Establishing Filing Fees to be Charged by the Prothonotary—2014-MI-000195-55
[45 Pa.B. 11]
[Saturday, January 3, 2015]
Administrative Order Establishing Fees to be Assessed and Collected by Prothonotary of York County Pennsylvania, a Third Class County
And Now, this 9th day of December, 2014, pursuant to Act #98-164 of the Legislature of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the fees set forth on the following Prothonotary Fee Bill and made part of this Administrative Order is hereby adopted effective February 2, 2015.
Fees established by this Administrative Order shall remain in effect until further Order of Court.
The Prothonotary of York County shall provide a certified copy of this order to York County District Court Administrator and shall keep a copy constantly available for public inspection and copying. Upon request and payment of reasonable fees for production and mailing, the Prothonotary shall furnish a copy to any person requesting a copy.
The York County District Court Administrator shall:
(a) Cause a copy of this Administrative Order to be published one time in the York Legal Record at the expense of the County of York;
(b) Distribute a certified copy of this Order, electronically, if possible, to all Common Pleas Judges;
(c) Provide a copy of this Administrative Order, electronically, if possible to York County Bar Association for distribution to members of the Bar.
By the Court
STEPHEN P. LINEBAUGH,
Prothonotary Fee Bill—Effective February 2, 2015
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Sheriff or Treasurer Deeds $13.00 ADD OR SUBSTITUTE A PARTY $15.00 ANSWER ON AN NO CASE (JUDGMENT) $10.00 APPEALS District Justice $225.00 Superior Court Appeal—2 separate checks required Prothonotary Fee $98.00 Appellate Court Fee $88.50 ARBITRATIONS Appointment of Arbitrator $48.00 Arbitration Appeal Less than $10,000 in controversy $440.00 $10,000 to/including $25,000 in controversy $540.00 Greater than $25,000 in controversy $740.00 ASSIGNMENTS $15.00 BENCH WARRANTS $26.00 CERTIFICATES Notary Public or Magistrate $5.50 Duplicate Divorce Decree $14.00 CERTIFICATIONS First Page $8.00 Additional Pages, Each $2.00 CHECKS RETURNED AS NON NEGOTIABLE $35.00 COMMENCEMENT OF CIVIL ACTION $225.00 COMPLAINT—CIVIL $225.00 COMPLAINT—CUSTODY $220.00 COMPLAINT—DIVORCE $300.00 (Add $38 for each add count and $46 for a custody count) COMPLAINT IN CONFESSION OF JUDGMENT $65.00 CONCILIATOR APPOINTMENT $140.00 COPIES Public printer (per page) or print from image $0.50 Documents made by Prothonotary staff (per page) $1.00 CUSTODY COMPLAINT (Except when filed with a divorce action) $220.00 CUSTODY COMPLAINT (Filed after a divorce action has been filed) $8.00 CUSTODY (register out of state custody order) $24.00 DEFAULT JUDGMENT $29.00 DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT $29.00 DIRECTIVE (conciliator fee) $140.00 DISTRICT JUSTICE APPEAL $225.00 DISTRICT JUSTICE JUDGMENT $55.00 DIVORCE DECREE CERTIFIED COPY $14.00 DIVORCE COMPLAINT $300.00 Commencement of Action $300.00 (plus $38 for each count other than divorce and $46 when a custody count is included) Discontinuance or withdrawal $15.00 Appointment of Master: For Fault Divorce, Equitable Distribution or Alimony (first 12 hrs) $350.00 Modification of Alimony (first 8 hrs) $250.00 Interim Relief (first 4 hrs) $150.00 Additional proceedings (each block up to 6 hrs) $250.00 Separate Claim for Alimony Pendente Lite $50.00 (new claim or modification) EXECUTIONS Praecipe for Writ $47.00 Attachment Proceeding Each Garnishee $0.50 Reissuance or Amendments $14.00 Interrogatories & Answers $10.00 Attachment Dissolution $15.00 Sheriff's Determination of Ownership $12.00 EXEMPLIFIED RECORDS Incoming Exemplified Records $55.00 Outgoing Exemplified Records $32.00 (Specify In-State or Out-of State) EXHIBITS—OVERSIZED (any document larger than 11" x 17") $3.50 Per page FAXING Faxing of a record (long distance) plus $1.00 per page $10.00 INTERROGATORIES $10.00 JUDGMENTS By Praecipe, Stipulation, or Order $29.00 With Complaint $65.00 Deficiency $29.00 By Transcript (District Justice) $55.00 Incoming Exemplified Records $55.00 Outgoing Exemplified Records $32.00 (Specify In-State or Out-of State) Broker's Lien $55.00 Judgment Non Pros $29.00 JUDICIAL SALE OBJECTIONS/EXCEPTIONS $24.00 LICENSE SUSPENSION APPEAL $225.00 LIENS Municipal or Federal $55.00 Commonwealth $55.00 MECHANICS LIENS Claim (same as Commencement of New Action) $225.00 Stipulation or Waiver $42.00 MISCELLANEOUS FILINGS $24.00 MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE $225.00 MOTION TO STAY EXECUTION ON AN NO CASE $10.00 MOTION TO STAY EXECUTION ON AN SU CASE No Fee NAME CHANGE—RESUME MAIDEN NAME AFTER DIVORCE $19.00 NAME CHANGE—NOT DIVORCE RELATED $97.00 NOTARY PUBLIC Registration of Signature $5.50 Acknowledgment of Signature $5.50 PATERNITY ACTION $225.00 PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME—NOT DIVORCE RELATED $97.00 PETITIONS TO OPEN OR STRIKE JUDGMENTS Shall be considered as commencing a new action If filed to NO# $225.00 If filed to SU# No Fee PETITION TO REASSESS DAMAGES $15.00 PLEADINGS FILED TO AN NO OR MT CASE $10.00 POWERS OF ATTORNEY Registration of first name $6.00 Registration of additional name $1.00 Revocation of first name $4.00 Revocation of additional name $1.00 PRAECIPE TO ENTER FINAL JUDGMENT $29.00 PRAECIPE TO SATISFY DISCONTINUE WITHDRAW CASE if case filed before 1/2/97 $15.00 if case filed on or after 1/2/97 No Fee PROTECTION FROM ABUSE $238.00 Crossfiling Fee $197.00 Refiling Fee $29.00 State Surcharge $100.00 Issuance of a Bench Warrant $26.00 REACTIVATION OF CASE MADE INACTIVE PER RULE 230.2 $26.00 RELEASE POSTPONEMENT SUBORDINATION $15.00 REMOVAL OR TRANSFER OF RECORD TO ANOTHER COURT $41.00 REPORTS—PER PAGE $0.50 E-MAILED REPORT $10.00 REVIVALS Adverse Proceedings $74.00 Amicable Proceedings $55.00 Writ of Scire Facias $74.00 SATISFACTIONS Cases filed prior to 1/2/97 $15.00 Cases filed on or after 1/2/97 (entire case) No Fee Satisfy less than all parties or judgment only $15.00 Commonwealth Satisfactions (filed prior to 1997) $15.00 SUBPOENAS (Must be completed before submitted for signature and seal) $5.50 SUIT—CIVIL COMPLAINT $225.00 SUGGESTION OF NONPAYMENT Revival of Commonwealth tax lien $55.00 TAX UPSET OBJECTIONS/EXCEPTIONS $24.00 WRIT OF ATTACHMENT $52.00 Notice of intent to attach wages $10.00 Writ of EXECUTION $47.00 Writ of EXECUTION—REISSUE $14.00 WRIT OF SCIRE FACIAS $74.00 WRIT OF SUMMONS (new case) $225.00
Payment shall be made by cash, money order, certified check, or business check. Credit cards are accepted for filings made in person in the office. No personal checks are accepted.
York County Local Rules require a backer on all filings.
All flings should be one-sided.
Judgments must be accompanied by 236 Notices.
Divorce finalizations require submission of a Divorce Information Sheet and the Social Security Information Sheet.
Failure to provide all required paperwork may result in returned filings.
The Prothonotary shall not be required to enter on the docket any suit or action nor order of court or enter any judgment thereon or perform any services whatsoever for any person or political subdivision of the Commonwealth until the requisite fee is paid.
Stamped, self-addressed envelopes must be included with any documents to be returned.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 15-6. Filed for public inspection January 2, 2015, 9:00 a.m.]
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