eFiling

The Cumberland County Prothonotary now supports the electronic filing of all Civil and Domestic Documents through OnBase eFiling.

Registration

  1. Go to https://onbaseweb.ccpa.net/efiling;
  2. Click "Register for E-Filing Now";
  3. Fill in the fields with the correct information;
  4. Click "Register".

Filing

  1. Sign in with your username and password;
  2. Click on "Create Filing";
  3. For an initial filing:
    1. Select the radio button next to "Initial Filing";
    2. Enter the filing type in the field for "Type";
      1. A list of suggestions will automatically populate;
      2. Click the entry you wish to file;
    3. Click "Next";
    4. Proceed through the next several screens selecting or entering the appropriate information for your case;
      1. Under the "General" tab, enter any additional information you wish to convey to the Prothonotary; this field is optional;
      2. Under the "Case Classification" tab, enter the information as you would on the AOPC coversheet;
      3. Under the "Plaintiffs" tab, click "Add" to add the plaintiff's information;
      4. Under the "Defendants" tab, click "Add to add the defendant's information;
      5. Under the "Attachments" tab, upload the documents you wish to submit to the Court;
        1. Click "Choose File";
        2. Select the file you wish to upload from your computer's hard drive;
          1. Note: all documents must be uploaded in PDF format
        3. Click "Open";
        4. Click "Upload";
        5. Click the box confirming that you have uploaded all attachments;
    5. Click "Finish";
    6. The screen will display the total cost for all filings;
    7. Click "Proceed to Checkout";
    8. Enter your payment information;
    9. Click "Continue".
  4. For subsequent filings:
    1. Click the radio button next to "Subsequent Filing";
    2. Enter the case number of your case, or select a case from your shopping cart;
    3. Click "Submit Case";
    4. Enter the filing type in the field for "Type";
      1. A list of suggestions will automatically populate;
      2. Click the entry you wish to file;
      3. Click "Next";
    5. Proceed through the next several screens selecting or entering the appropriate information for your case;
      1. Under the "General" tab, enter any additional information you wish to convey to the Prothonotary; this field is optional;
      2. Under the "Case Classification" tab, enter the information as you would on the AOPC coversheet;
      3. Under the "Plaintiffs" tab, click "Add" to add the plaintiff's information;
      4. Under the "Defendants" tab, click "Add to add the defendant's information;
      5. Under the "Attachments" tab, upload the documents you wish to submit to the Court;
        1. Click "Choose File";
        2. Select the file you wish to upload from your computer's hard drive;
        3. Note: all documents must be uploaded in PDF format;
        4. Click "Open";
        5. Click "Upload";
        6. Click the box confirming that you have uploaded all attachments;
    6. Click "Finish";
    7. You will be directed to your shopping cart screen;
    8. At this point, if you have additional filings, you can click "Create Another Filing" to return to the first screen to enter your next filing;
    9. Once you have entered all of your filings, click "Proceed to Checkout" on the shopping cart screen;
    10. Enter your payment information;
    11. Click "Continue".

You will receive email confirmation that your document has been received.  The Prothonotary's Office will then either accept or reject the filing.  Rejected filings may be resubmitted with corrections.