Administrative Order 2006-15--Fee Schedule, Civil/Prothonotary; C-48-CV-2006-10178
[36 Pa.B. 7957]
[Saturday, December 30, 2006]
Order of Court
And Now, this 13th day of December, 2006, It Is Hereby Ordered that the current schedule of fees charged by the Clerk of Courts--Civil Division/Prothonotary shall continue until December 31, 2006. The attached schedule of fees for the Clerk of Courts--Civil Division/Prothonotary shall take effect January 1, 2007.
A copy of this administrative order and the schedule of fees shall be published in the Northampton County Reporter.
By the Court
ROBERT A. FREEDBERG,
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY--CIVIL/PROTHONOTARY FEE SCHEDULE AS OF JANUARY 1, 2007
FEES ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF DEEDS $9.25 AFFIDAVITS--RETAKE PRIOR NAME $9.25 APPEALS: APPEAL--BOARD OF VIEW $15.25 APPEAL--HIGHER COURT $57.25 (Plus $60.00* (includes JCP Fee) payable to the higher court) APPEAL--DISTRICT JUSTICE $121.75 APPEAL--LICENSE SUSPENSION $127.50 ARBITRATION PRAECIPE $28.75 Appeal from Arbitration-Arbitrators compensation upon appeal $375.00 plus any additional compensation that may have been authorized, but total not exceed 50% of the amount of covers. THIS SHALL NOT BE TAXABLE AS COSTS No appeal fee, bond or accrued costs required. ASSIGNMENTS $9.25 BUILDING AGREEMENTS (Waiver of Liens, Stipulation, etc.) $19.00 CERTIFICATIONS: Certifying copy of any paper $5.75 Additional pages, each $1.25 Certification of Notary or District Justice $3.50 Exemplification of records including judgments $19.00 Certification of Satisfaction/
$5.75 COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS: Commencement of actions at Law or Equity $122.00 Custody or Visitation $128.50 Divorce--No additional counts $132.00 Plus below extra counts in complaint: Alimony $38.75 Alimony pendente lite, counsel fees and costs $38.75 Domestic Relations APL $30.75 Custody $45.25 Support $38.75 Equitable Distribution $38.75 Other, each $38.75 District Justice Appeals $121.75 Protection from Abuse $132.00 (plus $25.00 Pa State Police Surcharge and additional Sheriff Service Fees)
Open or Strike Judgment $95.00 Proceedings on any lien other than revival $95.00 COURT MINUTES: Letters Rogatory $38.75 (Additional $3.50 per subpoena) Award of Ownership $122.00 Declaration of Taking $122.00 Eminent Domain Proceedings $122.00 Petition for Appointment of Board of View--per property $122.00 Appeal from Board of View $21.25 Petition for Name Change $83.25 Appointment of Special Policeman $34.75 Financial Statements $15.25 Power of Attorney $25.00 DIVORCE DEPOSITS: Regular Deposit $250.00 Special Deposit $750.00 Praecipe to Transmit Record $25.00 (Plus Additional fees for Docket Entries, Certification of Docket Entries and A Divorce Decree)
Divorce Decree $9.25 Foreign Divorce $25.00 DOCKET ENTRIES $0.30 (Requesting by mail--initial page $1.00 plus $0.30 per additional page)
EXECUTIONS & ATTACHMENTS Writ of Execution $28.75 Writ of Execution with attachment $29.25 (Plus add $60.00 for each garnishee)
Political Subdivision $12.00 Political Subdivision with attachment $12.50 (Plus add $60.00 for each garnishee) JUDGMENTS All judgments of decrees which are final $17.25 Bail Bonds $33.25 Complaint and Confession $43.25 Confessions (notes, bonds, etc.) $38.25 District Justice Transcripts $33.00 Domestic Relations (Arrearages) $33.25 Default, Non Pros, Verdict Award, etc. $17.25 Court Order, Agreement, Stipulation, etc. $17.25 Transferred judgments (from other counties) $33.25 Political Subdivision (New Filing) $24.50 Political Subdivision (other) $12.00 Release of Judgment $9.25 Subordinations, withdrawals, postponements $9.25 Revival (amicable) $17.25 Writ of Revival (adverse) $28.75 Political Subdivision $12.00 LIENS Municipal $24.50 Mechanics Lien--without complaint $33.25 (Complaint filed at later date) $95.00 Mechanics Lien--with complaint $128.25 Political Subdivision $24.50 Federal and Commonwealth of PA $18.00 Suggestions of Non-Payment $12.00 IRS refilings $12.00 Housing Rehab Assistance Lien $24.50 District Justice Transcript--Political Subdivision $24.50 NOTARY SIGNATURE REGISTRATION PHOTOCOPIES $3.50 If made by prothonotary's office--each page $1.25 If made by person on public copies--each page $ .25 REVIVALS Amicable $17.25 Adverse (Writ of Revival) $28.75 REISSUANCE OF WRIT AND REINSTATEMENT OF COMPLAINT $6.00 SATISFACTIONS Entering satisfactions, releases, postponements, assignments, subordinations, of all encumbrances or liens by Power of Attorney of otherwise: or settlements, discontinuances, ending or termination of any civil action at law or equity $9.25 Certificate of Satisfaction $5.75 SUBPOENAS Attend and Testify $3.50 Produce Documents or things for Discovery $3.50 TRANSFERS To transfer case to another county $19.00 To transfer judgment to another county $19.00
Fees for services not herein specifically provided or included in any other service shall be the same as for similar services.
Payments must be made in cash, business checks, money orders, traveler's checks or certified checks made payable to Prothonotary of Northampton County or Northampton County Clerk of Court--Civil. A fee of $30.00 will be charged for all returned checks.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 06-2550. Filed for public inspection December 29, 2006, 9:00 a.m.]
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