Register of Wills

The 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.
We do not schedule appointments.

Holiday Hours:
Wednesday, December 24: 8:30am-11:30am 
Thursday, December 25: Closed
Friday, December 26: Closed
Thursday, January, 1: Closed
Chief Deputy : Jami Rhynes 
717-295-5907
Email


Divisions

  • Probates and Estates
Elaine Yohn
Laura Lastowski
Phone: 717-299-8242, or 299-8243
Fax:     717-295-5914

Email

  • Adoptions & Guardianship
Cindy L. Rowe
Deputy Clerk of the Orphans' Court
Email
717-295-2001

  • Inheritance Tax Division
Sharon Burnside
Inheritance Tax Clerk
Email
717-299-8246

  • Marriage Department
Kelli Baker
Marriage Clerk
Email 717-295-3533

24 Hour Marriage Hotline: 295-3522