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New Online Document Assembly Forms Available for Family Law Litigants

Philadelphia Legal AssistancePhiladelphia Legal Assistance has developed seven new online document assembly forms for pro se litigants in Pennsylvania family courts. These forms were developed With funding from a Legal Services Corporation Technology Initiative Grant and are available now on PALawHELP.org.

Self-represented litigants can go to the PALawHELP.org web site, answer questions in a user-friendly guided interview, and, at the end of the interview, download a word processing file with a completed court document that they can print out and file in court.

Online Information to Assist Those Wishing to Represent Themselves Now Available From PA Courts

Free online information is now available from the Pennsylvania Courts to assist the growing number of Pennsylvanians who want to file their own family law cases in courts across the state.

Standardized court forms for divorce and custody matters may now be obtained on a dedicated “Representing Yourself” page of the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania’s website at http://www.pacourts.us/learn/representing-yourself and forms related to child support through a link from that page to www.childsupport.state.pa.us.

Full Story from Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network