Pennsylvania Divorce Laws & Resources

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Articles, resources, links, laws and additional information pertaining to Pennsylvania divorce are provided below. You may also research the Pennsylvania Code on your own or simply consult with an attorney specializing in Pennsylvania divorce law.

Pennsylvania Divorce Resources:

Pennsylvania Child Support
This site is government-run and includes comprehensive information on child support issues, including for those who are to pay child support and for those who are to receive it.

Domestic Violence
This excellent resource includes names and phone numbers for anti-domestic violence assistance programs for most counties in Pennsylvania, along with some statewide services.

Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network (PLAN)
This no-frills, no-nonsense directory lists where and how you can get legal assistance in every county in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Law Help
This broad and comprehensive website is geared toward the self-help types among you. It includes lots of helpful information on various legal issues in multiple languages, and also has a link to legal aid providers.

Pennsylvania Family Law Statutes:

Pennsylvania Divorce:
Grounds/Fault ‘ No-Fault: Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes – Title 23 – Sections: 3301
Residency/Where to File: Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes – Title 23 – Sections: 3104
Divorce Mediation: Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes – Title 23 – Section 3302 
Annulment: Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes – Title 23 – Sections 3303’3309

Pennsylvania Divorce and Finances:
Property Division/Debts: Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes – Title 23 – Sections: 3501’3508
Spousal Support: Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes – Title 23 – Sections 3701’3707

Pennsylvania Divorce and Children:
Child Custody: Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes – Title 23 ‘ Section 5321
Child Support: Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes – Title 23 – Sections 4321’4322

Pennsylvania Divorce/Child Support/Child Custody Lawyers:
Find an experienced Pennsylvania Divorce Attorney at
Find an experienced Pennsylvania Child Support/Custody Lawyer at
How a Family Lawyer Can Help

Pennsylvania Online Divorce Services: – An online documentation service that helps users file for divorce.– Offers an affordable way to file for uncontested divorces online.

Free Advice Divorce Articles:
Common Law Marriages
Dividing Up Property in a Divorce: Community Property vs. Equitable Distribution
The Divorce Process: From Separation to Final Judgment
Ending a Marriage or Taking a Break
Effect of Premarital Agreements on Divorce
Effect of Divorce on Taxes
Effect of Divorce on Estate Planning/Wills

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