Frederick County Register of Wills

Employer / Organization

Frederick County

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Feb 27, 2017 - Jul 02, 2018


The register of wills is responsible for the estates of county residents who pass away. The register determines the validity of wills, administers estates for those who have no wills, collects inheritance taxes and fees, and maintains related documents.

Application Guidelines
If you would like to be included on the ballot for county office, follow these three steps. 1) Contact the county board of elections. The elections department can provide information about the availability of filing papers and answer questions regarding nominating petitions and other ballot procedures. 2) Arrange to pick up required paperwork. 3) Return your completed paperwork within the designated filing window. The filing deadline listed is for third party and unaffiliated candidates. Candidates who wish to be run as part of a major party must meet earlier deadlines in order to participate in the primary election.

Submit application to:
Frederick County Elections Department, 355 Montevue Ln. #101, Frederick, MD, 21702, US