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Suzanne M. Fedele
Suzanne M. Fedele

Prothonotary &
Clerk of Courts

Lycoming County
48 West Third Street
Williamsport, PA. 17701
(570) 327-2251

Prothonotary Filing Fee Schedule

(As of January  5, 2015)

Clerk of Courts Fees
Lycoming County Prothonotary filing guidelines.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

  • Sheriff, Treasurer or Tax Claim Bureau deeds   14.00 

APPEALS

  • Commonwealth, Superior or Supreme
    • Prothonotary   72.50 
    • State   85.50 
  • District Justice Judgment   134.50 
  • Award of Arbitrators    600.00 

APPOINTMENTS

  • Petition for appointment of Accountant, Auditor, Supervisor, School Police, etc.    134.50 

ASSIGNMENT OF LIEN    14.00 

AUDIT REPORTS    14.00 

BUILDING AGREEMENTS

  • Lien Waivers and Stipulations   24.50 

CERTIFICATIONS (first page)  8.50    (each additional page)  2.00 

COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS

  • Any action at law or equity, regardless of procedure (including abuse)   134.50 
  • Divorce Actions   147.00 
    • Each count in excess of count one   35.50 
    • Count for Custody (Whether in an original divorce complaint, amended complaint or counterclaim)   8.00 
    • Final Decree Packet   7.50 
  • Custody Actions    142.00 
    • Contempt Petition   24.50 
    • Modification Petition   24.50 
  • Motion for Final Decree   95.00 
  • Notice of Election to Resume Maiden/Prior Name   14.00 

COPIES IN THE PROTHONOTARY'S OFFICE   .50  

DEFAULT JUDGMENT, NON PROS   24.50 

DETECTIVE LICENSE

  • Application or Renewal
    • Individual   325.00 
    • Partnership Assoc. or Corp   475.00 

ENTRY OF APPEARANCE   3.00   (Excludes Pro Se, Conflicts, DA & PD Counsel)

EXEMPLIFICATION OF RECORDS   24.50 

FAX DOCUMENTS (long distance) Per Page   .50  

FINANCIAL STATEMENT (Insurance companies)   14.00  

FOREIGN DECREES/ORDERS   24.50 

FOREIGN SUBPOENA   43.00 

JUDGMENTS

  • District Justice Judgments   24.50 
  • Petition to Open or Strike   121.50 

LETTER OF ATTORNEY (Up to three names)   24.50 

  • Revocation (Up to three names)   14.00 
  • Additional names, each   1.00 

LIENS

  • Municipal, Mechanics, Federal, Commonwealth   24.50 

LIS PENDENS   24.50 

NOTARY PUBLIC

  • Notarization of Signature With Identification   2.00 
  • Registration of signature   4.50 

PASSPORT PHOTOS   11.00 

POSTPONEMENT OF LIEN   14.00 

PRAECIPE TO DISCONTINUE, WITHDRAW, SETTLE, DISMISS, ETC.   14.00 

PRO HAC VICE MOTION   134.50 

REINSTATEMENT OF COMPLAINTS   14.00 

REISSUANCE OF WRITS   14.00 

RELEASE OF LIENS   14.00 

REVIVALS

  • Amicable Agreement   24.50 
  • Suggestion of Non Payment   24.50 

ROAD PAPERS   24.50 

SATISFACTIONS

  • Notes, District Justice Judgments, Municipal and Mechanics Liens   14.00 
  • Federal and Commonwealth Liens   14.50 

SEARCHES

  • Criminal (7 years)   11.50  
  • Change of Name Petition (5 years)   8.50 
    • Each reference found   1.00  

SUBORDINATION OF LIEN   14.00  

SUBPOENAS   5.00 

TRANSFERS TO ANOTHER JURISDICTION (By Order Only)   25.00 

WRITS

  • Executions   43.00 
    • Garnishees, each   .50 
  • Possession   43.00 
  • Revival   43.00 
  • Scire Facias   43.00 

FEES FOR SERVICES NOT SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED FOR OR INCLUDED WITH ANY OTHER SERVICE   24.50 

FEE FOR INSUFFICIENT FUNDS CHECKS   25.00 

Note: The prothonotary shall not be required to file any suit, action, order of court or judgment thereon, or perform any services whatsoever for any person, political subdivision, or the Commonwealth, until the requisite fee is paid in full.


Clerk of Courts Filing Fee Schedule

CLERK OF COURTS FEE (Misdemeanor/Felony)   142.00 

CLERK OF COURTS FEE (Summary)   28.00 

AUTOMATION FUND FEE ((per Transcript)   5.00 

EXPUNGEMENT FILING FEE   60.00 

FINAL BILL JUDGMENTS to Prothonotary   38.50   (Now the Administrative Bail Fee)

SUMMARY APPEALS   65.00 

POUNDAGE ON STRAIGHT CASH BAIL:  3% on the first $1000; 1% on balance