County of Berks - Register of Wills
Responsible for the probate of all estates for decedents dying in the County of Berks. Collects inheritance tax for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Issues marriage licenses. Maintains the dockets of all probate proceedings. Serves as Clerks of Orphans' Court. Maintains all records of adoptions and guardianship in the Orphans' Court division of the Court of Common Pleas. Serves as presiding officer in all probate hearings. Under special circumstances, the Register will perform probates and take marriage license applications in the home, assisted living facility or hospital of the citizen in need of our services.
633 Court Street
Reading, PA 19601
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (610) 478-6600 Main
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Schedule appointment, open to individuals with appointments. Berks County residents are given priority.

Geographical Area: Berks
Service Contact: 610-478-6600
  • Adoption Courts
  • Court Filing Offices
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Probate Courts
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