Register of Wills

Register of Wills

Salary: $61,574.50

Staff: 5.5 total staff

Job Description:

The Beaver County Register of Wills acts as the Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans’ Court. This is a fee office, which means that a specific charge is made for each service performed. It is a complex, semi-legal office dealing with attorneys, the courts, and the public. It performs a variety of duties, some of which are:

  • Receipt of wills for probate
  • Issuance of letters of administration in cases of persons who have died intestate
  • Collection of inheritance taxes due the Commonwealth
  • Record adoptions in Beaver County
  • Receive and index all petitions processed in Orphans’ Court
  • Issue marriage licenses
  • Duplicate old marriage licenses
  • House birth and death records from 1893 through 1906
  • Record guardianships for incapacitated individuals
  • Old Wills and Orphans’ Court Records