Welcome to the Register of Wills/Clerk of Orphans Court
 **Due to the recent increase in Covid-19 cases, we must  revert  back to appointment only status and limit the amount of walk-ins for information that can be handled by a phone call or an email.   We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but we need to keep everyone protected at this time.**
Questions regarding this process can be answered by calling the REGISTER OF WILLS OFFICE at 724-770-4549
My staff and I appreciate the understanding and cooperation of our residents as we navigate through the unchartered waters of COVID-19.
Tracey Antoline-Patton
Beaver County
Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans’ Court

Changes to Procedures Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) click here




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

Phone: 724-770-4549

Fax: 724-728-9810

Email: chill@beavercountypa.gov