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Bucks County Prothonotary Family Court  Division Fee Schedule

Effective November 30, 2017
Printable Family Court Fee Schedule

NOTICE: Fee Change EFF. November 30, 2017     E-File
COMPLAINT IN DIVORCE
$368.50
$378.50 
COMPLAINT FOR EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION
244.50
254.50 

WHEN INCORPORATED IN DIVORCE COMPLAINT      

77.00
87.00 
GENETIC TESTING
244.50
254.50 
COMPLAINT FOR CUSTODY/VISITATION   
251.75
261.75

WHEN INCORPORATED IN DIVORCE COMPLAINT 

84.25
94.25 
PETITION FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF 
245.00
255.00 

WHEN INCORPORATED IN DIVORCE COMPLAINT

77.50
87.50 
PETITION TO MODIFY CUSTODY ORDER
50.00
50.00 
RETAKE MAIDEN NAME       
9.25
NA 
CERTIFIED DIVORCE DECREE 
5.50
NA 
SUPERIOR COURT APPEAL-PROTHY 
55.50
NA 

PLUS CHECK FOR SUPERIOR COURT

90.25
NA 
WITHDRAWAL OF COMPLAINT
9.25
9.25 
AFFIDAVIT OF NO APPEAL
5.50
NA 
REINSTATEMENT FEE OF RETURNED CHECKS   30.00 NA 
There is no filing fee for Petitions or any other filings in “Protection From Abuse” actions. (Note: When a protection order is granted other than pursuant to an agreement of the parties, a surcharge of $100.00 shall be assessed against the defendant and distributed as mandated by PFA Act 23 Pa.C.S. 6101, effective May 9, 2006.)
THE PROTHONTARY SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO ENTER ANY SUIT, ACTION, ORDER OF THE COURT OR JUDGMENT THEREON OR PERFORM ANY SERVICE WHATSOEVER UNTIL THE REQUISTE FEE IS PAID.
A-ABUSE  C-CUSTODY
D-DIVORCE
 Y-ALIMONY 
E-INJUNCTION OR EQUITY  G-GENETIC TESTING Q-EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION R-COUNSEL FEES 

                      

The Office of the Prothonotary 
Patricia L. Bachtle, Prothonotary
Bucks County Justice Center
100 North Main Street, 1st Floor
Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901 
Phone: 215-348-6191 
Fax: 215-348-6184
Hours: 8am - 4:15pm