County visit:
Northumberland County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Perry County visit:
Perry County Courthouse Register & Recorder
To probate in Philadelphia County visit:
Philadelphia Register of Wills
To probate in Pike County visit:
Pike County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Potter County visit:
Potter County Register & Recorder’s Office
To probate in Schuylkill County visit:
Schuylkill County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Snyder County visit:
Snyder County Courthouse Register & Recorder’s Office
To probate in Somerset County visit:
Somerset County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Sullivan County visit:
Sullivan County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Susquehanna County visit:
Susquehanna County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probatei n Tioga County visit:
Tioga County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Union County visit:
Union County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Venango County visit:
Venango County Courthouse Register & Recorder
To probate in Warren County visit:
Warren County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Washington County visit:
Washington County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Wayne County visit:
Wayne County Courthouse Annex Register of Wills
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To probate in Westmoreland County visit:
Westmoreland County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in Wyoming County visit:
Wyoming County Courthouse Register of Wills
To probate in York County visit:
York County Courthouse Register of Wills
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