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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 1/1/2016

APPEALS
Appeal from Magisterial District Judge - Civil $146.50
Appeal from Magisterial District Judge - Criminal $60.00
Appeal, Operator's License / Registration Suspension $146.50
Appeal to Commonwealth, Superior, or Supreme Court (Criminal and Civil)
Centre County $60.00
Appellate Court $85.50
ARBITRATION APPEAL
(Or $100.00 per arbitrator per day )
$300.00
ZONING APPEAL $146.50
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) $127.50
CIVIL ACTIONS/CIVIL OTHER
(plus .50 per name for more than 10 Plaintiffs or Defendants)
$146.50
ASSUMPSIT $146.50
CONFESSION OF JUDGMENT $146.50
CREDIT CARD $146.50
EJECTMENT $146.50
EQUITY $146.50
FOREIGN SUBPOENA $146.50
MANDAMAS $146.50
MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE $146.50
PETITION FOR VIEWERS $146.50
REPLEVIN $146.50
QUIET TITLE $146.50
WRIT OF SUMMONS - Starts Civil Action $146.50
COPIES (per page) $.50
CUSTODY/VISITATION (separate action) $154.50
Contempt Petition $75.00
Modification Petition $75.00
Petition for Special Relief $75.00
DISCONTINUE/SATISFY/SETTLE $10.00
DIVORCE $177.50
Each additional Issue
*Issues include Alimony, Alimony Pendente Lite –
Counsel Fees & Costs, Equitable Distribution
$40.50
*Custody as a issue $48.50
Retake maiden name $18.00
Final Divorce Decree $6.00
Out of County Divorce Packet
*Section 3301(C) AND 3301 (D)
$50.00
EXEMPLIFIED RECORD (outgoing) $18.00
EXPUNGEMENT PETITION (ARD, 490, 790)
$207.00
 LIMITED ACCESS PETITION $132.00
FAX DOCUMENT (long distance) $10.00
FOREIGN/FRAUDULENT DEBTORS ATTACHMENT $146.50
JUDGMENTS
Judgment note, DSB, etc. $25.00
Amicable revival agreement $25.00
Assignment $10.00
Default Judgment/Judgment of Non Pros $12.00
Exemplified Record (incoming) $25.00
Guest agreement $25.00
Magisterial District Judge Transcript $25.00
Postponement, subordination $10.00
Release of lien $10.00
Satisfy/Discontinue/Settle $10.00
LETTER OF ATTORNEY
Filing $10.00
Revocation $10.00
LIEN
Municipal, Federal, Commonwealth $25.00
MECHANICS LIEN CLAIM $146.50
NAME CHANGE $127.50
NOTARY PUBLIC
Registration / Acknowledgement $3.00
PRAECIPE TO WITHDRAW (custody) $5.00
PROTECTION FROM ABUSE $110.50
Surcharge $100.00
RECORDING ANY PAPERS
(account or document, not provided for herein) $10.00
RE-INSTATE COMPLAINT $20.00
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. $26.00
SUBPOENA (on existing case) $3.00
TRANSFER CASE TO ANOTHER COUNTY $50.00
VEHICLE TITLE (abandoned) $10.00
WAGE ATTACHMENT (landlord tenant judgment) $126.00
WRITS - Execution, Possession, Revival, Scire Facias $29.00
RE-ISSUE WRIT $20.00

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 January 1, 2016 (Updated November 14, 2016)