Case Assignments

Orphans' Court Case Assignments

Orphans’ Court cases are assigned by the Register of Wills to one of three Civil / Orphans’ Court judges.

A miscellaneous judge is responsible on a four months rotating basis to handle audit court, inheritance tax contempt, and other miscellaneous matters.

The miscellaneous judge rotation for 2023 will be as follows:

  • January - April ;  Judge Scherer
  • May - August ;   Judge Smail
  • September - December ;  Judge Hathaway