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.
FILING FIRST AND FINAL ACCOUNTS
- 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
Due to an unusually high demand for our office’s services couples wishing to apply for a marriage license must call to make an appointment. Virtual appointments are still available for those who cannot come into the Courthouse due to illness, handicap or hardship.
*No Personal checks accepted for filing fees.
Due to COVID we are currently accepting personal checks for marriage license fees.