A Petition for guardianship of an alleged incapacitated adult is filed in the Orphans' Court. A hearing date is assigned and citation issued. If the petition is granted a final decree is signed appointing a guardian by a Judge and is entered into court record. The guardian will be responsible for filing of an inventory and annual reports in Orphans' Court regarding their guardianship.
The Register of Wills/Clerk of the Orphans’ Court is open to the public from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. Both virtual and in-person appointments are conducted. Please call 215-348-6254 or 215-348-6264 to schedule an appointment.
7321 New Falls Rd.
Levittown, PA 19055
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Appointments are recommended and will receive priority
Orphans' Court Contact
All information on this webpage is to inform and not to advise. It is based upon Pennsylvania law. The statements are general, and individual facts in a given case may alter their application or involve other laws not referred to here.