Notice: Filing Fees to Increase in 2018
Pursuant to Act #98-164, the Prothonotary's Office of Lancaster County, with the approval of the President Judge, will be increasing its fees effective January 1, 2018.
The 2018 Fee Bill is available in the Prothonotary Office. Copies of which have been placed in the attorneys' mailboxes. The document is permanently located on the left-hand side of this homepage.
Katherine Wood-Jacobs, Prothonotary
Effective January 6, 2018, all documents filed in the Lancaster County Prothonotary Office must follow and comply with the AOPC’s Public Access Policy of the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania: Case Records of the Appellate and Trial Courts.
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.