Petition to Waive Court Costs
Authored By: North Penn Legal Services
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This form will prepare a Petition to Waive Court Fees which can be used to ask the 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.
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