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Register of Wills
About the Register of Wills  
The Register of Wills office is the filing and docketing office for the Orphans’ Court division. The office is located on the third floor, in the Courthouse Annex. The office has all the Westmoreland County approved forms for estates, guardianships and terminations / adoptions.

The Register of Wills provides quality service, remains fiscally efficient, and is responsive to the public to provide an efficient, productive service.

The birth records for Westmoreland County Register of Wills are from 1893 to 1905 (there is an incomplete set of birth, death and marriage records from 1852 to 1855). Records after       
 Michael Ginsburg, Register of Wills
1905 are located at the Department of Vital Records in New Castle, PA. These records are state-wide.

To contact the Department of Vital Records via phone, call (877) 724-3258. This is also the same for death records.

Send an email for additional information on birth or death records prior to 1906, as well as questions regarding wills or marriage licenses.

If you wish to contact the Register directly, email Michael Ginsburg

           

 


News
Fee Increase Effective August 8, 2014
Due to recent actions of the Legislature, all JCS / ATJ / CJEA fees collected by the Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans’ Court offices will increase to $35.50.
Register of Wills Office Now Accepting Marriage Applications from Same Sex Couples
If a same sex couple has been married in a different state, Pennsylvania does recognize it. The couple do not need to get remarried. Read on...
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Contact Us

Michael Ginsburg
Register of Wills
Email

2 N. Main St., Suite 301
Greensburg, PA  15601

Fx: (724) 850-3976

Marriage License Inquiries:
Ph: (724) 830-3196
All other inquiries:
Ph: (724) 830-3177
 
 
Hours 
Monday, Wednesday - Friday
8:15 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday
8:15 am - 6:00 pm