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Family of Four - Parents and Two Children.

This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Domestic Violence and Protection From Abuse issues in Pennsylvania.

  • Family Law for Teen Parents

    Family Law for Teen Parents is a complete guide from Philadelphia Legal Assistance for teen parents about their rights and responsibilities when it comes to paternity, child custody, child support, protection from abuse, and emancipation. The guide features easy-to-follow graphics and plenty of real-world examples, targeted towards teen parents and their advocates, and includes a resource guide for teens who need extra help. [PDF] Read More

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    Philadelphia Legal Assistance
  • Family Law Manual

    This handbook provides useful information about common Family Law issues. If you need Family Law help, this handbook has good suggestions about some of the most common areas of Family Law. This handbook also gives answers to commonly asked questions. [PDF] Read More

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    North Penn Legal Services
  • Getting a Protection From Abuse Order - Pennsylvania (Video)

    This video from Philadelphia Legal Assistance explains the court process for obtaining a Protection From Abuse Order. The video is part of Philadelphia Legal Assistance's "Make Your Case" video series. Read More

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    Philadelphia Legal Assistance
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    Spanish / Español
    French / Français
    Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt
  • Housing Rights for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence in Phiiladelphia County

    Flyer describing the housing rights of victims of domestic and sexual violence under local Philadelphia law. Content Detail

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
  • Housing Rights of Domestic Violence Survivors (Video)

    This video from Neighborhood Legal Services Association discusses the federal housing rights of victims of domestic violence under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Read More

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Money! Money! Money! (Video)

    Consumer Law Tips for Survivors of Domestic Violence: Basic ideas about money management, some good ideas and some mistakes to avoid. Read More

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Protection from Abuse

    Fact Sheet from the Youth Justice Project on the rights of youth to obtain Protection From Abuse from a family member or romantic partner. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Youth Justice Project
  • Protection From Abuse

    Information from Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. on the protection available to you under the Pennsylvania Protection From Abuse Act. Read More

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    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.
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    Spanish / Español
  • Protection From Abuse (Central Pennsylvania)

    Information from MidPenn Legal Services for victims of domestic violence on protection orders under a law called the Protection From Abuse Act. This brochure is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice. Read More

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    MidPenn Legal Services
  • Protection From Abuse Orders (PFA)

    Click the link to view Chapter 9-Protection From Abuse Orders of the Family Law Manual published by North Penn Legal Services. [PDF] Content Detail

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    North Penn Legal Services
  • Protection From Abuse (PFA)

    Information from Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services on Protection From Abuse Orders and on Protection From Sexual Violence and Protection From Intimidation Orders. Content Detail

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    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.