County of Schuylkill - Register of Wills Office and Orphans Court

County of Schuylkill - Register of Wills Office and Orphans Court


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Schuylkill United Way
General Information
Description of ServiceThis office provides the following basic services to the people of Schuylkill County;
Register of Wills
-Grants letters testamentary to those probating a will and letters of administration to those who die without a will
-Collects inheritance tax for Pennsylvania
Orphans Court
-Issues marriage licenses
-Provides applications to persons wishing to obtain copies of birth certificates
-Handles all adoption proceedings. Adoptions are sealed and held in closed court
-Settle estates of minors and incapacitated persons
LocationSchuylkill
Geographical AreaSchuylkill
Intake ProcedureWalk-in, telephone
Intake RequirementsDivorce papers, if any (marriage license)
 
Client Information
Eligibility18 years or older, 16 to 17 years with parental consent
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesVary
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Theresa Santai Gaffney
Contact's Position Register of Wills and Clerk of the Orphans Court
Contact's Phone 570-628-1382
Physical Site Address 1 401 North Second Street, 1st Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pottsville, PA 17901
Main Phone 570-628-1382
Fax 570-628-1384
Web Address www.co.schuylkill.pa.us/Offices/RegisterofWills
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: County of Schuylkill - Register of Wills Office and Orphans Court
Affiliated Program: County of Schuylkill - Register of Wills Office and Orphans Court
This Service: County of Schuylkill - Register of Wills Office and Orphans Court
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adoption Courts (FC-8200.8100-050)
Court Filing Offices (FJ-1600)
Death Related Records/Permits (DF-7000.1700)
Marriage Licenses (DF-7000.5000)
Probate Courts (FC-8200.8100-650)