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Cecil County Register of Wills Office

The Honorable Allyn Nickle, Register

Address Circuit Courthouse
129 East Main Street
Suite 102
Elkton, Maryland 21921
Operating Hours8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
We are closed weekends and State Holidays
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Please note that we cannot accept filings through email.

Important Information

To serve you more expeditiously, please contact us to obtain guidance from a staff member to determine what documentation and information will be needed to begin the process to administer an estate. You can conduct nearly all business with our office by ordinary postal mail. We also accept documents in a drop box, available Monday through Friday, between 8:30am and 4:00pm, which is conveniently accessible at the main entrance of the Circuit Court House. Although the drop box is locked and checked frequently throughout the day, we suggest that you call the office when dropping off checks or other sensitive materials.

Please schedule an appointment for an in-person visit.

On our enhanced web page, you may download publications and forms free of charge, browse frequently asked questions and other online services.

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

Other Important Numbers
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
Maryland Senior Legal Helpline
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc.
Toll-Free 1-800-896-4213 ext. 7760
TTY Users:Call Maryland Relay
Dial 7-1-1
410- 951-7760



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