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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Marriage, Divorce and Separation issues in Pennsylvania.

  • Divorce

    Click the link to view Chapter 10-Divorce of the Family Law Manual published by North Penn Legal Services. Content Detail

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    North Penn Legal Services
  • Divorce

    Information from Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. about divorce proceedings and the rights of the parties to a divorce. Content Detail

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    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
  • Divorce Law in Pennsylvania

    Information providing an overview of Divorce Law in Pennsylvania from Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. Read More

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    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.
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  • Divorce Law in Pennsylvania

    General Information from Neighborhood Legal Services Association about divorce law in Pennsylvania. Content Detail

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Divorce Tracker

    The Divorce Tracker is a free automated program that helps guide individuals through the divorce process in Pennsylvania and generates the forms necessary to pursue a simple, uncontested divorce action. Read More

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    North Penn Legal Services
  • Equitable Distribution

    Information Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. on the law relating to equitable distribution. Content Detail

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    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
  • 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
  • How to Obtain a Marriage License

    Information from Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. on how and where to obtain a marriage license. Content Detail

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    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
  • Marriage

    Click the link to view Chapter 2-Marriage of the Family Law Manual published by North Penn Legal Services. Content Detail

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    North Penn Legal Services
  • Pennsylvania: Petition for Contempt of Support

    This will link you to LawHelp Interactive where you can prepare a "Petition for Contempt of Support," which you can use if you are a party to a current support order and the other party violates the order. If you also want to change the support order, you must file a Petition To Modify Support in addition to a Petition for Contempt of Support. The site will ask you a series of questions about your situation and then create a petition for YOU based on YOUR ANSWERS. The petition can then be printed and filed in your local court. PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a fill-in-the-blank form. Read More

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    Philadelphia Legal Assistance
  • Pennsylvania: Petition to Modify Support

    This will link you to LawHelp Interactive where you can prepare a "Petition To Modify Support," which you can use if you are a party to a current support order and you want to ask for a change (increase/decrease) or to stop the order. The site will ask you a series of questions about your situation and then create a petition for YOU based on YOUR ANSWERS. The petition can then be printed and filed in your local court. PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a fill-in-the-blank form. Read More

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    Philadelphia Legal Assistance
  • Petition to Waive Court Costs

    Click the document title to be linked to LawHelp Interactive where you can prepare a Petition to Waive Court Fees which can be used to ask the Pennsylvania Court for permission to file legal papers for free. This form can be used in most types of court cases in Pennsylvania. Approval to waive fees is not automatic. You will need to ask the Court to approve your Petition. Instructions will be included. PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a fill-in-the-blank form; you will need to answer questions while connected to the Internet. IMPORTANT: To use this form, you must use Internet Explorer as your browser and Microsoft Word to print your documents. Read More

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    North Penn Legal Services
  • Spousal Support

    Information from Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. on the law relating to spousal support. Content Detail

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    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.