Due to an increase in AOPC fees Custody filing fees will increase by $1.00
Custody with Conference - $262.75
Custody with Complaint Only - $169.25
Custody with Stipulation - $192.75
EFFECTIVE MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2022, THE LANCASTER COUNTY PROTHONOTARY WILL BE ACCEPTING ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS FOR ANY TRANSACTION, EXCLUDING PASSPORT PROCESSING. A CONVENIENCE FEE PAID DIRECTLY TO THE CREDIT CARD PROCESSOR WILL BE APPLIED AT THE RATE OF 2.19% FOR CREDIT CARD AND 1.79% FOR DEBIT.
PRIOR TO FILING WITH THE PROTHONOTARY OFFICE, PLEASE REFER TO THE PA RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE AND LANCASTER LOCAL RULES OF COURT FOR APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS AND RULES.
About the Prothonotary
The Office of Prothonotary is responsible for the recording and filing of legal papers for the civil side of the court system. These legal papers and documents can include topics and issues such as:
Mission: To fulfill the statutory responsibilities in as efficient, cost effective manner as possible, while focusing on providing exemplary customer service and utilizing automation to achieve both efficiencies as well as improved public access to the civil record of the court.