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The Office handles all court-related administration in the areas of marriage, probate and estates, adoptions, and guardianships.  The office also serves as the collection agent for Pennsylvania inheritance tax owed by decedents that lived in Lebanon County.  The Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans’ Court is a dual office responsible for court related and non-court related activities.
Office Hours:    
Monday through Friday 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Mailing Address: 
Register of Wills/Clerk of Orphans’ Court
Room 105, Municipal Building
400 South 8th Street
Lebanon, PA  17042-6794
Phone Number: 
(717) 228-4415
Fax Number:
(717) 228-4460
Department Head: 
Dawn L. Resanovich,
Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans’ Court

Last Day to File is the first Friday of the Month
NISI- First Monday of following Month (after filing)
Absolute- 20 days after NISI
Objections- can only be filed after NISI

All couples must arrive no later than 4:15 p.m. to apply for a marriage license.  No applications are taken after 4:15 p.m. unless prior arrangements are made.

2010 Clerk of Orphans' Fee Schedule

2010 Register of Wills Fee Schedule

2014 Fee Schedual - Clerk 0f Orphans & Register of Wills - (Effective March 1st 2014)