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§ 21141. Fees charged and collected

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 42 P.S. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 42 P.S. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure
Fees (Refs & Annos)
Clerks of Courts, or Counterparts in Home Rule Counties, in Second Class a Counties
42 P.S. § 21141
§ 21141. Fees charged and collected
The fees to be charged and collected by the clerk of courts, or his counterpart in a home rule county, in second class A counties only shall be as follows:
(1) A fee of not less than $35, nor more than $150, for all proceedings in all misdemeanor and felony cases disposed of at any time during or after trial.
(2) A fee of not less than $20, nor more than $125, for all proceedings in all misdemeanor and felony cases disposed of before trial.
(3) The fees referred to in paragraphs (1) and (2) shall be set annually by the clerk of courts, or his counterpart in a home rule county, on or before January 1 of each year except in 1986 when they shall be set within 20 days and, when added to other fees charged, shall bear a reasonable relationship to the sum sufficient to maintain and operate the office of clerk of courts, or its counterpart in a home rule county, and that part of the court administration's expenses attributed to those functions required to process criminal actions as well as a reasonable share of the cost of maintaining a public law library, which cost shall be determined by the commissioners.
(4) A fee of $15 for all proceedings in summary matters.
(5) A fee of $5 for all certifications.
(6) A fee of $10 for all other matters filed in the office and for all reports prepared by the clerk or his counterpart in a home rule county, except that no fee shall be charged for filing township and borough audit reports or transcripts received which indicate a final disposition by the district justice.
(7) A fee of $25 for the filing of an appeal from a summary conviction before a district justice.
(8) A fee of $30 for an appeal from the court of common pleas to an appellate court.
(9) A fee of 3¢ per dollar for the first $1,000 and 1¢ per dollar for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, for the handling of money paid into court.

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1986, Feb. 14, P.L. 5, No. 3, § 1, effective in 30 days.
42 P.S. § 21141, PA ST 42 P.S. § 21141
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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