Request to Increase Clerk of Court's Fee Pursuant to 42 P.S. § 1725.4; No. 1528 MD 2016

[46 Pa.B. 7625]
[Saturday, December 10, 2016]


 And now, this 28th day of November, 2016, upon consideration and review of the within Petition of Joan Hoggarth, Director of Judicial Services and Records of Luzerne County, to increase the Clerk of Court's Fees pursuant to 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 1725.4, which authorizes the Clerk of Courts to increase fees consistent with the percentage of increase in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Workers for the immediate three year period preceding the increase, the court takes Judicial Notice that the CPI increase is six percent (6%).

 It is hereby Ordered and Decreed that the Clerk of Courts of Luzerne County is ordered to increase the fees by up to six percent (6%) effective January 1, 2017 as per the following proposed 2017 Clerk of Courts Fee Bill, which is marked as Exhibit ''A''.

 This Order shall be published on the Luzerne County website and the Luzerne County Legal Register and the Pennsylvania Bulletin. The original Order shall be filed with the Clerk of Courts.

By the Court

President Judge


Luzerne County—Clerk of Courts Fees

Effective January 1, 2017

Appeal Processing for Clerk of Courts ($58.50 + $5.00 automation fee)

Appeal Processing for Superior Court

Appointment to Fill Vacancy of Office

ARD Dismissal Rule 319 ($17.50 + $5.00 automation fee)


Civil Judgment Satisfaction ($17.50 + $5.00 automation fee)

Constable Deputy and Constable Bonds


Detective License Applications (Incorporated)

Detective License Applications (Individual)

Expungements Rule 320 ($17.50 + $5.00 automation fee)

Expungement Fee under Pa.C.S. Section 1725.7 (Act 5)

Filing Petition & Order (17.50 + $5.00 automation fee)

Filing of Orders/Motions (2nd Filing)

Filing of Resolutions/Ordinances

Filing of Tax Collector's Bonds

Liquor License Appeals

Microfilm Copies

Motion & Order (all nolle prose)

Poundage on Bail . . . . . 3% on the first thousand, 1% on the balance

Processing all Misc. or Felony Cases During or After Trial

Processing all Misc. or Felony Cases During or Before Trial

Record checks (per individual)

Short Certificate


Summary Appeal ($47.00 + $5.00 automation fee)

Writ of Habeas Corpus Petitions ($58.50 + $5.00 automation fee)

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-2109. Filed for public inspection December 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]

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