Thursday, April 24, 2014
Text Size

Helpful Legal Information for the Public                              

Becoming involved in the Court system can be intimidating, especially if you are not represented by an attorney.  If you would like to obtain a lawyer, please contact the Delaware County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service at (610) 566-6625, extension 221.

If you are trying to find information for yourself, listed below are some of the more common forms used in Court and an explanation of what those forms are.  This section of the website is NOT intended to provide legal advice but is for informational purposes only.

REMEMBER, THESE FORMS ARE NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR CONSULTING WITH AN EXPERIENCED ATTORNEY. 

If you would like to consult with an attorney, please contact the DCBA Lawyer Referral Service at (610) 566-6625, extension 221.

 

CIVIL MATTERS

Civil Complaint                    

Complaint for use in Magisterial District Court                       

Click Here         

Landlord/Tenant

Complaint for use in Magisterial District Court

Click Here

 

Notice of Appeal Appeal of judgment in Magisterial District Court

Click Here for page 1

Click Here for page 2                                    

Orphans' Court

 

Forms available through AOPC

 

Click here

 

 

CRIMINAL MATTERS

Private Criminal Complaint            

 

Check with local District Court or Delaware County DA  

     

Click Here  

 

Expungement

 

Petition pusuant to Rule 490

Petition pursuant to Rule 790

 

Click Here

Click Here

 

 

ELDERLAW HANDBOOK

DCBA Elderlaw Handbook             

This handbook was developed by the Elderlaw Committee

of the DCBA and contains useful legal information and

resource numbers.

Click Here         

 

FAMILY LAW MATTERS

Divorce

Divorce-Table of Contents                                                                                                    

Click Here   

  Divorce Forms Click Here

 

Custody

 

Custody Complaints-Forms and Instructions                                                                                               

 

Click Here                         
  Emergency Petition for Temporary Custody Click Here

 

Filing Fees

For a list of filing fees for family court matters, Click Here.

If you are unable to pay the filing fees, you may file a Petition to ask the Court to waive those fees.  This Petition is called an "In Forma Pauperis".  You can find a copy of that Petition by Clicking Here.