Title 255—LOCAL COURT RULES
Clerk of Courts—Criminal Division; AD-3-2015
[46 Pa.B. 558]
[Saturday, January 30, 2016]
And Now, this 16th day of November, 2015, the Clerk of Courts' Fee Bill, effective January 1, 2016, as follows and incorporated herein is hereby approved by Jeffrey Finley, President Judge, in accordance with Act 36 of 2000—Clerk of Courts' Fee Law effective August 21, 2000.
By the Court
Office of the Clerk of Courts
Fee Bill 2016
Adopted pursuant to Act No. 36 of 2000
Effective January 1, 2016
MISDEMEANORS AND FELONIES DISPOSED OF BEFORE TRIAL *
For each case **
MISDEMEANORS AND FELONIES DISPOSED OF DURING OR AFTER TRIAL *
For each case **
For each Summary case
* For purposes of this Fee Bill, a trial begins in a non-jury trial when the prosecution begins its opening statement and in a jury trial when the jury is sworn.
** A ''case'' is each separate complaint, transcript, or Bill of Information unless consolidated for trial by Order of Court.
Fees set by: Mary K. Smithson, Clerk of Courts
Additional Charges on Each Information
or Transcript Whether Disposed of
Before, During, or After Trial
(Not totally inclusive of ALL state-mandated ACTS)
Charges Mandated by Act 113 of 2001: (portion to County; and portion to State)
FELONY INFORMATION $64.00 MISDEMEANOR INFORMATION $55.50 SUMMARY CONVICTION except Motor Vehicle $49.00 SUMMARY CONVICTION—Motor Vehicle Case $38.50 SUMMARY CONVICTION—Motor Vehicle Case with Hearing Demanded $46.50
Note: If multiple convictions are involved, only one set of costs will be assessed (highest amount) for each case.
Defendants sentenced to County Probation supervision or placed on County Parole $35.00 per month Defendants subject to A.R.D. agreement or Probation pursuant to Section 17 $300 TOTAL
ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT FEE cost of handling money paid into court $30.00 BENCH WARRANT (Certifications) $21.00 WITNESS FEE (For Commonwealth Witnesses) 7 cents per mileage plus $5.00 per witness per day CONSTABLE COSTS (from D.J. level) ACTUAL COST SHERIFF FEE $5.00 TRANSPORTATION Costs ACTUAL COSTS Cost of CRIME LAB fees for Commonwealth ACTUAL COSTS PAROLE VIOLATION Additional Hearings $51.00 ARD VIOLATION Additional Hearings $51.00 AUTOMATION FEE (for each initial action or initial legal proceeding) $5.00 LAW LIBRARY $20.00 BOOKING CENTER FEE $200.00 FORENSIC LAB FEE (DUI) $150.00
(includes Drivers License notifications to PA Dept of Transportation and Bail Forfeitures)
$10.50 APPEALS to Superior, Supreme, or Commonwealth Courts (PLUS $85.50 check made payable to Appellate Court eff. 08-08-14) $57.50 FILING OF ALL OTHER MATTERS IN THE CLERK OF COURTS' OFFICE (includes Bail Assignments) *Plus $5 Automation Fee if Misc Case created* $19.50 RECORD SEARCHES
(includes name search, one docket print, and/or up to 5 copies from file)
$19.25 SERVICE CHARGE FOR BAD CHECKS or cancelled Money Orders Received OR Credit/Debit Card reversals $35.00 Request to STOP PAYMENT on a check $31.00 COPY CHARGE (per page) $0.30 MICROFILM COPIES (per page) $1.50 DOCKET PRINT OUT
(up to 20 pages, each additional $0.30 per page)
$5.00 FAX charge $1.00 Electronic media copy fee $10.00 per CD SUBPOENA $3.75 BAIL PIECE $10.50 EXEMPLIFICATIONS (Certifications)
Each Additional page
FILING APPEAL FROM SUMMARY CONVICTION *Plus $5 Automation Fee* $57.00* EXPUNGEMENT PETITION/ORDER Service (includes 5 certified copies of Order) *Plus $5 Automation Fee if Misc Case created (1 case per petition or if multiple cases on the same petition, additional certification fees may apply) $110.00* EXPUNGEMENT FOR CASES PLACED ON
Section 17/ARD (Automatic)
Bail Processing Fees
BAIL ADMINISTRATIVE FEE (entering and servicing bail (includes Bond)—See Local Rule Crim 535(G)(H)(I)(J). If less than $100, no refund; exception ROR $100.00 R.O.R/Unsecured BAIL BOND $10.50 REAL ESTATE BAIL $21.00
Initial Hearing (Each Case) $51.00 ADDITIONAL HEARING (per juvenile) $38.50
Petitions for Private Detective License
FILING FEE $48.00 INITIAL LICENSE—INDIVIDUAL (2 YEARS) $200.00 INITIAL LICENSE—CORPORATION (2 YEARS) $300.00 RENEWAL OF LICENSE PROCESSING FEE $19.50 RENEWED LICENSE—INDIVIDUAL (3 YEARS) $300.00 RENEWED LICENSE—CORPORATION (3 YEARS) $450.00 FEE for PROCESSING FINGERPRINT CARDS
(Note: Check payable to Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (per fingerprint card)—$17.50
Check payable to Clerk of Courts—$10.50
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-151. Filed for public inspection January 29, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]
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