Family Law

The information provided is for general informational purpose it is not legal advice.

Child Support in Philadelphia County:

The following brochure provides general information about the process to obtain Child Support in Philadelphia County. It includes costs and filing procedures. This brochure is meant to serve as general information NOT legal advice. http://www.courts.phila.gov/pdf/brochures/dr/child-support-brochure.pdf

Child Custody in Philadelphia County:

The following brochure provides general information about Child Custody and the steps needed to obtain Child Custody in Philadelphia County. It includes information on eligibility, costs, and the filing process. It also includes steps for handling custody order violations, and what to do if a parent wants to move away with the child. http://www.courts.phila.gov/pdf/brochures/dr/custody-brochure.pdf

Protection from Abuse:

The following brochure provides general information  on how to obtain a Protection From Abuse (PFA) order. It also provides information on how to enforce a PFA, and how long a PFA is effective. http://www.womenslawproject.org/brochures/pfa_Brochure.pdf

Forms: This form provides step by step information on how to make the packet necessary to Petition for a PFA. http://www.courts.phila.gov/pdf/forms/domestic-relations/Petition-for-Protection-From-Abuse-w-instructions.pdf

For more information visit

http://www.courts.phila.gov/common-pleas/family/dr/