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Posted on: November 21, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Notice of Fee Changes

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EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1st, 2017

JCP on New Numbers: $40.25.[1]


EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1st, 2018

Award of Real Estate: $10.00.[2]

Recording Fee: As set forth by Recorder of Deeds.[3]

Additional UPI: As set forth by Recorder of Deeds.[4]


[1] Effective December 1, 2017, pursuant to Acts 40 and 44 of 2017, the Pennsylvania State Legislature has increased the Judicial Computer Project/Access to Justice/Criminal Justice Enhancement (JCP/ATJ/CJEA) surcharge from $35.50 to $40.25 by amending 42 Pa.C.S. § 3733.1 and 72 P.S. § 1795.1-E while enacting 71 P.S. § 2802-E.

[2] Effective January 1, 2018, the Register of Wills shall reduce the Award of Real Estate fee from $90.00 to $10.00. This reduction shall coincide with the addition of a Recording Fee and modification to Additional UPI.

[3] Effective January 1, 2018, the Register of Wills shall add a Recording Fee which shall be set by the Westmoreland County Recorder of Deeds fee schedule.

[4] Effective January 1, 2018, the Register of Wills shall remove the currently listed Additional UPI fee of $15.00 and replace with “As set forth by Recorder of Deeds” such that the fee schedule for the Westmoreland County Recorder of Deeds will dictate the amount due for an Additional UPI.

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