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Title 255—LOCAL COURT RULES

DELAWARE COUNTY

Amendments to the Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans' Court Division Fee Schedules; File No. 795-2018

[49 Pa.B. 12]
[Saturday, January 5, 2019]

Order

And Now, this 10th day of December, 2018, upon consideration of the Delaware County Register of Wills' and Clerk of Orphans' Court Division's common application to amend the register's and clerk's fee schedules to decrease the amount charged when obtaining a copy of certain records from the current such fees of three dollars ($3.00) to one dollar ($1.00) per page, it is hereby Ordered and Decreed that the fee schedules of the DelawareCounty Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans' Court Division previously adopted through such orders1 President Joseph P. Cronin, Jr. entered two (2) orders on December 7, 2009, the first directing the Orphans' Court Computerization Fee to be charged at a rate of fifteen dollars and fifty cents ($15.50), while the second set the Register of Wills Automation Fee also at fifteen dollars and fifty cents ($15.50). See Orders dated December 7, 2009, Nos. 785 and 786-2009. On July 15, 2014, President Judge Chad F. Kenney amended President Judge Zetusky's January 31, 2007, orders to reflect the JCS Fee as thirty-five dollars and fifty cents ($35.50), effective August 8, 2014. See Order dated July 15, 2014, No. 467-2014. This court on November 6, 2017, amended such order(s) of its predecessors directing in accordance with Acts 40 and 44 of 2017 the JCS Fee be set at forty dollars and twenty-five cents ($40.25), as well as that the Register of Wills Automation Fee and the Orphans' Court Computerization Fee being increased to fifteen dollars and seven-five cents ($15.75). See Order dated November 6, 2017, No. 638-2017. On March 14, 2018, this court amended those past such order(s) of the prior president judges to include for purposes of both the Register of Wills and Orphans' Court Clerk Fee Schedules a Video Conference Technology Fee. See Order dated March 14, 2018, No. 68-2018. Shall be Amended to reflect the following:

Fees of Register of Wills

 Certification under an Act of Congress (Exemplification Certification)
Each Additional Page—$1.00

 Certified copy of a Will Inventory, Appraisement and/or Account
Per Page—$1.002

Fees of Clerk of Orphans' Court Division

 Certified copies of Accounts
Per Page—$1.003

 Certified copies of Adjudications
Per Page—$1.004

 Certified copies of Decrees
Per Page—$1.005

 Exemplification of Record
Per Page—$1.00

 The amendments directed immediately previously listed Shall each be Effective February 1, 2019.

 Except to the extent amended to that previously set forth, the original fee schedule orders (Nos. 83 and 84-2007) dated January 31, 2007, and those subsequent, salient such orders (Nos. 785-2009, 786-2009, 467-2014, 638-2017, and 68-2018) Shall in All other material respects remain as past entered.

By the Court

KEVIN F. KELLY, 
President Judge

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 19-5. Filed for public inspection January 4, 2019, 9:00 a.m.]

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1  Per two (2) orders dated January 31, 2007, the Fees of the Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans' Court Division were adopted by then President Judge Edward J. Zetusky, Jr. See Orders dated January 31, 2007, Nos. 83 and 84—2007.
 President Joseph P. Cronin, Jr. entered two (2) orders on December 7, 2009, the first directing the Orphans' Court Computerization Fee to be charged at a rate of fifteen dollars and fifty cents ($15.50), while the second set the Register of Wills Automation Fee also at fifteen dollars and fifty cents ($15.50). See Orders dated December 7, 2009, Nos. 785 and 786-2009.
 On July 15, 2014, President Judge Chad F. Kenney amended President Judge Zetusky's January 31, 2007, orders to reflect the JCS Fee as thirty-five dollars and fifty cents ($35.50), effective August 8, 2014. See Order dated July 15, 2014, No. 467-2014.
 This court on November 6, 2017, amended such order(s) of its predecessors directing in accordance with Acts 40 and 44 of 2017 the JCS Fee be set at forty dollars and twenty-five cents ($40.25), as well as that the Register of Wills Automation Fee and the Orphans' Court Computerization Fee being increased to fifteen dollars and seven-five cents ($15.75). See Order dated November 6, 2017, No. 638-2017.
 On March 14, 2018, this court amended those past such order(s) of the prior president judges to include for purposes of both the Register of Wills and Orphans' Court Clerk Fee Schedules a Video Conference Technology Fee. See Order dated March 14, 2018, No. 68-2018.

2  This one dollar ($1.00) per page copying fee is in addition to the twenty dollar ($20.00) certification cost.

3  This one dollar ($1.00) per page copying fee is in addition to the twenty dollar ($20.00) certification cost.

4  This one dollar ($1.00) per page copying fee is in addition to the twenty dollar ($20.00) certification cost.

5  This one dollar ($1.00) per page copying fee is in addition to the twenty dollar ($20.00) certification cost.



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