County of Schuylkill - Register of Wills Office and Orphans Court
County of Schuylkill - Register of Wills Office and Orphans Court

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
401 North Second Street
First Floor
Pottsville, PA 17901
Eligibility: 18 years or older, 16 to 17 years with parental consent
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (570) 628-1382 Main
  • (570) 628-1384 Fax
Intake Requirements: Divorce papers, if any (marriage license)
Intake Procedure: Walk-in, telephone
Fee Amounts: Vary
Service Contact: Theresa Santai Gaffney, Register of Wills and Clerk of the Orphans Court, 570-628-1382
Services:
  • Adoption Courts
  • Court Filing Offices
  • Death Related Records/Permits
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Probate Courts
If you represent this agency, update your listing here.
* The community resource directory information is up to date to the best of our knowledge. However, you should always call the provider to confirm this information and make an appointment. Be sure to confirm payment information with the provider, if payment is required. Pennsylvania 211 does not rate, recommend or endorse any agency. We simply provide information as a public service.
County of Schuylkill - Register of Wills Office and Orphans Court
Exit IconPanic Button
Click here or hit the 'esc' key on your keyboard to leave this site fast.