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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 14-13



Request to Increase Clerk of Court's Fee Pursuant to 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 1725.4; No. 1132 MD 2013

[44 Pa.B. 19]
[Saturday, January 4, 2014]


 And now, this 30th day of October, 2013, upon consideration and review of the request of Joan Hoggarth 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 ten percent (10%).

 It is hereby Ordered and Decreed that the Clerk of Courts of Luzerne County is ordered to increase the fees by up to ten percent (10%) effective January 1, 2014 as per the following proposed 2014 Clerk of Courts Fee Bill, which is marked as Exhibit ''A.''

 This Order shall be published on the Luzerne County website and in 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

Appeal Processing for Clerk of Courts
 ($55.00 + $5.00 auto fee)
$ 60.00 Liquor License Appeals $ 22.00
Appeal Processing for Superior Court $ 73.50 Microfilm Copies $ 1.50
Appointment to Fill Vacancy of Office $ 16.50 Motion & Order (all nolle prosse) $ 22.00
ARD Dismissal Rule 185
 ($16.50 + $5.00 auto fee)
$ 21.50 Processing all Misc. or Felony Cases During or
 After Trial
Certifications $ 7.50 Processing all Misc. or Felony Cases During or
 Before Trial
$ 77.00
Civil Judgment Satisfaction
 ($16.50 + $5.00 auto fee)
$ 21.50Record checks (per individual) $ 16.50
Constable Deputy and Constable Bonds $ 16.50 Short Certificate $ 7.50
Copies $ 0.50Subpoenas $ 2.00
Detective License Applications (Incorporated) $401.50 Summary Appeal ($44.00 +$5.00 auto fee) $ 49.00
Detective License Applications (individual) $301.50 Writ of Habeas Corpus Petitions
 ($55.00 + $5.00 auto fee)
Expungements Rule 186
 ($16.50 + $5.00 auto fee)
$ 21.50
Filing Petition & Order
 ($16.50 + $5.00 auto Fee) (1st Filing)
$ 21.50 1.) If any monies are owed on court costs, they
 must be paid in full.
Filing of Orders /Motions (2nd Filing) $ 8.00 2.) Poundage on bail will be taken on full amount of bail
 assessed by Judge.
Filing of Resolutions/Ordinances $ 16.50 3.) Example: $10,000.00 Bail
Filing of Tax Collector's Bonds $ 11.00
*Fees Effective 1/1/2014          10% Bail Posted$1000.00
         3% on 1st thousand$ 30.00
         1% on 9 thousand$ 90.00
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 14-13. Filed for public inspection January 3, 2014, 9:00 a.m.]

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