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Carbon County
Civil Fee Schedule

Effective August 8, 2014


ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Sheriff, Treasurer or Tax Claim Bureau

$11.75

 

APPEALS

To Supreme, Superior or Commonwealth Court (plus $85.50 payable to said Court)

$110.95

From Arbitration ($50,000 limit)(exclusive of arbitrators’ compensation, Pa.R.C.P. No. 1308

$36.05

From Magisterial District Judge

$155.75

From Zoning Hearing Board

$155.75

License Appeal

$207.45

Tax Assessment Appeal

$155.75

AUDITOR’S REPORT

$44.75

BONDING COMPANY (Financial Statements)

$44.75

 

                         BUILDING AGREEMENTS

Waivers, Stipulations, and Agreements

$29.25

 

CERTIFICATIONS

To Bureau of Traffic Safety

$11.75

Docket entry and Judgment

$21.85

Exemplified Record

$21.85

Certified Copy (court order/divorce decree, etc.)

$11.75

 

COMMENCEMENT OF ANY ACTION

Commencement of any action at Law or Equity regardless of procedure, unless otherwise specifically provided for

$155.75

Any action or proceeding to open/strike a judgment

$155.75

Objections to Tax Sale

$155.75

Proceedings on Lien other than revival (e.g., Mechanic’s Lien Complaint)

$155.75

CONTINUANCE

$20.40

CUSTODY

Complaint/Petition

$180.95

Master Deposit

$150.00

Complaint with agreement

$180.95

Petition to Modify Custody

$22.30

DISCONTINUANCE, ENDING, OR TERMINATION

$11.75

 

DIVORCE

Complaint

$165.75

Additional Counts (each)

$74.70

Custody Count

$83.20

Property Settlement/Agreement

$14.80

Inventory Appraisement/Income & Expense

$14.80

Appointment of Master (deposit)

$500.00

Praecipe to Transmit (plus Law Clerk Fee $25.00)

$14.80

Retake Maiden Name

$11.75

INITIAL PLEADING IN CASE – unless otherwise indicated

$15.00

EXECUTIONS (includes filing of any praecipe for a writ of execution, including attachment, possession or any other writ of execution not herein specifically provided for)

$36.85

 

 

JUDGMENTS

Final decrees, order of judgment

$21.85

Assignments

$11.75

Judgment notes and transfer other counties

$54.20

Transcript from Magisterial District Judge

$53.95

Satisfaction or Release of judgment

$11.75

Subordination or postponement of lien

$11.75

Complaint and confession of judgment

$90.50

Default judgment

$33.70

LETTER OF ATTORNEY

Filing

$18.95

Revocation

$11.75

LIENS 

Municipal, Mechanics

$46.65

Pennsylvania or Federal (Satisfaction additional fee $11.75)

$27.35

Lis Pendens (per defendant)

$11.75

 

 

NOTARY PUBLIC

Registration of signature

$4.60

Certification of Notary Public

$11.75

PASSPORTS

Passport book (Check payable to US Department of State)

$110.00

Passport book (Children under 16 years of age)

$80.00

Passport card (Check payable to US Department of State)

$30.00

Passport card (Children under 16 years of age)

$15.00

Check/Cash to Prothonotary’s Office (per application)

$25.00

Expedite Fee (extra)

$60.00

 

 

PETITIONS AND MOTIONS (excluding “Petition Actions”)

$7.50

Motion for summary judgment

$31.60

Petition to reassess damages

$31.60

Petition for final judgment, quiet title

$22.30

PHOTOCOPIES (per sheet)

$0.25

PROTECTION FOM ABUSE

Final Order

$307.40

Final Order by Agreement

$232.40

 

POLITICAL SUBDIVISION

Maximum charge

$77.65

POUNDAGE (For handling of money paid into Court)

First $1,000.00

$0.03

Each Additional $1,000.00

$0.01

Reissuance of Complaint/Writ

$11.75

 

REVIVALS

 

All amicable revivals

$21.85

Adverse revivals

$59.65

 

SERVICES IN COURT

Services in Court per diem or part of day

$36.75

Order of Court

$14.80

SUBPOENA (each)

$4.60

Writ to join additional defendant/joinder complaint

$11.75