Welcome to the County of Berks
Prothonotary's Office
THE PROTHONOTARY'S OFFICE IS CURRENTLY UNDERGOING A MAJOR RENOVATION AND, AS A RESULT, WE CURRENTLY HAVE NO ACCESS TO OUR DOCKET BOOKS AND INDEXES.  DIVORCE DECREE AND OTHER REQUESTS WITHOUT A SPECIFIC CASE NUMBER CANNOT CURRENTLY BE FULFILLED.  WE ANTICIPATE A DOWN TIME OF THREE WEEKS.  PLEASE CONTINUE TO SEND IN REQUESTS AND WE WILL FULFILL THEM IN THE ORDER THEY ARE RECEIVED ONCE THE BOOKS HAVE BEEN CLEANED AND MOVED TO THEIR NEW LOCATION AND ACCESS IS AGAIN AVAILABLE.  WE THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING.
NOTICE - SELF-REPRESENTED LITIGANTS
WARNING ABOUT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
Self-represented litigants are held to the same standards as attorneys admitted to the bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Representing yourself does not exempt you from understanding and following statewide and local Rules of Court.
  
NEW!  E-FILING PASSWORD AND SYSTEM UPDATES COMING IN THE FUTURE
 

 

PROTHONOTARY'S OFFICE IS OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

THERE ARE NO SAME DAY APPOINTMENTS

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THE ACCEPTANCE OF PASSPORT APPLICATIONS IS SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK.  PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ALTERNATE LOCATIONS THAT MAY BE ABLE TO ACCEPT YOUR APPLICATION.

 

 

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 Prothonotary Announcements

 
Contact Information
 
Address:
Berks County Prothonotary
Berks County Courthouse, 2nd Floor
633 Court Street
Reading, PA 19601
Phone:610-478-6970
 
Office Hours: 
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
 
Closed: Federal Holidays, Good Friday, General Election Day and the Day After Thanksgiving
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Office Officials:
  
Ann L.R. Fitzgerald
Chief Deputy Prothonotary
 
Donna O'Donnell
Office Manager
 
Susan N. Denaro, Esq.
 Solicitor
 
FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC
 
NEW !!!
ACCESS CIVIL & FAMILY DOCKETS ONLINE!!
 
Our dockets are now accessible to anyone all the time. The RAD (Remote Access Docketing) module has been discontinued.
 
 
 
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