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Cecil County

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Business Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday through Friday

We Are Closed On Weekends & State Holidays - HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Office Open By Appointment Only - Limited Basis

The Cecil County Register of Wills is open by appointment only on a limited basis.

Please note the following:

  • Please call our office for assistance instead of visiting the courthouse. Most needs can be fulfilled by phone, e-mail, mail, or through our online services.
  • Estate filings may be mailed or delivered. Our locked drop box in the lobby of the Circuit Courthouse, available Monday through Friday, between 8:30am and 4:00pm.
  • Please note we cannot accept filings by e-mail or fax. We continue to accept documents in our drop box located within the entrance of the Courthouse just prior to entering the security checkpoint. Although this drop box is checked frequently throughout the day, we ask that you call the office prior to dropping off an original Will, checks, or other sensitive materials.
  • Inquiries may be emailed to

Upon entering the Courthouse, you will be required to:

  • Pass through security scanners
  • Answer a set of screening questions
  • Be subject to temperature checks
  • Wear a facial covering or mask
  • Practice social distancing

For more information and updates please visit Cecil County Circuit Court.

Note: Person(s) entering the Courthouse are subject to search of their person and belongings. Click here for information.

Hon Allyn Nickle

Honorable Allyn Nickle


For A Historical List Of Cecil County
Registers Of Wills
(MD State Archives Link)
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