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PROTHONOTARY
Fayette County > Prothonotary
 
 
Fayette County Courthouse
 
Prothonotary
 
Fayette County Courthouse
61 East Main Street
Uniontown, PA 15401
 
 
Telephone: 724-430-1272
         Fax: 724-430-4555
                
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  
Mission Statement
 
The Prothonotary is the Chief Clerk and Recordkeeper for all filings related to Civil Cases.  
 
The Office is  responsible for the filing, recording and processing of all Civil Actions, Equity Actions, Judgments, Federal Tax Liens & Local Tax Liens, City Municipal Liens, Family Court Matters, Arbitrations, License Suspension Appeals, Appeals to Higher Courts, Naturalization Searches and Applications for Passports.
 
The Office is also responsible for the filing and recording of all Judgments, Orders of Court and  Decrees of Court (pertaining to Divorce).
 
The Office issues Writs and process many other legal documents.  We review pleadings filed for compliance with Pa Rules of Civil Procedure and Fayette County Rules of Court. 
 
Filing fees are collected for services rendered and turned over to the County & State which makes this Office self-supporting at no cost to the taxpayers.
 
The word Prothonotary is a Latin word meaning First Notary. This word dates back to Ecclesiastical Law as being the highest Administrator of the Court of Rome and the First Notary, known as the Prelate of a body of 12 Notaries. When a case was ready for trial, the Prothonotary would notify the judges when to appear in court to try the case.        
Other Contacts: Rose Marie LeDonne-Kern, Chief Deputy
                       Joseph M. George, Sr.  Solicitor
 
It is the goal of this Office to provide electronic access to public records and
public information through eServices, however, at this time, the service
is under development.  
 
The Prothonotary Office does not provide Downloadable Forms. 
 
For more information go to Frequently Asked Questions