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State Fee Decrease

News Date: Monday, July 31, 2023

Prothonotary State Fees Decrease
The State Legislature and the Governor have been unsuccessful in reaching a compromise to pass the State Budget by the end of the day on Monday, July 31, 2023. 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, without the reauthorized by the end on the day on July 31, 2023, this temporary surcharge of $21.25 on all cases (except summary traffic citations and the temporary surcharge of $10.00 on summary traffic citations) may no longer be collected as of
August 1, 2023. 

The fee for (JCP/ATJ/CJEA/OAG) all cases (except summary traffic) would be adjusted down from $40.25 to $19.00.

JCP Cover Letter
Prothonotary Fees
Orphan Court Fees