County of Mercer
Office of the Prothonotary

Ruth Bice, Prothonotary

105 Mercer County Courthouse

Mercer, PA 16137-0066
(724) 662-3800 ext 2264
Fax: (724) 662-2021

Office Hours:

Monday ~ Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Except Holidays


Effective August 1, 2023, our filing fees for new cases will temporarily be reduced because the State has not passed its budget.
Fees for new cases will be:
Divorce (no counts)
Add'l counts on divorces
Please call the office for other fees.
724-662-3800 Ext 2263

The hours to file a Protection from Abuse are:
Monday thru Thursday from 8:30 AM until 1:00 PM After 1:00 pm and all day Friday, contact your local Magisterial District Judge to file an Emergency PFA.

Passport hours effective Jan 1, 2019 will be Monday thru Friday from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm. The office also can take your passport photo for the fee of $15.00. We accept cash, checks or money orders for our fees