Orphans’ Court Schedule

 ORPHANS’ COURT DIVISION

FILING AND AUDITING OF ACCOUNTS

Accounts filed in accordance with the following
schedule will be called for audit in Courtroom #7002 (7th floor) at 9:00 a.m.
 on the following dates:

LAST DAY FOR FILING ACCOUNTS      AUDIT DAYS
December 2, 2020 January 6, 2021
January 6, 2021 February 3, 2021
February 3, 2021 March 3, 2021
March 10, 2021 April 7, 2021
April 14, 2021 May 12, 2021
May 12, 2021 June 9, 2021
July 7, 2021 August 4, 2021
August 4, 2021 September 1, 2021
September 8, 2021 October 6, 2021
October 13, 2021 November 17, 2021
December 1, 2021 January 5, 2022

OFFICE OF CLERK OF ORPHANS COURT

The Office of Clerk of Orphans' Court will be open for transaction of business pertaining to said office from the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 4:15 P.M.

Current Business Adoptions and Petitions for the Settlement of Small Estates

Current Business

Petitions and Motions, including requests for continuances, shall be filed with the Office of the Clerk of the Orphans' Court Division and not presented in chambers.

Adoptions

Hearings provide for by the Adoption Act will be scheduled by and held on dates available to the Court.

PETITIONS FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF SMALL ESTATES

Petitions shall be filed with Office of the Clerk of Orphans' Court. If all parties beneficially interested in the estate or entitled to notice have not joined in the petitions, a minimum of twenty (20) days notice must be given to those parties that the petition will be presented at the next available audit day as set forth in this calendar, The parties that have not joined in the petition shall be apprised, by way of written notice, of the specific audit date, time and place, and that they must appear at the audit and/or provide in advance of the audit a written objection to the petition.

All petitions of decedents age fifty five (55) or older must include a copy of the letter from the Department of Welfare stating the amount of medical assistance, if any, due to the state.