Prothonotary Fees

As of January 1, 2012 this Fee Schedule is in Effect,
Pursuant to House Bill 1715, Act 98-164.
A $5.00 automation fee is charged on Initial Filings

Although we strive to maintain the information listed on our site, this fee schedule is not a guarantee of rates.  All fees are subject to change at any time.

Acknowledgement of Deeds

$9.50

Amended Complaint$9.50
Appeal Board of Viewers

$30.50

Appeal from District Justice

$153.75

Appeal to Commonwealth Court

$61.50

Appeal to Superior Court

$61.50

Appeal to Supreme Court

$61.50

Arbitration (Appeal From)

$386.50

Arbitration (Award For)

$18.00

Arbitration (Prae For)

$30.50

Assignments

$9.50

Assurance of Voluntary Compliance$92.50
Assessment Appeals$73.00
Auditors Report (School Dist)

$9.50

Bond Fee

$17.50

Building Agreements, No Lien, Any Waiver stip or agreement

$25.50

Certification of any Paper

$1.75

Compromise

$18.00

Custody$161.50
Delinquent Tax Appeal

$73.00

Divorce Complaint

$154.50

Divorce Complaint Extra Counts

$66.00

Final Judgment / Decree

$18.00

Final Surety Reports

$20.00

Financial Statements

$9.50

Mechanics Lien

$26.00

Notary Registration

$3.75

Notarize Document$3.50
PFA, Protection from Abuse (Does NOT Include SURCHARGE)

$154.00

Political Subdivision

$18.00

Subpoena Sealed

$3.75

Triple Seal

$9.50

Writs Executions

$30.50

Writ Scire Facias

$13.00

Letters of Rogatory$95.25
Wage Attachment$30.50

COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS

At Law or Equity$154.00
Custody Complaint$162.00
Divorce Complaint$154.50
Plus Below Items in Complaint
Alimony$66.00
Alimony Pendente Lite (Counsel fees & Costs)$66.00
Custody/Visitation$74.00
Other, each$66.00
Support$66.00
Foreign Divorce$89.00
Praecipe to Transmit Record (Vital Stat)$18.00
Resume Maiden Name$18.00
COPIES
Computer Docket Printout (mail each case/pick up each case)$3.75
Divorce Decree Certified$5.50
Divorce Decree by mail$6.00
Certificate of Discontinuance$3.75
PHOTO COPY by CLERK
Each Page$0.60
Mail 1st page$1.75
Each add’l page$0.60

JUDGMENTS FILED

Adult Probation Office (from)$34.50
Domestic Relations Office (from)$34.50
Confession of Judgments$34.50
Confession of Judgments (CA#)$18.00
District Justice Transcripts$32.75
By Court Order of Agreement$18.00
Default, non pros, demurrer$18.00
Exemplification (In from another county)$34.00
Exemplification (Going out to another county)$20.00
Foreign Judgment (from another state)$32.50
Judgment Transfer$18.00
Lis Pendens (Criminal)$34.50
Release of Judgment$9.50
Strike & Open Judgment (any action)$76.50
Strike OR Open Judgment$55.50
Verdict or Award$18.00

REVIVALS

Writ of Revival$80.50
Adverse$30.50
Averments, suggestions of (non payment, etc. cont’d not reduced to judg)$18.00
Letters of Attorney (Recording and Revoking each name)$9.50
Liens
Federal Tax Lien$18.00
Commonwealth Tax Lien$18.00
Poundage (handling of monies paid into court; bonds, etc.,(for each dollar on 1st $1,000.000.03%
(for each dollar on each add’l $1,00.00 or fraction thereof0.01%
Satisfactions (Other than prepaid, per reg partial sats, releases, postponements, assignments, subordinations, of all liens or encumbrances; or settlements, discontinued ending or termination of any civil action at law or equity)$9.50
Statement of Objection$25.00
CIVIL LIS PENDENCE$13.00
Fees for similar services not specifically scheduled will be charged on the same basis as Herein scheduled