Register of Wills

To ensure your needs are met in a timely manner, please call our office to make an appointment. Our appointments will always take priority over walk-ins.

Register Of Wills & Clerk of Orphans’ Court

Location: 76 Susquehanna St, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: (570) 325-2261   

Among the office's principal duties are:

  • Probating wills and appointing fiduciaries to administer descendants' estates
  • Filing and processing petitions for adoption and for termination of parental rights
  • Filing and processing petitions for adjudication of incapacity
  • Issuing marriage licenses
  • Processing matters involving non-profit corporations
  • Acts as agent for Inheritance Taxes due the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


Please note: we will now be requiring copies of birth certificates and social security cards to apply for a marriage license.