Prothonotary Fees

As of July 1, 2019 this Fee Schedule is in Effect,
Pursuant to House Bill 1715, Act 98-164.
A $5.00 automation fee is charged on Initial Filings

As of October 30, 2017 Governor Tom Wolf signed Act 40 & 44 of 2017 increasing the JCP fee to $40.25. An additional $4.75 will be added tot he JCP fee as of December 1, 2017.

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

$9.50

Appeal from District Justice

$158.50

Appeal to Commonwealth Court (Check made payable to Lawrence County Prothonotary)

Appeal to Higher Court Fee (Check made payable to Supreme Court/Superior Court)

$61.50

$90.25

Appeal to Superior Court (Check made payable to Lawrence County Prothonotary)

Appeal to Higher Court Fee(Check made payable to Supreme Court/Superior Court)

$61.50

 

$90.25

Appeal to Supreme Court (Check made payable to Lawrence County Prothonotary)

Appeal to Higher Court Fee(Check made payable to Supreme Court/Superior Court)

$61.50

$90.25

Arbitration (Appeal From)

$386.50

Arbitration (Award For)

$18.00

Arbitration (Prae For)

$30.50

Assignments

$9.50

Assurance of Voluntary Compliance

$97.25

Assessment Appeals

$77.75

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

$166.75

Delinquent Tax Appeal

$77.75

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)

$142.25

Political Subdivision

$18.00

Subpoena Sealed

$3.75

Triple Seal

$9.50

Writs Executions

$30.50

Writ Scire Facias

$13.00

Letters of Rogatory

$100.00

Wage Attachment

$30.50

COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS

At Law or Equity

$158.75

Custody Complaint

$166.75

Divorce Complaint

Divorce Complaint Extra Counts

$159.25

$79.25

Plus Below Items in Complaint
Alimony

$70.75

Alimony Pendente Lite (Counsel fees & Costs)

$70.75

Custody/Visitation

$78.75

Other, each

$70.75

Support

$70.75

Foreign Divorce

$93.75

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)

$32.50

Domestic Relations Office (from)

$32.50

Confession of Judgments

$33.00

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)

$34.50

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)

$81.25

Strike OR Open Judgment

$60.25

Verdict or Award

$18.00

REVIVALS

Writ of Revival

$85.25

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 $1,000.00

0.03%

(for each dollar on each add’l $1,00.00 or fraction thereof

0.01%

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