Divorce

Our assistance in divorce cases is very limited.  We provide legal advice and referrals to people who have been served with a divorce complaint, if the case is located in Philadelphia County. 

If you have been served with a divorce complaint in Philadelphia County and you wish to apply for legal assistance, you must apply on-line.  PLA does not accept applications for assistance with divorce through walk-in intake or telephone intake.

Self-Help Resources

Divorce in Philadelphia County

This brochure explains how to file for divorce in Philadelphia.

Family law resources from PALawHelp.org

PALawHelp.org offers self-help forms and information on a variety of family law topics, including document assembly interviews that allow you to create legal documents on-line.  Some of the document assembly interviews were developed by PLA.

Philadelphia Self-Help No-Fault Divorce Manual

The Philadelphia Self-Help No-Fault Divorce Manual is a 166-page guide to filing for a "no-fault" divorce by yourself.