Civil Case Electronic Filing

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Most non-family civil matters filed in the York County Prothonotary's Office shall be filed electronically. 

No Family Court filings

Civil Court E-Filing became mandatory on October 1, 2020.


Electronic Filing

The Prothonotary's Office is accepting non-family Civil Suit (SU) filings except for:*

  • Appeals to Commonwealth or Superior Court
  • Arbitration Appeals
  • District Magistrate Appeals
  • License Suspension Appeals
  • Non Domestic Relations Restraining Order
  • Petition for Name Change
  • Subpoenas
  • Writ of Execution from another county
  • Writ of Scire Facias
  • Writ of Revival

* Cannot accept initial filings but may take subsequent filings for these case types

Prothonotary Clerks do not accept or reject any electronically filed documents while the office is closed (after 4:30 pm, weekends, holidays, weather emergency, etc). You may e-file your documents at any time but they will not be processed until the office is open for business. As always, the timestamp will reflect the date you submitted the filing.