Where Can I File for Divorce in Pennsylvania and How Much Will it Cost?

In Pennsylvania, divorce proceedings are handled at the county level. Below are the locations and filing fees for the 67 Pennsylvania counties, as of July 1, 2012. Please note that some counties do not publicize their divorce fees. In those cases, a phone number has been provided for you to contact the court directly. Additionally, it is important to note that the fees given are for a divorce complaint only. Additional fees may apply if your divorce includes custody counts, more than one divorce count, the appointment of a Master, or other special circumstances.

Adams County
Where to file: County of Adams
117 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$157 for divorce complaint. 

Allegheny County
Where to file: Department of Court Records
Civil / Family Division
City – County Building
414 Grant Street, First Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$161.50 for divorce complaint.

Armstrong County
Where to file: Armstrong County Courthouse
450 East Market Street
Kittanning, PA 16201
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$128.50 for divorce complaint.

Beaver County
Where to file: Beaver County Domestic Relations
Beaver County Courthouse
Beaver, PA 15009
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$177.50 for divorce complaint.

Bedford County
Where to file: Bedford County Courthouse
200 South Juliana Street, Second Floor
Bedford, PA 15522
Divorce Complaint Fee: Contact Court: 814-623-4813

Berks County
Where to file: County of Berks
633 Court Street
Reading, PA 19601
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$210.20 for divorce complaint.

Blair County
Where to file: Blair County Courthouse
423 Allegheny Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
Divorce Complaint Fee:
Contact Court: 814-693-3050

Bradford County
Where to File:
Bradford County Courthouse
301 Main Street
Towanda, PA 18848
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$112.50 for divorce complaint.

Bucks County
Where to file: Bucks County Courthouse
55 East Court Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$334.00 for divorce complaint.

Butler County
Where to file: Butler County Courthouse
First Floor
300 South Main Street
P.O. Box 1208
Butler, PA 16003
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$158.50 for divorce complaint.

Cambria County
Where to File:
Cambria County Courthouse
200 South Center Street
Ebensburg, PA 15931
Divorce Complaint Fee:
Contact Court: (814) 472-1638

Cameron County
Where to File:
Cameron County Courthouse
20 East 5th Street
Emporium, PA 15834
Divorce Complaint Fee:
Contact Court: 814-486-3349

Carbon County
Where to file: Carbon County Courthouse
4 Broadway
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$143.15 for divorce complaint.

Centre County
Where to file: Centre County Courthouse
Bellefonte, PA 16823
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$149.50 for divorce complaint.

Chester County
Where to file: Chester County Courthouse
201 West Market Street, Suite 1425
P.O. Box 2746
West Chester, PA 19380
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$191 for divorce complaint with no custody and $293.80 for divorce complaint with custody.

Clarion County
Where to file: Clarion County Courthouse
421 Main Street
Clarion, PA 16214
Divorce Complaint Fee:
Contact Court: 814-226-4000

Clearfield County
Where to file: Clearfield County Courthouse
P.O. Box 549
230 E. Market Street
Clearfield, PA 16830
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$123.50 for divorce complaint with no custody and $152.50 for divorce complaint with custody.

Clinton County
Where to file: Clinton County Courthouse
230 East Water Street
Lock Haven, PA 17745
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$131.75 for divorce complaint.

Columbia County
Where to file: Columbia County Courthouse
35 West Main Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$115 for divorce complaint with no custody and $150 for divorce complaint with custody.

Crawford County
Where to file: Crawford County Courthouse
903 Diamond Park
Meadville, PA 16335
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$168.50 for divorce complaint.

Cumberland County
Where to file: Cumberland County Courthouse
1 Courthouse Square
Carlisle, PA 17013
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$363.75 for divorce complaint.

Dauphin County
Where to file: Dauphin County Courthouse
101 Market Street
Room 101
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$272 for divorce complaint with no custody and $450.50 for divorce complaint with custody.

Delaware County
Where to file: Delaware County Courthouse
201 West Front Street
Media, PA 19063
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$268.50 for divorce complaint with no custody and $305.40 for divorce complaint with one custody count.

Elk County
Where to file: Elk County Courthouse
240 Main Street
P.O. Box 237
Ridgway, PA 15853
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$136.50 for divorce complaint.

Erie County
Where to File:
Erie County Courthouse, Room 120
140 West 6th Street
Erie, PA 16501
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$199 for divorce complaint.

Fayette County
Where to file: Fayette County Courthouse
61 East Main Street
Uniontown, PA 15401
Divorce Complaint Fee:
Contact Court: 724-430-1272

Forest County
Where to file: Forest County Courthouse
526 Elm Street #2
Tionesta, PA 16353
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$99 for divorce complaint.

Franklin County
Where to File:
Courthouse Annex
157 Lincoln Way East
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$144 for divorce complaint.

Fulton County
Where to File:
Fulton County Courthouse
201 N. Second Street
McConnellsburg, PA 17233
Divorce Complaint Fee:
Contact Court: 717-485-4212

Greene County
Where to File:
Greene County Courthouse, 1st Floor
10 East High Street
Waynesburg, Pennsylvania 15370
Divorce Complaint Fee:
Contact Court: 724-852-5288

Huntingdon County
Where to file: Huntingdon County Office of Prothonotary
P.O. Box 39
Huntingdon, PA 16652
Divorce Complaint Fee:
Contact Court: 814-643-1610

Indiana County
Where to File:
Indiana County Courthouse
825 Philadelphia Street
Indiana, PA 15701
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$80 for divorce complaint without custody and $87.50 for divorce complaint with custody.

Jefferson County
Where to file: Jefferson County Courthouse
200 Main Street
Brookville, PA 15825
Divorce Complaint Fee:
Contact Court: 814-849-1618

Juanita County
Where to File:Juanita County Courthouse
P.O. Box 68
Mifflintown, PA 17059
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$132.50 for divorce complaint. 

Lackawanna County
Where to File:
Lackawanna County Courthouse
200 N. Washington Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$151.70 for divorce complaint.

Lancaster County
Where to file: Lancaster County Courthouse
200 N. Duke Street
P.O. Box 83480
Lancaster, PA 17608
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$190.50 for divorce complaint.

Lawrence County
Where to file: Lawrence County Courthouse
430 Court Street
New Castle, PA 16101
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$142.50 for divorce complaint.

Lebanon County
Where to file: Prothonotarys Office
Room 104, Municipal Building
400 South 8th Street
Lebanon, PA 17042-6794
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$153 for divorce complaint.

Lehigh County
Where to File: Court Administration
Civil Court Division
Lehigh County Courthouse
455 West Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18101
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$216.75 for divorce complaint.

Luzerne County
Where to File: Luzerne County Courthouse
200 North River Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$150 for divorce complaint without custody and $169 for divorce complaint with custody.

Lycoming County
Where to File: Prothonotary & Clerk of Courts
Lycoming County
48 West Third Street
Williamsport, PA. 17701
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$120 for divorce complaint.

McKean County
Where to file: McKean County Court of Common Pleas
500 W. Main Street
Smethport, PA 16749
Divorce Complaint Fee:
Contact Court: 814-887-3323

Mercer County
Where to File: County of Mercer
105 Mercer County Courthouse
Mercer, PA 16137-0066
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$121.50 for divorce complaint.

Mifflin County
Where to File: Mifflin County Courthouse
20 North Wayne St.
Lewistown, PA 17044
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$114 for divorce complaint.

Monroe County
Where to File: Monroe County Courthouse
610 Monroe Street
Stroudsburg, PA 18360-2115
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$500 for contested divorce complaint or $200 for uncontested divorce complaint.

Montgomery County
Where to File: Office of the Prothonotary
PO BOX 311
Norristown, PA 19404-0311
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$268 for divorce complaint.

Montour County
Where to File: Montour County Court House
29 Mill Street
Danville, PA 17821
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$115 for divorce complaint without custody or $152.50 for divorce complaint with custody.

Northampton County
Where to File:
Northampton County Court
669 Washington Street
Easton, PA 18042
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$145.50 for divorce complaint.

Northumberland County
Where to File:
Northumberland County Court
201 Market Street
Sunbury, PA 17801
Divorce Complaint Fee:
Contact Court: 570-988-4374

Perry County
Where to File:
Prothonotary and Clerk of Court Office
P.O. Box# 325
New Bloomfield, PA 17068
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$119.50 for divorce complaint without custody or $137 for divorce complaint with custody.

Philadelphia County
Where to File:
Clerk of the Family Court
1133 Chestnut Street – First Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Telephone: (215) 686-3805
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$316.98 for divorce complaint.

Pike County
Where to File:
Pike County Courthouse
412 Broad Street
Milford, PA 18337
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$108.50 for divorce complaint.

Potter County
Where to File:
Potter County Prothonotary
1 East Second Street, Room 23
Coudersport, PA 16915
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$69.00 for divorce complaint.

Schuylkill County
Where to File:
Schuylkill County Courthouse
401 N 2nd Street 1st Floor
Pottsville, PA 17901
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$115.00 for divorce complaint.

Snyder County
Where to File:
Snyder County Courthouse
P.O. Box 217
9 West Market Street
Middleburg, Pennsylvania 17842
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$110.50 for divorce complaint.

Somerset County
Where to File: Somerset County Courthouse
111 E Union Street #165
Somerset, PA 15501
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$110.50 for divorce complaint.

Sullivan County
Where to File:
Sullivan County Courthouse
245 Muncy Street Laporte, PA 18626
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$114.00 for divorce complaint.

Susquehanna County
Where to File: Susquehanna County Courthouse
P.O. Box 218
Montrose, PA 18801
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$127.50 for divorce complaint.

Tioga County
Where to File: County of Tioga Prothonotary
116 Main Street Wellsboro, PA 16901 Divorce Complaint Fee:
$124.00 for divorce complaint.

Union County
Where to File: Union County Courthouse
103 South Second Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837 Divorce Complaint Fee:
$157.50 for divorce complaint.

Venango County
Where to File: Prothonotary Office
Venango County Courthouse, 1st Floor
1168 Liberty Street
Franklin, PA 16323 Divorce Complaint Fee:
$120.00 for divorce complaint.

Warren County
Where to File: Warren County Prothonotary
204 4th Avenue
Warren, PA 16365
Divorce Complaint Fee:
Contact Court: 814-728-3440

Washington County
Where to File:
Washington County Courthouse
1 South Main Street, Suite 1001
Washington, PA 15301
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$188.00 for divorce complaint.

Wayne County
Where to File: Wayne County Courthouse
Second Floor Annex 925 Court Street
Honesdale, PA 18431
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$113.50 for divorce complaint. Westmoreland County
Where to File: Westmoreland County Prothonotary
2 N. Main Street, Suite 501
Greensburg, PA 15601 Divorce Complaint Fee:
$141.00 for divorce complaint.

Wyoming County
Where to File: Wyoming County Prothonotary
1 Court House Square Tunkhannock, PA 18657
Divorce Complaint Fee:
Contact Court: 570-996-2232

York County
Where to File: York County Judicial Center
45 N. George Street York, PA 17401
Divorce Complaint Fee:
$263.25 for divorce complaint.

Fees are always subject to change and often include more than the amount required for a divorce complaint. Thus, it is important to contact the court, or a Pennsylvania divorce lawyer, before filing for divorce in Pennsylvania.