Estate Probate Information
UPDATE FOR ADAMS COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS OFFICE AS OF JUNE 8, 2022
  • PRE-SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT IS PREFERRED; HOWEVER, IS NOT REQUIRED AND WALK-INS ARE ACCEPTABLE.
  • ATTORNEY OFFICES MAY STILL SCHEDULE A VIRTUAL PROBATE BY CONTACTING US AS LISTED BELOW.
  • To schedule an appointment OR Attorney-represented Virtual Probate, please call:  717.337.9826 or email:  registerrecorder@adamscounty.us 
  • Pro Se Probates must be done in person.

WE STRONGLY SUGGEST THAT AN EXECUTOR/ADMINISTRATOR SEE AN ATTORNEY BEFORE BEGINNING THE LEGAL PROCESS OF PROBATING. AN ATTORNEY IS SPECIALIZED TO HELP WITH THE MANY RESPONSIBILITIES REQUIRED OF AN ESTATE ADMINISTRATION.

 

OPTIONS FOR COUNTER-WORK AND ACCEPTANCE OF DOCUMENTS: (SUCH AS: ESTATE AND REVENUE DOCUMENTS, PA INHERITANCE TAX PAYMENTS, ETC.) 

  • WALK-INS
  • MAIL-INS  (FED-EX, UPS, USPS) 

REMINDER:   PROVIDE A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE FOR RETURN OF TIME-STAMPED COPIES AND/OR RECEIPT TO YOU.​

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