Lackawanna County Register of Wills-Clerk of Orphans Court

Employer / Organization

Lackawanna County

Next Election

Nov 02, 2021

Filing Window

Feb 16, 2021 - Aug 01, 2021


The register of wills-clerk of orphans court administers the estates of those who pass away without valid wills and files and maintains records for the orphans court, which handles guardianship, estate, and marriage matters.

Application Guidelines
If you would like to be included on the ballot for county office, follow these three steps. 1) Contact the county elections office. The elections office can provide information about the availability of filing papers and answer questions regarding nominating petitions and other ballot procedures. 2) Arrange to pick up required paperwork. 3) Return your completed paperwork within the designated filing window. The filing deadline shown is for third party and independent candidates. Major party candidates must meet earlier deadlines to participate in the primary.

Submit application to:
Lackawanna County Board of Elections, 2400 Stafford Ave., Scranton, PA, 18505, US