OC News & Alerts

The Orphans’ Court is open 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and closed holidays. We are accepting in person filings but encourage use of the U.S. mail and the locked drop box outside of our office.

Per an Administrative Order (please click here to see the order) all professional/corporate Court appointed guardians will see a fee increase for incapacitated persons who are recipients of Medicaid.

Guardianship Tracking System Online Workshops - Winter 2023

Please see this video regarding changes to the GTS System effective 12-12-2022: GTS Refresh – Guardian Overview Video


OC Services

1. EMERGENCY PETITIONS: We accept emergency petitions in-person with the appropriate filing fee and are committed to working with petitioners in terms of arranging for payment using our drop box or U.S. mail for emergent situations. Petitioners should contact the office by phone (610-891-4400) and follow the prompts so that the staff is made aware of a potential emergency.

2. OTHER SERVICES: All other services, requests, and filings will be accepted by and processed in the order they were received. We are accepting in-person filings at our office and by U.S. mail or by use of the Orphans’ Court drop-box. We are working diligently behind the scenes on our e-filing capabilities and will provide updates as those online options are available.


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Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000
  • webmaster@co.delaware.pa.us

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Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.


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