Baltimore County Register of Wills Office
The Honorable Alexis Burrell-Rohde, RegisterAddress County Courts Building
401 Bosley Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204 Operating Hours8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
No Walk-In Customers after 3:30pmWe are closed weekends and State Holidays
Please note that we cannot accept filings through email.
BEFORE YOU VISIT: We strongly encourage you to call the office. We will walk you through our procedures and make sure you are aware of all the required documents we’ll need to help you. Also, a courthouse drop box is available to customers submitting paperwork.
DROP BOX DEPOSITS: Last pickup is 3:30 p.m. Items deposited in this drop box after 3:30 p.m. will be date stamped as received the next business day. If you are delivering time-sensitive items after 3:30 p.m., please hand delivery them to the Register of Wills Office located on the 5th floor, suite 500.
REQUESTS FOR COPIES: The office encourages customers to request copies of documents using our online system or by telephone.
FILING WILLS: If you have a Last Will and Testament you wish to file for safekeeping, the office encourages you mail the original will via certified mail to us along with the filing fee of $5. Please include the last four numbers of your social security number so that we can properly index the Will.
DIRECTIONS TO OFFICE & PARKING: Click HERE.
HEALTH AND SECURITY SAFEGUARDS:Wearing masks while in the courthouse is encouraged but not required. All visitors will need to pass through security scanners at the entrances to the courthouse.
HANDICAPPED ACCESS: Customers requiring handicapped access to the courthouse should enter by the ramp on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the building. There is handicapped metered parking on both Pennsylvania and Baltimore Avenues.
CLOSINGS: We are closed on weekends, state holidays, and sometimes due to inclement weather.
- In the event of inclement weather, the Register of Wills Office will be closed if the Baltimore County Circuit Court is closed. Watch WBAL TV 11 for details.
CLIENT TESTIMONIALS: Click HERE.
|Other Important Numbers|
|Baltimore County Bar Association||410-337-9103|
|Baltimore County Courts Information||410-887-3100|
|Baltimore County Land Records||410-887-2650|
|Baltimore County Orphans' Court||410-887-6516|
|Baltimore County Trust Clerk||410-887-3469|
|Comptroller of Maryland:
Maryland Estate Tax Division
|Comptroller of Maryland:
Unclaimed Property Division
|Internal Revenue Service||800-829-1040|
|Legal Aid Bureau||800-999-8904|
|Maryland State Bar Association||800-492-1964|
|Motor Vehicle Administration||800-950-1682|
|Social Security Administration||800-772-1213|
|Vital Statistics Administration
(provides copies of death certificates)
|Volunteer Lawyers Service||800-510-0050|
|Delinquencies / Extensions||410-887-6697|
|Inventories, Jointly Held Assets||410-887-6697|
|New Proceedings Division
(obtain Letters of Administration)
PUBLICATIONS AND ADDITIONAL MEDIA
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Facts About Wills
- What You Need To Do To Open An Estate
- Helpful Hints
- General Estate Information Guide
- Administration of Estates in Maryland (Pamphlet)
- Administration of Estates in Maryland (Booklet)
- Small Estate required documents checklist
- Affidavit of Indigency (Appendix D)
BALTIMORE COUNTY LINKS
- Bar Association
- Baltimore County
- Department Of Aging
- Emergency Preparedness
- Estate Mediation
- Jewish Community Services
- Law Library
- Office Of Law
- Orphans' Court
- Public Library
- Comptroller of MD – Estate Taxes
- Comptroller of MD – Unclaimed Property
- Death Certificates
- Kelley Blue Book
- IRS – Apply for EIN
- MD Attorney General – Protecting Seniors
- People’s Law Library
- Real Property Search
- Social Security
- State Bar Assn.
- Volunteer Lawyers Service
For A Historical List Of Baltimore County
Registers Of Wills
(MD State Archives Link)