New Case Fees

Please Note
Reauthorization and Changes to Temporary Surcharge(PDF, 98KB)

The temporary surcharge portion of the Judicial Computer Project/Access to Justice/Criminal Justice Enhancement/Office of Attorney General (JCP/ATG/CJEA/OAG) fee has been reauthorized as of November 1, 2023. As a result, this temporary surcharge portion of $21.25 will be reinstated as of November 6, 2023.

There will be a $35.00 charge for NSF checks. No personal checks will be accepted.

There will be no refund for over-payments of $10.00 or less. Refunds will be made for all amounts over $10.00.

In cases not specifically provided for, the Director of the Department of Court Records shall make the same charge as that imposed for services of a substantially similar nature.

*These prices include a $10 satisfaction fee when applicable

Fee Amount
Appeal to Common Pleas Court - Board of Viewers Appeal $135.25
Appeal to Common Pleas Court - Magisterial District Judge Appeal $145.25
Appeal to Common Pleas Court - Summary Appeal $135.25
Appeal to Common Pleas Court - Tax Assessment Appeal $135.25
Civil Action - Complaint or Praecipe for Writ of Summons $170.75
+ $21.00 per named Defendant
Commercial Broker Lien $108.25
Condominium Lien $108.25
Confession of Judgment - DSB for Money $140.75
Confession of Judgment - Amicable Ejectment for Possession $140.75
Declaration of Taking $160.25
Declaratory Judgment $160.75
Equity - Complaint or Praecipe for Writ of Summons $170.75
Foreign State Tax Lien $108.25
Judgment - Magisterial District Judge Transcript $79.25
Judgment - Foreign Judgment $140.75
Judgment - Judgment Roll $140.75
Judgment - Transfer from Another County $140.75
Mechanics' Lien Claim $98.25
Municipal Lien $78.00
No Lien Agreement $58.00
Objection to Magisterial District Judge Decision $135.50
Petitions - Election $110.25
Petitions - Miscellaneous $160.25
Planned Community Lien $108.25
Praecipe for Writ of Certiorari $145.75
Reports - Annual Audit $102.25
Reports - Cemetery $102.25
Reports - Tax Collector $102.25
Tax Collector Bond $96.25
Tax Lien + Satisfaction
Tax Lien includes Satisfaction Fee
(School District / Township / Borough / City / Federal / Commonwealth of PA)
$50.00 + $10.00
(Total $60.00)
Sci Fa sur Tax Lien $135.75
+ $21.00 per named Defendant