Butler County: Prothonotary
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{Glenna M. Walters}
Glenna Walters, Prothonotary
First Floor, County Courthouse
300 South Main Street
P.O. Box 1208
Butler, PA 16003-1208
Business Hours: 8:30 - 4:30
*Open during lunch break*

Welcome to the Butler County Prothonotary Office.
Please read Disclaimer before viewing information on this site.
The Prothonotary's office is where the civil records listed below are kept on a permanent basis. At this office you will find records accurately indexed in terms of name and case number. We became computerized in April of 1993 and began scanning records in April of 2001. Some of the types of cases and actions that are filed with the Prothonotary are:
 Administration of Oaths
 Municipal Lien
 Appeal of District Justice Decision
 Appeal of Driver License Suspension
 No Lien Court
 Appeal to a Higher Court
 Petition for the Opening of Ballot Boxes on recounts
 Civil Action Complaint
 Petition to Change Name
 Commonwealth Tax Lien
 Praecipe Writ of Summons
 Complaint in Ejectment
 Protection From Abuse
 Quiet Title
 Determination of Inactivity
 Records of Treasurer Sale
 Divorce and Annulment
 Registration of Attorneys
 Federal Tax Lien
 Registration of Financial Statement
 Return to Former Name after Divorce
 Judgment Note
 Satisfactions and Discontinuances
 Scan All Records
 Maintain Old Records on Microfiche
 School Audit Records
 Mechanical Lien
 Medical Malpractice
 Writ of Execution/Writ of Possession
 Mortgage Foreclosure
 Zoning Appeal
All records in the Prothonotary's Office are available to the public in our office, except on specific occasions when a record is sealed by Order of Court.  We maintain four computer terminals from which the general public, attorneys, abstractors, and others may obtain information. Individual documents as well as docket sheets (overviews of cases in order by the date of filings) may be printed for your use.
The current Solicitor for the Prothonotary Office is Lee A. Montgomery, Esquire. Our solicitor is an experienced Butler County attorney who advises the Prothonotary on legal matters. 
  {Lee A. Montgomery, Esquire}

The Prothonotary is the chief clerk of the Civil Courts of Butler County. As such it is our desire to provide and abide by the following:
  • To provide user-friendly, quality service in a timely and cost effective manner to each and every person who enters this office

  • To promptly report accurate financial records to the County of Butler and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, according to statutes.

   DISCLAIMER: The purpose of the information listed on this website is to be helpful to those who have questions. Please note that absolutely NO information listed for the Prothonotary Office should be used as legal advice. Personnel in this office are not permitted to give ANY legal advice. If you have a question concerning legality please contact an attorney or if you would like to research something on your own, there is a full law library located on the lower level of the courthouse.  The law librarian will assist you in finding the books that you will study by yourself. 
*  When printing any of the Prothonotary pages you should print them in Landscape mode.

Content Last Modified on 7/11/2005 3:24:51 PM

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