County SealCounty Seal Schuylkill County Prothonotary
Schuylkill County Courthouse
401 N 2nd Street 1st Floor
Pottsville, PA 17901
Phone: (570) 628-1270


David J. Dutcavich, Prothonotary
John C. Fekety, First Deputy
The word Prothonotary is a Latin word meaning First Chief or Highest Administrator. The Prothonotary is the keeper of the civil records for the court. The office is responsible for the creation, maintenance and certification of matters pending or determined by the court, including certain reporting and collection duties to state agencies. This office also processes passport applications. When pleadings are received, they are numbered, docketed on the computer, microfilmed, filed and verified. Records pertaining to divorce decrees are filed with this office.
No tax money is used for the payment of the Prothonotary salary and the entire clerical staff. All surpluses are turned over to the County Treasurer as a profit for the taxpayers.
The Prothonotary Office is the filing office for the Civil Division of the Court of Common Pleas

No Legal advice

All fees are paid by the Plaintiff

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Revised: July 27, 2016