Mercer County Clerk of Courts

Fee Schedule


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$209.00                   Misdemeanor and Felony cases disposed of at any time during or after trial (Rev. 1/1/2016)

$157.00                   Misdemeanor and Felony cases disposed of before trial (Rev. 1/1/2016)

$  32.00                     All Proceedings in Summary Matters Originated/Filed at Clerk of Courts (Rev. 1/1/2016)

$  30.10                     Additional Felony charge on Court Costs, Rev. 1/1/16

$  33.60                   Additional Misdemeanor charge on Court Costs, Rev. 1/1/16

$  21.90                   Additional Summary Vehicle charge on Court Costs, Rev. 1/1/16

$  31.90                   Additional Summary Criminal charge on Court Costs, Rev. 1/1/16

$  29.90                   Summary Conviction, motor vehicle cases, hearing demanded, Rev. 1/1/16

$  13.75                   Act 204 - Felony Charge, Rev. 1/1/16

$  12.05                   Act 204 - Misdemeanor Charge, Rev. 1/1/16

$    8.55                   Act 204 - Summary Vehicle or Criminal Charge, Rev. 1/1/16

$  20.65                   Act 167 - Felony Charge, Rev. 1/1/16

$  10.35                   Act 167 - Misdemeanor Charge, Rev. 1/1/16

$    8.55                   Act 167 - Summary Vehicle or Criminal Charge, Rev. 1/1/16

$  35.00/$25.00       Act   96 - (CVC) Rev. 8/27/02  (Adult $35/Juvenile $25)

$  10.00                   Act 157 - (DVC) Effective 10/14/91  (Does not apply to Juv. Cases, Non-DUI ARD, Rule 586)

$  25.00                   Act   96 - (CC) Revised 12/29/2000

$  10.00                   Act   45 - (EMS) Effective 7/3/85 All DUI related moving vehicle violations; amended 10/21/88 

                                                   to all traffic violations, except parking

$  25.00                   Act 121 - (EMS-ARD-DUI) Effective 12/29/2000.  Fee on all DUI cases

$  35.50                   Act 113 & 126 of 2014 – (JCS/ATJ/CJEA) (Temporary Adjustment Effective 8/8/2014 until 12/31/17 &                

                                                thereafter fee will be $14.25.)    [Note:  From 7/10/14 – 8/8/14 assessment will be $33.50]                                                                            

$150.00                   L-   178 - Administrative Fee for DUI cases.  Revision effective on all cases adjudicated > 1/1/94

$150.00                   L-  1/09 -  Administrative Fee for Non-DUI ARD Cases effective 4/22/09

$    5.00                   Act 158 -  (P.O. Education Training Fund) Effective 2/26/95. Applicable to Felony &

   Misdemeanor only.

$500.00                   Act 154 – (Fleeing/Eluding  - M2 – VC3733) Effective 6/26/95

$  75.00                   Act 170 – (Add’l Parking Violations)  Effective 2/27/95

                                Act        – (CAT Fund Surcharge-Motor Transportation Fund) Effective 1/1/14, upon conviction

$   50.00                                     DUI – 1st Offense

$ 100.00                                     DUI – 2nd Offense

$ 200.00                                     DUI – 3rd Offense

$ 300.00                                     DUI – 4th and subsequent offenses [Except 3802 (C) only]

$  30.00                                     “Most” traffic violations

$    5.00                   Act   44 – Constable Service Surcharge – Effective 8/8/92; Revised

$250.00                   Act 185 – (DNA Detention Fund – All Felony & Misd.Under Sect. 2910 & 3126,  Rev. 1/29/05

$  25.00/Mo.            L-            - (County ARD) Effective on cases adjudicated on or after 6/1/96.  Applicable to

                                                   Misdemeanor and Felony only.

$    3.00                   L-            - (Autotrack)  Effective on cases adjudicated on or after 6/1/97.  Applicable to

                                                   Misdemeanor and Felony only.

$    5.00                   Act   84     - (Credit Cards) Effective 10/16/98.  Adjudicated Misdemeanor & Felony

$    5.00                   Act   36    - Automation Fee – Effective 8/21/00, Implemented 9/1/00 – For implementation of

                                                  any action or legal proceeding

$  60.00                   L-            - IPP-CRN Effective 1/1/99, DUI Offense

$  50.00                   L-            - IPP Fee – Effective 1999, Community Service

$100.00                   Act 198 – Mandatory, unless “undue hardship” deemed by Court – Effective 2/7/03

$200.00                   Act 198 – ($100 County/$100 State) If BAC .16% within 2 hours after 2/7/03, or

                                                                                                 If BAC .15% within 2 hours after 2/1/04

$  25.00                   Act 153 of 2004 – Amber Alert – Certain crimes code offenses, Effective 11/24/04

$100.00                   Act 100 of 2006 – Application Fee – Effective 9/5/2006 (Interstate Supervision Transfer)

$    1.00/mo             Payment Plan Fee, Effective 12/6/2006 --- Discontinued 3/31/2010 [See HB 267 below]

$  50.00                   Act 30 of 2007 - CJEA (Criminal Justice Enhancement Account), Effective on or after 11/10/07,

                                on ARD, Title 18 (Fel and Misd 1&2) and Title 35-113(a)(16)

$    ?.??                    Additional charges will be made for Commonwealth Bills, Sheriff ) Costs and monies collected for other government agencies or offices, such as IPP fees and charges.

$  51.00  ($57)        Summary Appeal Filing Fee [Plus $1 for mailing if requested] [Plus $5 Automation], Rev.8/1/14

$  16.00                   HB 267 - Payment Plan Fee – Effective 4/1/2011---Discontinued 6/17/2011

$    ?.??                    Blood Kit Fee (Mercer) [Payable to Mercer County Liquor Forfeiture Fund] Effective 3/2011

$    ?.??                    Buy Money – PSP (PA State Police) – Effective 4/27/2011

$    ?.??                    Buy Money – OAG (Office of Attorney General) – Effective 4/27/2011

$100.00                   Booking Center Fee - Effective 5/2 /11 sentence date.

                                PA Transportation Trust Fund – Title 75, Sections 1543 (b)(1.1), 3802 or 3808 (a)(2) - Effective 1/4/2014

$   75.00                                       1st Offense                   (Act 89 and 126 of 2013)

$ 150.00                                       2nd Offense

$ 300.00                                       3rd Offense

$ 400.00                                       4th Offense

 

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    57.00\                  Mercer County’s fee for appeals to Superior or Supreme Court, Rev. 8/1/2014

$  85.50/                  Fee payable to Superior or Supreme Court, Rev. 8/8/2014

$      .06                   Per dollar for first $1,000 and $.02 per dollar for fractions thereof for handling of money paid into Court (i.e. Commission Cash Bonds), Rev. 8/1/2014

$  40.00                   NSF Charge, Rev. 8/1/2014

$      .50                   Xerox copy, Rev. 8/1/2014  (Public and Attorneys)

$      .50                   Fax Charge/Sheet, Rev. 8/1/2014

$  10.00                   All Certifications, Rev. 8/1/2014

$  11.50                   All Exemplifications, Rev. 8/1/2014

$  10.00                   Expungements Rev. 8/1/2014 (Per Certification, Plus Postage)

$  26.00                   Property Bond (Entering Judgments)

$  19.00                   All other matters filed (Except that no fee shall be charged for township audit reports or

                                district justice transcripts received which have been disposed of by the district justice, with the exception of misdemeanor cases), [Plus $5 Automation]  Rev. 8/1/2015

 

                                DETECTIVE LICENSES:

$300.00                   Detective License (Corporations, etc.)

$200.00                   Detective Licenes (Individual)

$  50.00                   Detective License Filing Fee

$  17.50 ea.              Detective License Fingerprint (Payable to Commonwealth of Pennsylvania)

$132.00                   Limited Access Expungement (effective 11.14.16)