Prothonotary & Clerk of Courts

Prothonotary & Clerk of Courts

Susanne Straub Schneider


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The Prothonotary is a dual officeholder. 

She holds the office of Prothonotary which is the clerk of the civil court.  The civil court deals with the record keeping and processing of such cases as actions in law, equity, divorce, custody, protection from abuse, mechanics liens, judgments, appeals from the district justice.

The Prothonotary also holds the office Clerk of Courts which deals with the record keeping and reporting of criminal cases which have been bound over to court from the district justice. Additionally, she maintains road dockets and naturalization records.

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1st Deputy-Prothonotary814-776-53151st Deputy-Clerk of Courts814-776-5384Office Assistant814-776-5344Solicitor: Jeffrey S. DuBois, Esq.
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ELK COUNTY

Elk County Courthouse
250 Main Street
P.O. Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853

Elk County Courthouse Annex
300 Center Street
P.O. Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853