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Contact Information

Bradford County Courthouse
301 Main Street
Towanda, PA 18848

Phone: (570) 265-1705
Fax: (570) 265-1788
Email: closed@bradfordco.org

Office Hours

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

NEW!  Prothonotary Web Viewer:

To access case searches for the Prothonotary’s Office (Civil Actions only, no Family Court) please use the following web link (NOTE: Due to browser issues, the above link may not work with browsers other than Internet Explorer.):



All documents purchased thru the Bradford County Web Viewer will have a charge of $.25 to view.

All other fees are charged by Value Payment Systems for the processing of all transactions.


Department Description

The Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts Office is the record keeper for the Court of Common Pleas. The Clerk of Courts office is responsible for maintaining criminal and juvenile court records.

Services Provided

  • The Prothonotary records civil suits and family court actions such as:
    • Divorce
    • Custody
    • Protection from abuse
    • Petitions
    • Support matters
    • Judgments
    • Liens
  • The Clerk of Courts Office is responsible for maintaining criminal and juvenile court records.
The Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts Office

Clerk of Courts and Prothonotary

  • Dawn Close

    Dawn Close, newly elected Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts for 2016, began her career with Bradford County in February of 1989 as a File Clerk in the Prothontary’s office. Through hard work and dedication, she was promoted to the Judgement Desk and from there to Chief Deputy Prothonotary. She graduated from Rush/Henrietta School District in the State of New York with a Regents Diploma in Business. She is an active member of the Bradford County Republican Women, Bradford County Republican Committee and State Association of Prothonotaries/Clerk of Courts. Dawn resides in Rome Borough with her husband, Rick. They have two grown children and one grandson, Mason.

Documents & Forms

Prothonotary Fee Schedule