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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.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Chester County Court of Common Pleas Judicial Calendar broken link ?
Search the Chester County Court of Common Pleas judicial calendar by date or judge name. This calendar displays the schedules for individual judges.
Chester County Court of Common Pleas Miscellaneous Calendar broken link ?
View the weekly calendar of miscellaneous case hearings for Chester County Court of Common Pleas, organized by date and judge.
Courts of Common Pleas Calendars broken link ?
Search Courts of Common Pleas calendars by date, attorney name, docket number, name or judicial district.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Legal Opinions broken link ?
Search or view Pennsylvania Attorney General legal opinions.
Self help, legal research, general information
Chester County Child Support Information broken link ?
The Chester County Department of Domestic Relations handles child support cases. Find forms and information on how to start a support action.
Chester County Protection From Abuse Information broken link ?
General information on obtaining a Protection From Abuse Order in Chester County Court of Common Pleas, including how to file a petition, domestic violence resources in Chester County, and how to find a lawyer.
Chester County Court of Common Pleas Mandatory Arbitration broken link ?
General information regarding Chester County Court of Common Pleas Mandatory Arbitration program for all civil cases involving less than $50,000 and not involving the title to real estate.
Chester County Law Library broken link ?
Find general information regarding Chester County Law Library, which is open to the general public for legal research.
Chester County Adult Probation Information broken link ?
View information about the Chester County Adult Probation program, including information about alternative courts.
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.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Chester County Family Court Custody Mediation broken link ?
Find general information regarding the custody mediation process in the Family Court division of Chester County Court of Common Pleas.
Chester County Domestic Violence Help broken link ?
Find information on assistance available in Chester County for domestic violence victims.
Chester County Lawyer Referral and Free Legal Services broken link ?
The Chester County Bar Association offers a lawyer referral service to Chester County residents who can afford an attorney, and also offers a program called Access to Justice, which provides free legal services to eligible people who cannot afford an attorney. Click the "PUBLIC" menu item for links to the programs.
Chester County Public Defender broken link ?
General information regarding the Chester County Public Defender office, which provides free representation in criminal cases to persons who cannot afford an attorney.
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.
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
Chester County Criminal Forms and Applications broken link ?
View and download various forms and applications for criminal cases in Chester County, including expungement of criminal records forms and applications for Drug Court, Recovery Court, and Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition.
Chester County Orphans' Court Forms broken link ?
Forms for use in the Orphans' Court division of Chester County Court of Common Pleas, including adoption, guardianship, and estates.
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.