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Registers of Wills

Klenk Law specializes in trusts, wills, estate planning, probate, will challenges and will contests, with offices in Philadelphia, Bucks County, Allentown, New York and New Jersey.

Klenk Law’s specialized will, trust and estate attorneys guide you through many processes, including interacting with the Pennsylvania Register of Wills. 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.


County Mailing Address Telephone
Adams To probate in Adams County visit:

County of Adams Register & Recorder Office
117 Baltimore Street, Room 102
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Contact our Adams County Probate Lawyers


Allegheny To probate in Allegheny County visit:

Allegheny County Register of Wills
414 Grant St., First Floor
City-County Building Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Contact our Allegheny County Probate Attorneys


Armstrong To probate in Armstrong County visit:

Armstrong County Courthouse Register & Recorder
500 E. Market Street
Suite 102
Kittanning, PA 16201

Contact our Armstrong County Probate Lawyers


Beaver To probate in Beaver County visit:

Beaver County Courthouse Register of Wills
810 Third Street, 1st Floor
Beaver, PA 15009

Contact our Beaver County Probate Attorneys


Bedford To probate in Bedford County visit:

Bedford County Courthouse Register of Wills
200 S. Juliana Street
Bedford, PA 15522

Contact our Bedford County Probate Lawyers


Berks To probate in Berks County visit:

Berks County Services Center Register of Wills
633 Court Street, 2nd Fl.Reading, PA 19601

Contact our Berks County Probate Attorneys


Blair To probate in Blair County visit:

Blair County Courthouse Register of Wills
423 Allegheny Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

Contact our Blair County Probate Lawyers


Bradford To probate in Bradford County visit:

Bradford County Courthouse Recorders Office
301 Main Street Towanda, PA 18848

Contact our Bradford County Probate Attorneys



To probate in Bucks County visit:

Register of Wills & Orphan’s Court
55 East Court Street
3rd Fl., Administration Bldg
Doylestown, PA 18901

Contact our Bucks County Probate Lawyers


Butler To probate in Butler County visit:

Register of Wills
Floor L, County Gov’t Ctr.
124 West Diamond Street
P.O. Box 1208 Butler, PA 16003-1208

Contact our Butler County Probate Attorneys


Cambria To probate in Cambria County visit:

Cambria County Courthouse Register of Wills
200 South Center Street
Ebensburg, PA 15931

Contact our Cambria County Probate Lawyers


Cameron To probate in Cameron County visit:

Cameron County Courthouse Register of Wills
20 E. 5th Street
Emporium, PA 15834

Contact our Cameron County Probate Attorneys


Carbon To probate in Carbon County visit:

Carbon County Courthouse Register of Wills
1 Hazard Square
P.O. Box 286
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

Contact our Carbon County Probate Lawyers


Centre To probate in Centre county visit:

Centre County Register of Wills Willowbank County Office
Building 414 Holmes Street, Suite #2
Bellefonte, PA 16823

Contact our Centre County Probate Attorneys



To probate in Chester County visit:

Chester County Register of Wills
201 W. Market St., Suite 2200, West Chester, PA 19380-0989

Contact our Chester County Probate Lawyers


Clarion To probate in Clarion County visit:

Clarion County Courthouse Register & Recorder
1st Floor 421 Main Street
Clarion, PA 16214

Contact our Clarion County Probate Attorneys

814-226-4000 x. 2500

Clearfield To probate in Clearfield County visit:

Clearfield County Register & Recorders Office
P.O. Box 361
Clearfield, PA 16830

Contact our Clearfield County Probate Lawyers


Clinton To probate in Clinton County visit:

Clinton County Register & Recorders Office
230 East Water Street
Lock Haven, PA 17745

Contact our Clinton County Probate Attorneys


Columbia To probate in Columbia County visit:

Columbia County Courthouse Register & Recorder’s Office
35 West Main Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Contact our Columbia County Probate Lawyers


Crawford To probate in Crawford County visit:

Crawford County Register & Recorder
903 Diamond Park
Meadville, PA 16335

Contact our Crawford County Probate Attorneys


Cumberland To probate in Cumberland County visit:

Cumberland County Register of Wills
1 Courthouse Square Room 102
Carlisle, PA 17013

Contact our Cumberland County Probate Lawyers


Dauphin To probate in Dauphin County visit:

Dauphin County Courthouse Register of Wills
Dauphin County Courthouse, 1st Floor, Room 103, 101 Market St., Harrisburg, PA 17101

Contact our Dauphin County Probate Attorneys


Delaware To probate in Delaware County visit:

Delaware County Register of Wills
Government Ctr., Room 102 201 W. Front Street Media, PA 19063

Contact our Delaware County Probate Lawyers


Elk To probate in Elk County visit:

Elk County Courthouse Register & Recorder
P.O. Box 314
240 Main Street Ridgway, PA 15853

Contact our Elk County Probate Attorneys


Erie To probate in Erie County visit:

Erie County Courthouse Register of Wills
140 West Sixth Street, Room 122
Erie, PA 16501

Contact our Erie County Probate Lawyers


Fayette To probate in Fayette County visit:

Fayette County Courthouse
61 East Main Street
Uniontown, PA 15401

Contact our Fayette County Probate Attorneys


Forest To probate in Forest County visit:

Forest County Courthouse Prothonotary Recorder & Register
526 Elm Street – Box 2
Tionesta, PA 16353

Contact our Forest County Probate Lawyers


Franklin To probate in Franklin County visit:

Franklin County Courthouse Register & Recorder’s Office
157 Lincoln Way East, 1st Fl.
Chambersburg, PA 17201

Contact our Franklin County Probate Attorneys


Fulton To probate in Fulton County visit:

Fulton County Courthouse
201 N. 2nd Street
McConnellsburg, PA 17233

Contact our Fulton County Probate Lawyers


Greene To probate in Greene County visit:

Greene County Courthouse Register of Wills
10 East High Street Waynesburg, PA 15370

Contact our Greene County Probate Attorneys


Huntingdon To probate in Huntingdon County visit:

Huntingdon County Courthouse Register of Wills
223 Penn StreetHuntingdon, PA 16652

Contact our Huntingdon County Probate Lawyers


Indiana To probate in Indiana County visit:

Indiana County Courthouse Register of Wills
825 Philadelphia Street Indiana, PA 15701

Contact our Indiana County Probate Attorneys


Jefferson To probate in Jefferson County visit:

Jefferson County Courthouse Register of Wills
200 MainStreet Brookville, PA 15825

Contact our Jefferson County Probate Lawyers


Juniata To probate in Juniata County visit:

Juniata County Courthouse Register & Recorder
1 North Main Street
P.O. Box 68
Mifflintown, PA 17059

Contact our Juniata County Probate Attorneys


Lackawanna To probate in Lackawanna County visit:

Lackawanna County Courthouse Register of Wills
507 Linden Street Suite 400
Scranton, PA 18503-1632

Contact our Lackawanna County Probate Lawyers


Lancaster To probate in Lancaster County visit:

County of Lancaster Register of Wills
50 N. Duke Street
P.O. Box 83480
Lancaster, PA 17608-3480

Contact our Lancaster County Probate Attorneys


Lawrence To probate in Lawrence County visit:

Lawrence County Courthouse Register of Wills
430 Court Street, Gov’t Center New Castle, PA 16101

Contact our Lawrence County Probate Lawyers

(724) 658-2541

Lebanon To probate in Lebanon County visit:

Lebanon County Register of Wills
Municipal Building, Room 105
400 S. 8th Street Lebanon, PA 17042-6794

Contact our Lebanon County Probate Attorneys

(717) 228-4415

Lehigh To probate in Lehigh County visit:

Lehigh County Courthouse Register of Wills
455 West Hamilton St, Room 122
Allentown, PA 18101-1614

Contact our Lehigh County Probate Lawyers


Luzerne To probate in Luzerne County visit:

Luzerne County Courthouse Register of Wills
Penn Place Annex, 20 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilkes-Barre PA 18702

Contact our Luzerne County Probate Attorneys


Lycoming To probate in Lycoming County visit:

Lycoming County Courthouse Register & Recorder
1st Floor 48 W. Third Street
Williamsport, PA 17701

Contact our Lycoming County Probate Lawyers


McKean To probate in McKean County visit:

McKean County Courthouse Register of Wills
500 West Main Street Smethport, PA 16749

Contact our McKean County Probate Attorneys


Mercer To Probate in Mercer County visit:

County of Mercer Recorders Office
109 Mercer County Courthouse
Mercer, PA 16137

Contact our Mercer County Probate Lawyers

(724) 662-3800

Mifflin To probate in Mifflin County visit:

Mifflin County Courthouse Register & Recorder’s Office
20 North Wayne Street
Lewistown, PA 17044

Contact our Mifflin County Probate Attorneys


Monroe To probate in Monroe County visit:

Monroe County Courthouse Register of Wills
7th & Monroe Streets, Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Contact our Monroe County Probate Lawyers


Montgomery To probate in Montgomery County visit:

Montgomery County Courthouse Register of Wills
One Montgomery Plaza, Fourth Floor, P.O. Box 311, Norristown, PA 19404-0311

Contact our Montgomery County Probate Attorneys


Montour To probate in Montour County visit:

Montour County Register & Recorder
29 Mill Street Danville, PA 17821

Contact our Montour County Probate Lawyers


Northampton To probate in Northampton County visit:

Northampton County Courthouse Register of Wills
669 Washington Street
Easton, PA 18042

Contact our Northampton County Probate Attorneys


Northumberland To probate in Northumberland County visit:

Northumberland County Courthouse Register of Wills
201 Market Street
Sunbury, PA 17801

Contact our Northumberland County Probate Lawyers


Perry To probate in Perry County visit:

Perry County Courthouse Register & Recorder
2 East Main Street, P.O. Box 223, New Bloomfield, PA 17068

Contact our Perry County Probate Attorneys


Philadelphia To probate in Philadelphia County visit:

Philadelphia Register of Wills
City Hall – Room 180 Philadelphia, PA 19107

Contact our Philadelphia County Probate Lawyers


Pike To probate in Pike County visit:

Pike County Courthouse Register of Wills
506 Broad Street
Milford, PA 18337

Contact our Pike County Probate Attorneys


Potter To probate in Potter County visit:

Potter County Register & Recorder’s Office
Gunzburger Building, One North Main Street, 1st Floor, Coudersport PA 16915

Contact our Potter County Probate Lawyers


Schuylkill To probate in Schuylkill County visit:

Schuylkill County Courthouse Register of Wills
401 N. 2nd Street, 1st Fl.Pottsville, PA 17901

Contact our Schuylkill County Probate Attorneys


Snyder To probate in Snyder County visit:

Snyder County Courthouse Register & Recorder’s Office
PO Box 217
9 West Market Street
Middleburg, PA 17842

Contact our Snyder County Probate Lawyers


Somerset To probate in Somerset County visit:

Somerset County Courthouse Register of Wills
111 E. Union Avenue, Suite 145
Somerset, PA 15501

Contact our Somerset County Probate Attorneys


Sullivan To probate in Sullivan County visit:

Sullivan County Courthouse Register of Wills
Main and Muncy Streets
Laporte, PA 18626

Contact our Sullivan County Probate Lawyers


Susquehanna To probate in Susquehanna County visit:

Susquehanna County Courthouse Register of Wills
PO Box 218, 105 Maple Street, Montrose, PA 18801

Contact our Susquehanna County Probate Attorneys


Tioga To probatei n Tioga County visit:

Tioga County Courthouse Register of Wills
116 Main Street
Wellsboro, PA 16901

Contact our Tioga County Probate Lawyers


Union To probate in Union County visit:

Union County Courthouse Register of Wills
103 S. 2nd Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837

Contact our Union County Probate Attorneys


Venango To probate in Venango County visit:

Venango County Courthouse Register & Recorder
1st Floor 1168 Liberty Street
Franklin, PA 16323

Contact our Venango County Probate Lawyers


Warren To probate in Warren County visit:

Warren County Courthouse Register of Wills
204 Fourth Street
Warren, PA 16365

Contact our Warren County Probate Attorneys


Washington To probate in Washington County visit:

Washington County Courthouse Register of Wills
1 South Main Street, Suite 1002
Washington, PA 15301

Contact our Washington County Probate Lawyers


Wayne To probate in Wayne County visit:

Wayne County Courthouse Annex Register of Wills
925 Court Street
Honesdale, PA 18431-1996

Contact our Wayne County Probate Attorneys

(570) 253-5970 Ext. 4040

Westmoreland To probate in Westmoreland County visit:

Westmoreland County Courthouse Register of Wills
2 N. Main Street, Suite 301 Greensburg, PA 15601

Contact our Westmoreland County Probate Lawyers


Wyoming To probate in Wyoming County visit:

Wyoming County Courthouse Register of Wills
1 Courthouse Square
Tunkhannock, PA 18657

Contact our Wyoming County Probate Attorneys


York To probate in York County visit:

York County Courthouse Register of Wills
York County Judicial Center, Second Floor, 45 North George Street
York, PA 17401

Contact our York County Probate Lawyers


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