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Bucks County Prothonotary Fee Bill

Effective 01/01/19
Printable Fee Schedule with e-File
Bucks County Prothonotary
Family Court Division Fee Schedule


Register to e-File

Notice: Fee Change Effective January 1, 2019

E-FILING 

ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF SHERIFF OR TREASURERS DEED

9.25

NA

APPEAL FROM ARBITRATION

462.75

462.75

APPEAL FROM DISTRICT JUSTICE

254.75

NA

APPEAL TO APPELLANT COURT (Plus $90.25 check for Higher Court)

55.50

NA

ARBITRATION PRAECIPE

27.25

27.25

ASSIGNMENTS

9.25

9.25

BUILDING AGREEMENTS, WAIVERS OR STIPULATIONS

28.50

28.50

CERTIFICATIONS

1st Page 

 5.50  NA

Additional Pages Each 

 1.70  NA

Notary Public, District Justice, or Similar Paper 

 4.00  NA

COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION AT LAW OR EQUITY

255.00

255.00

Summons, Complaints, Amicable Actions, Sci Fa, Certiorari 

DOCKET ENTRIES (Mail-in Requests Only)

Up to 4 pages 

 1.70  NA

Asbestos 

 5.50  NA

EXCEPTIONS TO JUDICIAL SALE

In Answer to Rule to Show Cause (Use Sale Number) 

 N.C.  N.C.

EXCEPTIONS TO UPSET TAX SALE

When Property Has Been Sold 

 254.50  254.50

EXECUTIONS

28.25

28.25

Writs Containing Attachments 

 28.75  28.75

EXEMPLIFICATIONS

18.50

NA

FINAL ORDER

16.50

NA

JUDGMENTS

Judgment of Decree Which is Final or Non Pros or by Default 

 21.50  21.50

District Justice Judgment 

 31.75 31.75

Notes, Bonds or Transfers From Another County or State 

 32.00 32.00

Complaint in Confession or Judgment 

 32.00  NA

LETTER OF ATTORNEY

Filing, Including Revocation 

 18.50  NA

LIENS

Municipal, Mechanics, Federal, Commonwealth or Certified Copy Incoming 

31.50  31.50

MINOR'S COMPROMISE (Started by Writ of Summons or Complaint ONLY, includes Final Order Charge)

271.50

271.50

NAME CHANGE PETITION (Includes Final Order Charge and Search and Certification of Name Change Petition)

280.25

NA

NOTARY PUBLIC SIGNATURE REGISTRATION

4.00

NA

PETITIONS

To Appoint Arbitrator, License Suspension 

 254.50  254.50

To Open or Strike Off Judgment

 244.50  244.50

To Restore Case to Active Status

 244.50

 NA

POUNDAGE FOR THE HANDLING OF MONEY PAID INTO COURT

 

Percentage of each dollar of the first $1,000.00 

 03%  03%

Percentage of each dollar of each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof

 01%

 01%

PRAECIPE UNDER B.C.R.C.P. 208.3(B) - NON-REFUNDABLE 

 20.25

 20.25

RECORDING ANY DOCUMENTS NOT PROVIDED HEREIN

9.25

NA

REINSTATEMENT FEE FOR RETURNED CHECKS

30.00

NA

REVIVALS

Adverse 

 47.00  47.00

Amicable or Suggestion on Non Payment 

 26.50  NA

SATISFACTIONS, SDE, RELEASES, WITHDRAWLS, DISMISSALS

9.25

9.25

SECURED TRANSACTIONS

All UCC documents are now filed through the State as of July 1, 2001. This includes any Amendments, Continuations, Assignments, Terminations and Releases of UCCs previously filed with the Prothonotary Office.

SUBPOENA

4.00

NA

Foreign Subpoena

 63.25

 NA

TERMINATION NOTICE (To Keep Case Active)

9.25

9.25

TRANSFER OF BUCKS COUNTY CASE TO OTHER JURISDICTION (1-200 pages)   50.00  NA
Per Page in Excess of 200 Pages   .25  NA

NOTE: The Prothonotary shall not be required to enter any suit, action, Order of Court or Judgment thereon or perform any service whatsoever until requisite fee is paid.

FOR FEES RELATED TO FAMILY COURT MATTERS (DIVORCE,CUSTODY) AND FOR INFORMATION REGARDING PROTECTION FROM ABUSE, PLEASE SEE THE DOMESTIC RELATIONS DIVISION FEE BILL


The Office of the Prothonotary 
Judith Reiss, Prothonotary
Patricia Zimmerman, First Deputy
Randall Flager, Esq., Solicitor

Bucks County Justice Center
100 North Main Street, 1st Floor
Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901 
Phone: 215-348-6191 
Fax: 215-348-6184
Hours: 8am - 4:15pm