PLEASE BE ADVISED: The Monroe Street entrance to the Courthouse is CLOSED. Please navigate safely around the building to the Sarah Street entrance for all non-emergency ingress and egress.” 

State Fee Update

News Date: Thursday, November 2, 2023

Prothonotary State Fee Set for November 1, 2023
The State Legislature and the Governor have reached a compromise to make changes in the Judicial Computer System (JCS) Fees – Act 122 of 2002 will affect the rates in the Prothonotary, Clerk of Orphans’ Court & Clerk Courts Offices.

As a result, reauthorized on November 1, 2023 of the temporary surcharge of $21.25 on all cases (except summary traffic citations and the temporary surcharge of $10.00 on summary traffic citations) may be collected again as of November 1, 2023. 

The fee for (JCP/ATJ/CJEA/OAG) all cases (except summary traffic) would be adjusted back to its original fee of $40.25 from the August 1, 2023 fee of $19.00.

JCP Cover Letter
Prothonotary Fees
Orphan Court Fees