Claims Against an Estate

‚ÄčNotice of Claims against an Estate are filed in the Clerk of Orphans' Court. There is a $40.00 filing fee for each Claim that is filed unless the case is established in the Orphans' Court division.  If the estate has an Orphans' Court case number (ex OC-1-2010) the filing fee is $30.00.  Once a claim has been filed, the clerk will notify the Register and Recorder's office that a claim has been filed. 

A Release of Claim may be filed with or without an accounting for $45.00.  If the estate has an Orphans' Court case number (ex OC-1-2010) the filing fee is $35.00. 

The filing fee for a Disclaimer is $50.00 unless the estate has an Orphans' Court case number
(ex. OC-1-2010) the filing fee is $40.00.    

 

Click here‚Äč to be directed to our online index to determine if a case has been filed in the Orphans' Court division.  Create/login to your account to efile claims.  If no record exists, you can create the record online. Once we accept the record, you will be able to efile the claim.  

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