Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
All Passport Applications will only be accepted Monday to Friday
from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
*** Effective immediately, the Perry County Court of Common Pleas will not accept Custody Petitions filed by pro se individuals after 3:30 p.m. due to the time involved in processing such filings. ***
Prothonotary and Clerk of Court Office
P.O. Box# 325
New Bloomfield, PA 17068
The Prothonotary's Office is a dual-function office that includes the Prothonotary and the Clerk of Courts. The Prothonotary handles Criminal, Civil and Juvenile actions. These actions are filed, docketed and indexed in this office. Civil Actions include trespass, assumpsit, equity, ejectment, mechanic's liens, stipulation against liens, plus filing of secured transactions, insurance bond financial statements and notary registration.
The Prothonotary is elected for a four-year term of office.
The Clerk of Courts has charge of all criminal filings, exhibits, witnesses and jurors. Administering oaths, certifying legal documents, processing passports, filing State and County reports and distributing fines and costs collected are more duties of the Clerk of Courts.