Legal Journal


The Franklin County Legal Journal is the official legal publication of the county as designated by the Court of Common Pleas of the 39th Judicial District of Pennsylvania. The weekly publication by the Franklin County Bar Association carries court opinions from the 39th Judicial District and certain public notices required by local and/or state statute, as well as news for the county’s legal community.

Please mail notices and payments to:

Franklin County Legal Journal

PO Box 189

Chambersburg, PA 17201


The annual subscription rate is $35. Publication fees for public notices are:

Estate notices – $90.00

Sheriff Sale notices – $215.00

Corporation notices – $70.00

Fictitious Name notices – $70.00

Name Change notices – $60.00

Other notices are billed on a per line basis. The fee per line is $1.75 with a minimum fee of $45.00.

The legal journal is published every Friday. The deadline for all submissions is noon Monday of the week of publication.

For more information, call the bar association office at 717-267-2032 or contact us by email.


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