Prothonotary's . . . 1796 to present day Department of Law and Order, Greene County Government, Pennsylvania
Public Requests Person: Tricha Leary, Administrative Assistant to the Prothonotary
Greene County Courthouse, 1st Floor
10 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370
Phone: 724-852-5288 or 724-852-5289 / Fax: 724-852-5353
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m., MondayFriday
The prothonotary is elected to serve a four-year term as the legal custodial of documents filed with the County Court of Common Pleas and the prothonotary's filing duties are set by Pennsylvania statutes, the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure, and the Greene County Local Rules of Court. Since the early 1800's, the office of prothonotary has been an elective choice of its citizens. No tax money is used for the payment of the salary of the prothonotary and the entire staff. All surpluses are turned over to the county treasurer for the use of the county government.
A Prothonotary's Duties:
The Prothonotary is the keeper/clerk of the civil records/division for the court. The work of the prothonotary is reviewed and approved by the president judge, or another judge as required. Work is generated from the court and through filings from both attorneys and the general public.
* Served as Prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas and Clerk of Quarter Sessions, Oyer and Terminer, and Orphans' courts, Register of Wills and Recorder of Deeds.
** Served as Prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas and Clerk of Quarter Sessions, Oyer and Terminer, and Orphans' Courts.
(Partial Data Source: History of Greene County by Samuel P. Bates, 1888; Reproduction sponsored by John Corbly Chapter, DAR, Waynesburg, PA -- Ms. Nancy Huffman, Regent (p. 459))
For general information, please contact the Information Services at 724-852-5399 / Toll Free: 1-888-852-5399 Greene County Office Building, 93 E. High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370