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Probate Court Info for Chester County, Pennsylvania


Chester County, Pennsylvania Probate Court: Chester County Register of Wills/Orphans' Court

Population 498,886
County Seat West Chester

This page will provide you with the following:

Links to the Chester County probate court's website, the address, a map and a phone number to call to get more information.

You'll also find links to:

  • frequently asked questions about Pennsylvania probate,
  • probate forms and fees for Chester County,
  • land records office locations for Chester County.

Where to file?

Where do I file a petition for probate in Chester County, Pennsylvania?

In the Pennsylvania Court system, probate is handled by the "Courts of Common Pleas Courts"

The Courts of Common Pleas Court for Chester County:

NAME OF COURT:

Chester County Register of Wills/Orphans' Court

WEB ADDRESS:

http://www.chesco.org/wills

PHONE:

(610) 344-6335

ADDRESS:

Chester County Justice Center
201 W. Market Street, Suite 2200 
West Chester, PA 19380-0989

MAP:

GoogleMap

FAQ/SELF-HELP INFO FOR PROBATE

COUNTY INFO

Chester County Court Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.chesco.org/faq.aspx?qid=195

FORMS & FEES

STATE

Pennsylvania Probate Forms, for use in all of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Probate Forms:

http://www.alleghenycounty.us/wo/probate/index.aspx

COUNTY-SPECIFIC

Additional Local Probate Forms specifcally for Chester County court

Chester County Probate Forms:

http://www.chesco.org/index.aspx?NID=434

 

Chester County PROBATE FEES:

Chester County, Pennsylvania probate fees information:

Chester County Probate Fees Page:

http://www.chesco.org/DocumentCenter/View/3056

LAND RECORDS

Where can I check county land records?

In order to transfer ownership of real property after someone dies, you need to find the last recorded property deed. A county land records office is the place to research and request such deeds.

STATE LAND RECORDS OFFICE

http://www.parecorderassoc.com/Registry.aspx

COUNTY LAND RECORDS OFFICE

http://www.chesco.org/432/Bureau-of-Land-Records

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