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Prothonotary (Civil Records)

The Prothonotary is the Clerk of the civil division of the Court of Common Pleas.

The records filed and maintained for the Court and the public by the Prothonotary generally include: all civil cases, district judge appeals, divorces, custody cases, protection from abuse cases, judgments, government liens, mechanics lien waivers, and satisfactions of judgments.

Contact Information

Erie County Prothonotary
Erie County Courthouse, Room 120
140 West 6th Street
Erie, PA 16501
Telephone: (814) 451-6250
TDD: (814) 451-6237
Email: prothonotary@eriecountygov.org (EMAIL NOT TO BE USED TO REQUEST LEGAL ADVICE OR TO FILE DOCUMENTS)
Office Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday

Requesting Records

Most of the recent records are available electronically as scanned images, and older records are stored in book form or on microfilm. Requests for information regarding these records may be directed to the address and telephone number above.

Fee Schedule
Currrent costs for filings with the Erie County Prothonotary, updated 8/8/2014.

The Infocon County Access System is a fee-based subscriber service that provides Internet access to most public records from the prothonotary's office.

Forms

Disclaimer

Forms available should not be considered legal advice and are provided only as a reference. To obtain legal advice and to insure the proper use of these forms, you should consult an attorney. The Court and Courthouse offices assume no responsibility or liability arising from the use of these forms.


Erie County Courthouse - 140 West Sixth Street, Erie, PA 16501 - (814) 451-6000 - TDD Phone: (814) 451-6237 - Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
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