Fee Schedule

Fee Schedule

  • Prothonotary Automation Fee as indicated in Act Number 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)$175.75
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$53.75
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 NUMBER 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)