Services

Instruction Sheet 

Civil Services
Please submit the following with all requests in-county or deputized to another county.
 

     1. Instruction sheet completed in full 
     2. One (1) self-addressed envelope per docket number.
     3. One (1) copy of the Posting Order or other Court Order for any form requesting special          service.
     4. Applicable Fees (please see Fee Schedule for details, this also includes any out of           county fees for deputizing another county and should be done before sending).
     5. One (1) copy of paperwork for service per defendant to be served.

We do not need extra copies of paperwork to be served, extra copies will be discarded. We also will not make extra copies to be served.

 
Any Questions Contact the Civil Division at:
 
Phone:  (724) 548-3265
Fax:  (724) 548-3264
 
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

 
Sheriff Fees and Advance Costs
As of January 1, 2019 there will be new Sheriff Fees and Costs.
Click link below.
 
 
 
 

 
Filing Requirements for Writs of Execution
 
Levies
1.   Two (2) time-stamped Writs of Execution (filed in the Prothonotary’s Office)
2.   One (1) Claim for Exemption Form (filed in the Prothonotary’s Office)
3.   One (1) Postage –paid envelope addressed to the defendant
4.   One (1) Postage –paid envelope addressed to the attorney or pro-se party filing the Writ
5.   The Applicable fee (See Fee Schedule for Details)
 
Garnishments
1   Two (2) time-stamped Writs of Execution (filed in the Prothonotary’s Office)
2   One (1) Claim for Exemption Form (filed in the Prothonotary’s Office)
3   One (1) postage-paid envelope addressed to the defendant
4   One (1) postage-paid envelope addressed to the attorney or pro-se party filing the Writ
5   Three (3) copies of Interrogatories to Garnishee (these are optional)
6   The applicable fee (see Fee Schedule for Details)
 
Levy & Garnishments
1.   Paperwork required for each type of service as set forth above
2.   The applicable fee (see Fee Schedule for details)
 
Please Note: Sample forms for the Writ, Claim for Exemption, and Notice of are in the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure, which are also available online. We cannot provide the forms and we cannot give legal advice.
 
* These requirements are per each defendant. Please make additional adjustments as needed per additional defendants. Please check with the Armstrong County Prothonotary’s Office for their Fees for Service.*