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

  • 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
  • Local Forms and Self-Help Information

    For local forms and information for your county, click the title to see the SELF-HELP FORMS AND INFORMATION sub-topic. Counties are listed alphabetically after some generally applicable forms or you can set your location on the page to see only forms applicable for that location. Content Detail

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    PALawHELP.org
  • PA Courts Public Access Policy - Filing Requirements in the Courts (Video)

    Effective on January 6, 2018, a new Public Access Policy is in effect in Pennsylvania Courts. This policy imposes requirements on anyone filing court documents in the trial and appellate courts to safeguard information in the documents they file. The Pennsylvania Courts have released this series of videos that explain the judiciary’s new policy for protecting confidential information and the required steps you must take to protect that information when filing documents in the courts. Content Detail

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    Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
  • 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
  • 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

    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.
  • Annulments

    Information on the annulment of marriage from the Erie County Bar Association. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Alimony

    Information on the law concerning alimony from the Erie County Bar Association. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Common Law Marriage

    Information on common law marriage from the Erie County Bar Association. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Collaborative Law

    Consumer legal information brochure from the Pennsylvania Bar Association on Collaborative Law, a dispute resolution process that is an alternative to litigation. Rev. 1/13 [PDF] Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Divorce

    Information on divorce laws from the Erie County Bar Association. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Divorce and Separation

    Consumer information pamphlet from the Pennsylvania Bar Association. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Bar Association