Marriage, Divorce and Separation

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in Pennsylvania

  • Divorce Proceedings - Representing Yourself: Forms and Information from the Pennsylvania Courts

    Free online information is available from the Pennsylvania Courts website 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 proceedings may be obtained on this page of the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania’s website. Read More

    Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
  • Petition to Proceed In Forma Pauperis

    Costs to record, or “file” documents such as the complaint, vary from the type of document, or pleading, to the county in which you begin your case. Some court filing costs may be in the hundreds of dollars. If you cannot afford to pay these fees to the court, you will need to complete this form, In Forma Pauperis, a Latin term, referring to someone who cannot pay. Read More

    Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
  • Dauphin County Self Help Center

    Information on the Dauphin County Pro Se Litigant Self Help Center where forms and instructions are available. Content Detail

    Dauphin County
  • Adams County Self Help Center: Information for Representing Yourself in Court

    Adams County Court of Common Pleas Self-Help Center. The Court, in conjunction with the Adams County Bar Association and its committees, has provided materials to help individuals represent themselves, pro se, in some legal proceedings. Included are materials on procedures in Family Law, Civil, Juvenile and Orphans Court. Content Detail

    Adams County Bar Association
  • Divorce Forms - 59th Judicial District (Elk and Cameron Counties)

    The website of the 59th Judicial District serving Elk and Cameron counties provides forms for filing for Section 3301(c) Mutual Consent Divorce. They also provide forms for a Section 3301(d) Divorce if you are separated for two years or longer. Instructions are also provided. Content Detail

    59th Judicial District
  • Judge Henry S. Kenderdine Jr. Self Help Center - Lancaster County

    Located on the first floor of the Lancaster County Courthouse, the Lancaster County Court Self Help Center opened in July 2004. The main purpose of the center is to provide one central location where self-represented litigants can obtain some of the information and forms that they may need to represent themselves in certain types of court actions. Read More

    Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas
  • The Division of Retirement Benefits Through Qualified Domestic Relations Orders

    Information from the United States Department of Labor on whether and how to divide a participant's interest in a retirement plan in separation, divorce, and other domestic relations proceedings. This booklet was prepared by the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) of the U.S. Department of Labor to provide general guidance about qualified domestic relations orders to employers, retirement plan administrators, participants, beneficiaries, employee benefit professionals, and domestic relations specialists. Read More

    United States Department of Labor