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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Custody and Guardianship of Children issues in Pennsylvania.

  • Montgomery County: How To File a Custody Complaint in Montgomery County, PA (Video)

    A short, step-by-step instructional video on "How to File a Custody Complaint in Montgomery County, PA. This video was produced by the 38th Judicial District Court of Common Pleas in cooperation with Montgomery Bar Association. Read More

    By:
    38th Judicial District Court of Common Pleas and Montgomery Bar Association
  • Philadelphia County: Child Custody in Philadelphia County

    Information on filing for custody in Philadelphia County. Read More

    By:
    Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Supervised Visitation (Video)

    This video from the Supervised Visitation Task Force provides information about being a supervisor where a Court requires supervised parental visitation, also known as supervised physical custody, for the safety and comfort of children. Frequently, relatives or friends are selected and appointed to serve in this capacity as an alternative to using formal visitation centers. This provides guidance for those serving as a Court-ordered supervisor. Read More

    By:
    Supervised Visitation Task Force