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Berks County, Pennsylvania Probate Court: Berks County Register of Wills

Inheritance Law > US Probate Courts > Pennsylvania > Berks County Probate Court

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This page will provide you with the following:

Links to the Berks 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 Berks County,
  • land records office locations for Berks County.

Where to file?

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

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

The Courts of Common Pleas Court for Berks County:

NAME OF COURT:

Berks County Register of Wills

WEB ADDRESS:

Website Link

PHONE:

(610) 478-6600

ADDRESS:

Berks County Register of Wills
Berks County Services Center
633 Court Street, 2nd Floor
Reading, PA 19601

MAP:

GoogleMap

FAQ/SELF-HELP INFO FOR PROBATE

COUNTY INFO

Berks County Court Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/RegWills/Pages/FAQs.aspx

FORMS & FEES

STATE

Pennsylvania Probate Forms, for use in all of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Probate Forms

COUNTY-SPECIFIC

Additional Local Probate Forms specifcally for Berks County court

Berks County Probate Forms:

http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/RegWills/Pages/Forms.aspx

 

Berks County PROBATE FEES:

Berks County, Pennsylvania Probate Fees Information:

Pennsylvania Probate Fees URL

Berks County Probate Fees Page

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.co.berks.pa.us/pages/berkscountyopenrecordsofficehomepage.aspx

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