The Prothonotary’s office creates and maintains accurate civil records (including but not limited to: law suits, judgments, domestic relations, municipal, state & federal liens) and collects and accounts for the distribution of revenue (writ tax, children’s trust fund, judicial computer project fund) to the county and state. There are many other responsibilities of the Prothonotary’s office including processing passport applications, appointing arbitration boards, license suspension appeals, appeals to higher courts, and collection of costs from protection from abuse cases.


Office Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Passport Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (closed for lunch noon - 1 p.m.)


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 Contact Information

  • Prothonotary & Clerk of Courts

    County Courthouse
    31 Lake Avenue (PO Box 218)
    Montrose, PA 18801
    Telephone: (570) 278-4600
    Civil - Ext. 6641
    Criminal - Ext. 6642
    Collections - Ext. 6677
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