Prothonotary (Civil Records)

The Prothonotary is the clerk of the civil division of the Court of Common Pleas.

The records filed and maintained for the Court and the public by the Prothonotary generally include all civil cases, district judge appeals, divorces, custody cases, Protection From Abuse cases, judgments, government liens, mechanics lien waivers, and satisfactions of judgments.

Learn more about the Case Records Public Access Policy of the Unified Judicial System (UJS) of Pennsylvania.

Requesting Records

Most recent records are available electronically as scanned images, and older records are stored in book form or on microfilm. Requests for information regarding these records should be directed to the Prothonotary’s office.

You can download the current fee schedule for filings with the Erie County Prothonotary.

On Monday April 15, 2024 the Erie County Prothonotary will transition to a new case management system. Paperless Solution CourtPro case management system will provide the Prothonotary and its users a fully integrated civil case management/document filing system. No Court filings or docket entries will be added into the INFOCON system after April 12, 2024.


Prothonotary Public Access


Disclaimer: Forms available should not be considered legal advice and are provided only as a reference. To obtain legal advice and to insure the proper use of these forms, you should consult an attorney. The Court and Erie County Courthouse offices assume no responsibility or liability arising from the use of these forms.