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.
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.
Currrent costs for filings with the Erie County Prothonotary.
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.