Prothonotary's Fee Schedule

 

EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2022: Our Prothonotary fees have increased. Please refer to our new fee schedule for the new fees.

Effective July 1, 2022

Family Relations

DIVORCE COMPLAINT  $167.50

ADDITIONAL COUNTS IN DIVORCE  $55.25 EACH

MOTION FOR APPOINTMENT OF MASTER  $350.00

 

CUSTODY $113.75

CONCILIATION FEE $250.00

 

PROTECTION FROM ABUSE PETITION $104.75

INDIRECT CRIMINAL CONTEMPT $20.00

ADDITIONAL HEARING $100.00

 
Civil Division

CIVIL & EQUITY COMPLAINT $115.00

WRIT OF SUMMONS $115.00

DISTRICT JUSTICE APPEAL $115.00

STATEMENT OF OBJECTIONS $78.00

 

SUPERIOR OR COMMONWEALTH COURT APPEAL $177.25

   (Check for $47.00 and a check for $42.00 for postage to Franklin County)

   ( Check for $90.25 to Higher Court)

 

WRIT OF EXECUTION $22.00

WRIT OF SCIRE FACIAS $22.00

WRIT OF POSSESSION $22.00

WRIT OF REVIVAL $22.00

WRITOF REVIVAL (Amicable) $15.00

WRIT OF CERTIORARI $22.00

(IF FILED WITH LAND USE APPEAL THE FEE IS $110.25)

WRIT OF ATTACHMENT/WAGE GARNISHEE $22.00

 

ARBITRATION PRAECIPE $22.00

ARBITRATION AWARD APPEAL AMOUNT OF ARBITRATORS= FEES

ARBITRATION LIMIT under 50,000.00

APPEAL ARBITRATION DECISION- TOTAL AMOUNT OF BILL OF COSTS

 

DEFAULT/PRAECIPE JUDGMENT $15.00

JUDGMENT OF NON PROS $15.00

LIS PENDENS $15.00

DISTRICT JUSTICE JUDGMENT $29.00

FOREIGN JUDGMENT $29.00

FEDERAL/STATE TAX LIEN $29.00

MUNICIPAL TAX LIEN/CLAIM $29.00

 

PETITION FOR ASSESSMENT, NAME CHANGE, DRIVERS LICENSE OR 

APPEAL FROM BOARD OF VIEW $115.00

FOREIGN SUBPOENA $115.00

ANY OTHER PETITIONS $115.00

LAND USE APPEAL MUST INCLUDE WRIT OF CERTIORARI $115.00

PLUS $22.00 FOR THE WRIT OF CERTIORARI

EMINENT DOMAIN/CONDEMNATION/DECLARATION OF TAKING $115.00

 

CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY $10.00

SURETY BOND $10.00

ANNUAL AUDIT REPORT FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS $10.00

 

PETITION BALLOT BOX $115.00

FEE TO OPEN BALLOT BOX EACH $52.00

 

MECHANICS LIEN WAIVER $22.00

MECHANICS LIEN CLAIM $29.00

 

JUDGMENT/LIS PENDENS SATISFACTION $10.00

 

CERTIFICATE OF SETTLEMENT $6.00

 

SUBORDINATION OF LIEN $10.00

(adding a plaintiff)

 

RELEASE OF LIEN $10.00

 
Other Fees
 

PHOTOCOPIES $0.50

 

PRAECIPE TO REINSTATE/REISSUE $10.00

 

SATISFACTION/DISCONTINUE/SETTLE $10.00

 

POWER OF ATTORNEY $10.00

 

REVOCATION OF ATTORNEY $10.00

 

EXEMPLIFIED RECORD (Triple Seal) $22.00

 

CERTIFICATION $5.00

 

SUBPOENAS $5.00 EACH

 

NOTARY

SIGNATURE REGISTRATION $5.00

ACKNOWLEDGMENT $5.00

 

*DIVORCE DECREE (CertifiedGold Seal) $10.00

*DIVORCE DECREE (Regular Certified Court Seal) $5.00

*RESUME MAIDEN NAME $10.00

 
Note:

Upon filing of any order, motion, petition, or rule for disposition by the court, the filing attorney shall provide the Prothonotary with copies of the document and a self-addressed, stamped envelope. The Prothonotary shall conform the copies and send them back to the filing attorney.

 

The Prothonotary is not required to docket any suit, action, or order of court or perform any services until the requisite fees have been paid. The fees set in this schedule bear a reasonable relationship to the cost of operating the Prothonotary's office in Franklin County and shall remain in effect until changed by the promulgation of a new fee schedule.  

 

Our office is unable to refund any fees upon payment or receipt. If you have questions concerning the fee of a filing, please contact the office for assistance.  


** Fee schedule changed per Order dated May 9, 2022

Franklin County No. 2022-1523, in compliance with Act 164 of 1998,

Amending Act 203 of 1982. Effective date July 1, 2022.