Prothonotary & Clerk of Courts

Brian K. Spencer

The Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts Office is located on the first floor of the Courthouse and is responsible for all civil and criminal court-related documents. These offices also perform several duties for the public including the issuing of passports for foreign travel and the swearing in of elected local officials.  Genealogical information is also available through the Prothonotary’s Office.

Effective February 1, 2008, the U.S. Department of State has issued new regulations regarding passports and made a new type of identification called a Passport Card available.  Please read the requirements listed below and contact my office at (814) 765-2641, ext. 1330, with any questions.

BEGINNING JANUARY 2, 2008, THE CLEARFIELD COUNTY PROTHONOTARY’S OFFICE WILL BE IMPLEMENTING DOCUMENT SCANNING TECHNOLOGY. WE REQUEST THAT YOU DO NOT USE TWO-SIDED DOCUMENTS AND REMIND YOU OF THE LOCAL RULE REQUIRING ALL FILINGS TO BE ON 8 1/2″X11″ PAPER.

NOTICE
Effective August 8, 2014, Act 126 will be increasing the JCS/ATJ/CJEA surcharge by $10.00 technically becoming effective immediately upon the Governor’s signing of the Budget while Act 113 will be adding another $2 fee that will become effect August 8, 2014.  All new fees will be implemented on August 8, 2014.  It is mandatory that all fees be changed by the August 8th effective date.

Passport Services:

Office hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Passport acceptance from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
We accept forms of payment in cash, check or money order.
Photos will not be taken at the facility.
We do have handicap accessible ramps

If you have any questions regarding passports, please call the Prothonotary office at (814) 765-2641, ext. 1330, or visit the National Passport Agency’s web site at www.travel.state.gov.

Prothonotary Forms:

 

Civil Documents (Must be filed in the Prothonotary’s Office)

Family / Custody Documents (Must be filed
in Prothonotary’s Office)

Family / Custody Documents Continued

Criminal Documents (Must be filed in the
Clerk of Courts Office)

Public Defender Documents (Must be
submitted by mail or in person at the Public Defender’s Office)

Private Attorney List


Private Attorney List (PDF)

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