Prothonotary

PROTHONOTARY OFFICES REOPEN TO PUBLIC STARTING JUNE 14, 2021

Important notice: If you are an efiler who is not receiving notifications of filings in your email, please click here. You are always able to access your messages in your online profile.

Electronic filings and filings by mail or by dropbox (located in the Norristown Courthouse lobby) will still be accepted

QUESTIONS ABOUT EFILING & EFILING REJECTIONS? Email ProthyEfilingSupport@montcopa.org 

Passports services are closed 

Duties of the Prothonotary


The Prothonotary is the elected civil clerk of the Court of Common Pleas and is responsible for recording all civil procedures before the court. This official signs and seals all writs and processes numerous other documents of the Court of Common Pleas.

The Office of Prothonotary is responsible for the recording and filing of legal papers of a widely diversified character such as:
  • Administers oaths and affirmations
  • Change of name
  • Custody
  • District Justice appeals
  • Divorce
  • Driver’s license suspension appeals
  • Federal income tax liens
  • Judgments
  • Mechanics liens
  • Medical malpractice
  • Personal injury
  • Protection from abuse
  • School audits

​PRESS RELEASES

Prothonotary Offices to Reopen to Public on June 14, 2021
Prothonotary’s Office Still Open to Process Protections from Abuse 4-23-2020
Noah Marlier Sworn In as Montgomery County Prothonotary 1-8-2020

This office also processes passport applications.
  

Services Offered


efiling & rejections questions
 
Civil Records

ProthyEfilingSupport@montcopa.org

610-278-3364
Divorce Records 610-278-3344
Electronic Filing 610-278-3361
Filing Civil Cases 610-278-3361
Name Change 610-278-3361
Naturalization Information 610-278-3857
Notary Certification 610-278-3361
Passports 610-278-3783
Protection From Abuse 610-278-1191