Acceptance of Forms

Please note we do not accept handwritten petitions. All petitions must be typed or electronically printed.

Please be advised that pursuant to the newly revised Orphans' Court rules, as of September 1, 2016, only the standardized forms provided by the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania will be accepted.


These forms are available for downloading. Misuse or incorrect use of these forms is the sole responsibility of the person(s) completing them. If you need assistance, contact an attorney. Employees of this office are not permitted to help complete forms or proffer legal advice due to the liability of litigation.

Register of Wills Forms

Marriage License Forms

Orphans' Court Forms

Adoption Forms

In light of recent Pennsylvania Adoption Rule changes, Butler County Orphans' Court will no longer provide Adoption forms. Please contact an Attorney for further assistance.