Register of Wills

Phone: (570) 325-2261   Email:

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.