Prothonotary & Clerk of Courts

Lycoming County Clerk of Courts

Suzanne M. Fedele

Prothonotary &
Clerk of Courts


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

Filing Fee Schedule

(As of January 1st, 2018)

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

  • Sheriff, Treasurer or Tax Claim Bureau deeds...14.75 

APPEALS

  • Commonwealth, Superior or Supreme
    • Prothonotary...76.00 
    • State...90.25 
  • District Justice Judgment...146.25 
  • Award of Arbitrators...600.00 

APPOINTMENTS

  • Petition for appointment of Accountant, Auditor, Supervisor, School Police, etc....146.25 

ASSIGNMENT OF LIEN...14.75 

AUDIT REPORTS...14.75 

BUILDING AGREEMENTS

  • Lien Waivers and Stipulations...25.75 

CERTIFICATIONS (first page)...9.00    (each additional page)...2.00 

COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS

  • Any action at law or equity, regardless of procedure (including abuse)...146.25 
  • Divorce Actions...157.25 
    • Each count in excess of count one...40.25 
    • Count for Custody (Whether in an original divorce complaint, amended complaint or counterclaim)...8.00 
    • Final Decree Packet...7.50 
  • Custody Actions...155.00 
    • Contempt Petition...25.75 
    • Modification Petition...25.75 
    • Emergency Custody Petition...25.75 
  • Motion for Final Decree...100.00 
  • Notice of Election to Resume Maiden/Prior Name...14.75 

COPIES IN THE PROTHONOTARY'S OFFICE...0.50  

DEFAULT JUDGMENT, NON-PROS...25.75 

DETECTIVE LICENSE

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

ENTRY OF APPEARANCE...3.00   (Excludes all criminal entries of appearance)

EXEMPLIFICATION OF RECORDS...25.75 

FAX DOCUMENTS (long distance) Per Page...0.50  

FINANCIAL STATEMENT (Insurance companies)...14.75  

FOREIGN DECREES/ORDERS...25.75 

FOREIGN SUBPOENA...85.75 

JUDGMENTS

  • District Justice Judgments...25.75 
  • Petition to Open or Strike...121.50 

LETTER OF ATTORNEY (Up to three names)...25.75 

  • Revocation (Up to three names)...14.75 
  • Additional names, each...1.00 

LIENS

  • Municipal, Mechanics, Federal, Commonwealth...25.75 

LIS PENDENS...25.75 

NOTARY PUBLIC

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

PASSPORT PHOTOS...11.50 

POSTPONEMENT OF LIEN...14.75 

PRAECIPE TO DISCONTINUE, WITHDRAW, SETTLE, DISMISS, ETC....14.75 

PRO HAC VICE MOTION...146.25 

REINSTATEMENT OF COMPLAINTS...14.75 

REISSUANCE OF WRITS...14.75 

RELEASE OF LIENS...14.75 

REVIVALS

  • Amicable Agreement   25.75 
  • Suggestion of Non-Payment...25.75 

ROAD PAPERS...25.75 

SATISFACTIONS

  • Civil Money Judgments, Notes, District Justice Judgments, Municipal and Mechanics Liens...14.75 
  • Federal and Commonwealth Liens...15.00 

SEARCHES

  • Criminal (7 years)...12.00  
  • Change of Name Petition (5 years)...9.00 
    • Each reference found...1.00  

SUBORDINATION OF LIEN...14.75  

SUBPOENAS...5.00 

TRANSFERS TO ANOTHER JURISDICTION (By Order Only)...26.50 

WRITS

  • Executions...45.00 
    • Garnishees, each...0.50 
  • Possession...45.00 
  • Revival...45.00 
  • Scire Facias...45.00 

FEES FOR SERVICES NOT SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED FOR OR INCLUDED WITH ANY OTHER SERVICE...25.75 

FEE FOR INSUFFICIENT FUNDS CHECKS...25.00 

Note: The prothonotary shall not be required to file any suit, action, an 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...132.00 

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

SUMMARY APPEALS...68.50 

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