Register of Wills

The Register of Wills and Clerk of the Orphans' Court Office provides a variety of services to the public, such as:
  • Collection of inheritance taxes
  • Issuance of marriage licenses
  • Maintenance of records pertaining to adoptions, guardianship, and estates
  • Probate of decedent estates
The office is located on the second floor of the new courthouse. We do not schedule appointments.
Divisions
  • Adoptions & Guardianship
    Cindy L. Rowe
    Deputy Clerk of the Orphans' Court
    Email
    Ph: 717-295-2001
  • Chief Deputy
    Jami Rhynes
    Ph: 717-295-5907
  • Inheritance Tax Division
    Jeanne L. Goodrich
    Senior Inheritance Tax Clerk
    Email
    Ph: 717-299-8246

  • Probate & Estates
    Email
    Ph: 717-299-8243
  • Marriage Bureau
    Ph: 717-295-3533
  • 24 Hour Marriage Information Hotline
    Ph: 717-295-3522