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Pennsylvania: Petition for Modification or Contempt of a Custody Order

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Pennsylvania Complaint for Custody

This custody form is for PARENTS only. This form will create a Complaint for Custody that you can use to start a NEW custody case. You will be asked a series of questions about your custody situation. After answering all the questions you can submit the answers and create a custody complaint for YOU based on YOUR ANSWERS. This complaint can then be printed and filed in your local court. PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a fill-in-the-blank form.

Pennsylvania Petition for Modification or Contempt of a Custody Order

This custody form is for PARENTS only. This form will create a Petition for Modification or Contempt of a Custody Order that can be used to ask a court to change or enforce a custody order that is ALREADY IN EFFECT. You will be asked a series of questions regarding your custody situation and existing order.  After answering all the questions you can submit the answers and create a petition for YOU based on YOUR ANSWERS. This petition can then be printed and filed in your local court. PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a fill-in-the-blank form.

Petition for Guardianship of Minor Children

This form will prepare a Petition for Guardianship of Minor Children for people who have children in their care, but are NOT the parents of the children.  Guardianship is appropriate when the parents of the children are no longer involved with the children.  Examples are when the parents are dead or missing, or have serious drug, alcohol, or mental problems.

You will be asked a series of questions about the children's situation.  After answering all the questions, your court papers will be prepared based on the answers you gave.  The Petition can then be printed and filed in your local court.  PLEASE NOTE:  This is NOT a fill-in-the-blank form.


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