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Court of Common Pleas Civil and Criminal Records broken link ?
Search Court of Common Pleas civil and criminal records by docket number, participant information, police incident number, and other search options.
Access Criminal Charge Information in Custody Cases broken link ?
A call-in system allows people in child custody cases to learn if anyone involved in the case has been charged with certain crimes. Registration is required, but is free of charge.
Crime Victim Notification of Offender Release broken link ?
A free service provided by the State of Pennsylvania allows crime victims to register to receive notice if the offender is released, transferred, or escapes.
Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas Civil Case Information broken link ?
Search civil case records of Philadelpia County Court of Common Pleas by party name and date range. Or, search by case identification number by selecting Civil Docket Report. Or, search for any judgments against a particular person or company.
Philadelphia County Orphans' Court Case Information broken link ?
Search case records of the Orphans' Court division of Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas by party name and date, or select the Docket Report option to search by case number.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Philadelphia Criminal Court Calendar broken link ?
Search Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and Municipal Court criminal calendars by defendant name, attorney name, date or courtroom.
Courts of Common Pleas Calendars broken link ?
Search Courts of Common Pleas calendars by date, attorney name, docket number, name or judicial district.
Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas Civil Hearing List broken link ?
Search Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas civil hearing list by type of case and date.
Philadelphia County Orphans' Court Hearing List broken link ?
Search the Hearing List for the Orphans' Court division of Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas by type of hearing, date and judge.
Published opinions and orders
Philadelphia Court Opinions broken link ?
Search judicial opinions of Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and Philadelphia Municipal Court by court type, date, judge or name of involved party.
Attorney General Legal Opinions broken link ?
Search or view Pennsylvania Attorney General legal opinions.
Self help, legal research, general information
Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas Electronic Filing broken link ?
The Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas allows the general public to use electronic filing in certain cases. Persons who are representing themselves without an attorney ("pro se") may register to use e-filing in Civil trial division cases, Orphans' Court cases, and some Domestic Relations cases. Users must fill out the registration form before e-filing access is granted.
Philadelphia Court Brochures and Guides broken link ?
Find brochures on Court of Common Pleas and Municipal Court topics, including small claims, divorce and custody mediation.
Philadelphia Courts Guide to Cases and Services broken link ?
This online service provides users the ability to get basic information about various types of cases, including court procedure, where to file forms, and fees. Search by case type, including cases heard by the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia Community Court, Philadelphia Municipal Court, and Philadelphia Traffic Court.
Philadelphia County Law Library broken link ?
Information about the Law Library in Philadelphia, which is open to the general public for legal research and provides online search access to its catalog.
Philadelphia Adult Probation and Parole Department broken link ?
View general information about the Philadelphia adult probation program.
Find Local Court Rules broken link ?
Search local court rules by rule number, judicial district, county, rule type, date, title, or text.
Search Pennsylvania Law broken link ?
Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes are listed by title with search options by keyword and statute number.
Legal Information and Legal Resources broken link ?
Legal information and resources are organized by topic, including Consumer, Family Law, Elder Law, Housing, and other legal issues.
Child Support Online Resources broken link ?
Legal information, definitions of child support terms, child support laws, and other resources are available.
Glossary of Legal Terms broken link ?
Search a glossary of legal terms used in the Pennsylvania courts by first letter.
File Consumer Complaints broken link ?
File consumer complaints online with the Pennsylvania Attorney General, including consumer, elder abuse, insurance fraud, and health care.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources broken link ?
Information for homeowners on preventing foreclosure, including refinancing, housing counseling, and emergency mortgage assistance.
Children and Families in the Courts broken link ?
Information for children and families involved in court proceedings, including interactive guides for children and information on parental rights.
Guide to Pennsylvania Court System broken link ?
A guide to the court system in Pennsylvania, including how the courts are organized and what types of cases they hear.
Restoration of Driving Privileges broken link ?
Information for persons who have had their Pennsylvania driver license suspended and want to have their driving privileges restored.
Pennsylvania Child Support Information broken link ?
View information about Pennsylvania child support issues, including information on how to apply for child support, child support docket search and child support forms. Registration is required for many services.
Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas Civil Arbitration broken link ?
Information regarding Compulsory Arbitration in Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, which is mandatory in all civil cases for $50,000 or less.
Philadelphia Orphans' Court Guardian's Manual broken link ?
A manual for court-appointed guardians of estates or incapacitated persons in the Orphans' Court division of the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Southeastern Pennsylvania Womens Legal Resources broken link ?
Free legal consultations with family law attorneys, as well as legal workshops on issues such as divorce, custody, and mediation.
Philadelphia County Lawyer Referral Service broken link ?
The Philadelphia Bar Association provides an online lawyer referral service that matches clients with attorneys, who will provide a half-hour initial consultation for a reduced rate.
Philadelphia Legal Services Organizations broken link ?
Search a directory of legal services organizations in the Philadelphia area, including organizations that assist with issues regarding immigration, disability, and elder legal matters.
Philadelphia County Domestic Violence Information broken link ?
Information for victims of domestic violence in Philadelphia, including how to obtain a free Protection from Abuse Order, and a list of legal advocacy organizations.
Philadelphia Public Defender broken link ?
View information about the Defender Association of Philadelphia, which provides free criminal defense services to income-eligible residents.
Find Free and Low-Cost Legal Assistance broken link ?
Organizations offering free and low-cost legal services are provided in an online directory, and links to legal services are also listed by county with an interactive map.
Find Free Legal Assistance broken link ?
Organizations offering free legal services, referrals and other court-related resources are listed by county, office location and program name.
Find Local Legal Resources broken link ?
Referrals to local community organizations and other court-related resources can be found through this online search service, which offers referral information by zip code, county, type of legal issue, and various eligibility requirements.
Find Attorney Discipline Records broken link ?
The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania offers an online search service for attorney discipline records. Search options include attorney name and city.
Lawyer Referral Services broken link ?
The Pennsylvania Bar Association offers a lawyer referral service and lists local lawyer referral services by county.
Find Criminal Defense Attorneys broken link ?
The Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers offers an online directory search and links to criminal justice information.
Complaints Against Judges broken link ?
View information on filing a complaint against a Pennsylvania judge with the Judicial Conduct Board.
Domestic Violence Resources broken link ?
Information on resources for victims of domestic violence in Pennsylvania, including domestic violence services by county, national hotline information, and directory of safe havens for pets of domestic violence victims.
Mediator Directory broken link ?
Search for Pennsylvania mediators by region or specialty. Other mediation resources, such as guides to understanding mediation and selecting a mediator, are available.
Senior Citizens Legal Assistance broken link ?
Information regarding legal assistance available to elder Pennsylvania residents.
Forms and related information
Philadelphia Court Forms and Instructions broken link ?
Search Philadelphia Court forms including civil, criminal, domestic relations, juvenile, orphans court and probate forms for the Court of Common Pleas, as well as forms for Municipal Court and Traffic Court.
Online Forms and Instructions broken link ?
The Pennsylvania Judicial System offers forms for download, including civil and criminal complaint forms, landlord-tenant complaint forms, orphans court forms and others.
Attorney Complaint Forms and Information broken link ?
The Disciplinary Board of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court offers online forms and information for complaints about lawyers. Information and forms are also available in Spanish.
Child Support Forms broken link ?
Forms for use in Pennsylvania child support actions, including application for support, income statement, registration of another court's order, and other forms.
Online fine payments
Pay Court of Common Pleas and Magisterial District Court Fines broken link ?
Pay Court of Common Pleas fines online for every county and pay Magisterial District Court fines online for many counties. Use the link provided to see if a particular Magisterial District Court is participating in this system. A convenience fee applies to all payments. To make payments, look-up citations by citation number, name, or docket number.