Domestic Relations Fees & costs

Effective Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Type of Fee (Pursuant to Pa. R.C.P. 1910.4)

Fee Amount           
Judicial Computer System (42 Pa.C.S. §§ 3733, 3733.1) $40.25
Genetic Testing (23 Pa.C.S. § 4343(c)(4)) $22.00/person*
Annual Fee** (23 Pa.C.S. § 4351(a)(1)) $35.00/year

* $26.60/person if drawn at or by the paternity vendor; $45.60/person if drawn at an out-of-state paternity vendor location; $55.00/person if drawn at a Correctional Institution.

** The Commonwealth shall impose a fee of $35.00 in each case in which an individual has never received assistance under Title IV-A of the Social Security Act (49 Stat. 620, 42 U.S.C. § 301 et seq. ) and for whom the Commonwealth has collected at least $500 of support in a Federal fiscal year. The Commonwealth shall pay the $35.00 fee for those cases in which the annual collection is between $500.00 and $1,999.99. The $35.00 fee shall be collected from the custodial parent in cases where annual collections equal $2,000.00 or more.