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Where to Find Help

UPDATED July 27, 2016

Courthouse Locations

Pennsylvania

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Below is a list of courthouses where you can file for a protection order.  (If you want to file for custody, divorce, or anything else, you may want to call the courthouse to make sure that the court we have listed is the proper courthouse.)  At the courthouse, the clerk will provide you with the forms that you need to file.  If you need assistance filling out the forms, the clerk may be able to give basic instructions, but the clerk usually cannot help you decide what information to write or give you any sort of advice.  You will also find links to online forms at our PA Download Court Forms page.  For further help, you may want to reach out to a local domestic violence program or a legal services organization.  You can find links to both types of organizations on our PA Where to Find Help page.

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Perry/Juniata Counties

Perry County Courthouse
Prothonotary and Clerk of Court Office
P.O. Box# 325
New Bloomfield, PA 17068
Phone: 717-582-2131
Web: http://www.perryco.org/Dept/Courts/Prothonotary_ClerkOfCourts/Pages/ProthonotaryAndClerkOfCourts.aspx

Philadelphia County

Philadelphia Family Court
Domestic Violence Unit
1501 Arch Street - 8th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: (215) 686-3514/15
Web: http://www.courts.phila.gov/common-pleas/family/dr/

Pike County

Pike County Courthouse
412 Broad Street
Milford, PA 18337
Phone: 570-296-7231
Web: https://www.pikepa.org/prothonotary.html

Potter County

Potter County Courthouse
Prothonotary's Office
1 E. 2nd Street, Room 23
Coudersport, PA 16915
Phone: (814) 274-9740
Web: http://www.pottercountypa.net/post.php?pid=12

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