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Fee Schedule

  • Prothonotary Automation Fee as indicated in Act #98-164 is included in all new filing fees PA.C.S.A. 42 Section Et Seq. as amended
  • All checks returned for insufficient funds will be assessed a $20.00 service charge
  • There will be no refunds for overpayment
  • Please make all checks payable to Centre County Prothonotary
  • Effective 11/30/2017

APPEALS
Appeal from Magisterial District Judge - Civil $166.75
Appeal from Magisterial District Judge - Criminal $60.00
Appeal, Operator's License / Registration Suspension $166.75
Appeal to Commonwealth, Superior, or Supreme Court (Criminal and Civil)
Centre County $69.00
Appellate Court $90.25
ARBITRATION APPEAL
(Or $100.00 per arbitrator per day )
$300.00
ZONING APPEAL $166.75
BILL OF COST $5.00
CERTIFY COPY OF ANY PAPER
First Page $4.00
Each Additional Page $2.00
CHANGE OF NAME (other than divorce) $145.75
CIVIL ACTIONS/CIVIL OTHER
(plus .50 per name for more than 10 Plaintiffs or Defendants)
$166.75
ASSUMPSIT $166.75
CONFESSION OF JUDGMENT $166.75
CREDIT CARD $166.75
EJECTMENT $166.75
EQUITY $166.75
FOREIGN SUBPOENA $166.75
MANDAMAS $166.75
MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE $166.75
PETITION FOR VIEWERS $166.75
REPLEVIN $166.75
QUIET TITLE $166.75
WRIT OF SUMMONS - Starts Civil Action $166.75
COPIES (per page) $.25
CUSTODY/VISITATION (separate action) $175.25
Contempt Petition $75.00
Modification Petition $75.00
Petition for Special Relief $75.00
DISCONTINUE/SATISFY/SETTLE $11.50
DIVORCE $201.75
Each additional Issue
*Issues include Alimony, Alimony Pendente Lite –
Counsel Fees & Costs, Equitable Distribution
$45.25
*Custody as a issue $53.25
Retake maiden name $20.50
Final Divorce Decree $6.00
Out of County Divorce Packet
*Section 3301(C) AND 3301 (D)
$50.00
EXEMPLIFIED RECORD (outgoing) $20.50
EXPUNGEMENT PETITION (ARD, 490, 790)
$207.00
 LIMITED ACCESS PETITION $132.00
FAX DOCUMENT (long distance) $10.00
FOREIGN/FRAUDULENT DEBTORS ATTACHMENT $166.75
JUDGMENTS
Judgment note, DSB, etc. $28.00
Amicable revival agreement $28.00
Assignment $11.50
Default Judgment/Judgment of Non Pros $13.50
Exemplified Record (incoming) $28.00
Guest agreement $28.00
Magisterial District Judge Transcript $28.00
Postponement, subordination $11.50
Release of lien $11.50
Satisfy/Discontinue/Settle $11.50
LETTER OF ATTORNEY
Filing $10.00
Revocation $10.00
LIEN
Municipal, Federal, Commonwealth $28.00
MECHANICS LIEN CLAIM $166.75
NAME CHANGE $145.75
NOTARY PUBLIC
Registration / Acknowledgement $3.00
PRAECIPE TO WITHDRAW (custody) $5.00
PROTECTION FROM ABUSE $125.25
Surcharge $100.00
RECORDING ANY PAPERS
(account or document, not provided for herein) $10.00
RE-INSTATE COMPLAINT $23.00
ROAD DOCKET FILINGS $18.00
SEAL RECORD (except for Government Agencies)
(per item) $50.00
SEARCH (Criminal Only – Seven year) $7.00
SHERIFF SERVICE – ADVANCE COST
In-County ($25 each additional Defendant) $100.00
Out-of-County Contact Sheriff's Office
On Executions:
Personal Property $250.00
Real Estate $3,500.00
STIPULATION AGAINST LIENS, MECHANIC'S LIEN WAIVER, NO LIEN AGREEMENT, WAIVER, BUILDING AGREEMENT, ETC. $29.00
SUBPOENA (on existing case) $3.00
TRANSFER CASE TO ANOTHER COUNTY $50.00
VEHICLE TITLE (abandoned) $10.00
WAGE ATTACHMENT (landlord tenant judgment) $145.00
WRITS - Execution, Possession, Revival, Scire Facias $33.50
RE-ISSUE WRIT $23.00

PROTHONOTARY AUTOMATION FEE AS INDICATED IN ACT #98-164 IS INCLUDED IN ALL NEW FILING FEES PA.C.S.A. 42 SECTION ET SEQ. AS AMENDED

*ALL CHECKS RETURNED FOR INSUFFICIENT FUNDS WILL BE ASSESSED A $20.00 SERVICE CHARGE
*THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS FOR OVERPAYMENT

PLEASE MAKE ALL CHECKS PAYABLE TO CENTRE COUNTY PROTHONOTARY

Effective November 30, 2017 (Updated November 6, 2017)