How do I appeal a magisterial district judge judgment for money?
Individuals and businesses have 30 days from the date the judgment is entered to file an appeal. If the required filing fee cannot be paid, and financial requirements are met, seek legal counsel through MidPenn Legal Services. Only the initial form with basic instructions is provided.


Once the appeal is filed, seek legal counsel.

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1. Where is the Prothonotary's Office located?
2. Do you have forms for all the filings?
3. Can you help me fill out my forms?
4. How do I appeal a magisterial district judge judgment for money?
5. How do I appeal a magisterial district judge judgment for a landlord / tenant judgment for possession?
6. How do I appeal a license suspension or registration suspension?
7. How do I file for custody / visitation?
8. How do I file for divorce or annulment?
9. How do I get a satisfied lien off of my credit report?
10. How do I get a lien off of my credit report that is not mine?
11. What types of liens and judgments are filed in the Prothonotary's Office?
12. How do I resume my maiden name after a divorce?
13. How do I change my child's last name?
14. How do I change my name?
15. How do I apply for a motor vehicle registration for an abandoned vehicle?
16. How do I apply for U.S. citizenship?
17. How do I get a passport?
18. Where do I send motions and petitions for the business judge?
19. Are motions to compel discovery filed in the Prothonotary's Office?
20. How do I find an attorney for my case?
21. What do I do if I want to represent myself in a case?
22. What is the difference between a notice to resume prior surname after a divorce and an official name change?
23. What are your hours?
24. Where can I get a copy of a transcript from a hearing?
25. Where can I file for guardianship?
26. How do I withdrawal/drop my PFA?
27. How do I file a PFA?
28. Where can I get information about a Children & Youth case?
29. What is the date for my naturalization ceremony?
30. How do I get a duplicate of my naturalization certificate?
31. Why am I receiving a Criminal Judgment?
32. How long until I receive my order from a custody conference/hearing?
33. I did not receive notice or was not served with custody paperwork, but I received an order, what do I do next?
34. How do I know when my divorce has been finalized?
35. What do I need to get a certified copy of my divorce decree?
36. Where do I register my notary?
37. How can I follow the status of my case?
38. How can I e-file?