Prothonotary & Clerk of Courts

Prothonotary & Clerk of Courts

 


COVID-19 PROCEDURE AS OF MAY 4, 2020

Pursuant to the Administrative Order of Court entered April 30, 2020 by the Honorable Shawn T. McMahon, President Judge of Elk and Cameron Counties, the following procedures are established in the office of the Elk County Prothonotary effective MAY 4, 2020:


-The PRIMARY method of filing or submitting legal documents to the Elk County Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts shall be by United States Postal Service, UPS, and/or FED EX to the mailing address of: 
ELK COUNTY PROTHONOTARY/CLERK OF COURTS
PO BOX 237
250 MAIN STREET
SUITE 114

RIDGWAY, PA 15853

-The secondary method of filing or submitting legal documents to the Elk County Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts shall be during normal business hours (8:30 AM-4:00 PM, Monday through Friday) by way of the established drop box at the main entrance of the Elk County Courthouse.
 
-Direct in-person filing should be limited to extreme, exceptional, and extraordinary circumstances given the other filing methods.  Such access shall be scheduled in advance via telephone (814-776-5344) and upon approval of the Elk County Prothonotary's Office.


-Please call ahead if you have any non-legal/procedural questions before filing.

-Please confirm any necessary FILING FEES in advance by telephone or refer to the fee sheet on this website.

In the event that it is necessary to enter into the Elk County Courthouse, please present with the appropriate face mask or covering and practice social distancing.

We are here to serve you, and we will take all of the necessary steps to provide you with the help that we can, in the safest and most appropriate manner. 

Thank you for your consideration, your patience, and your understanding.

"We're all in this together!" 



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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