Delaware County Court of Common Pleas Emergency Extension – Register of Wills/Orphan's Court

The Delaware County Register of Wills and Orphan’s Court will remain closed to the public until at least June 15, 2020.  Orphan’s Court is accepting emergency petitions by fax (610-891-4812) and U.S. mail only.  In addition to submitting an emergency petition by fax or U.S. mail, Petitioners should email Kristi Dick at as well as the office via telephone (610-891-4400) and follow the prompts so that the reduced staff on site is made aware of a potential emergency.  The Register of Wills is now scheduling virtual probate appointments for emergency situations that cannot wait.  Attorneys in these situations should email Julie Everett at to submit the appropriate materials and set up an appointment.  Additionally, the Register of Wills is now scheduling virtual marriage license appointments for Delaware County, Pennsylvania residents only.