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Search Magisterial District Court Case Information broken link ?
Search Magisterial District Court records by county, citation number, docket number, participant information, date range and other criteria.
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
Magisterial District Court Calendars broken link ?
Search Magisterial District Court calendars by name, attorney, docket number, date, and 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
Legal Issues Pamphlets broken link ?
Pamphlets on a variety of legal issues, including consumer, education, employment, and a guide to going to court. Many of the pamphlets are also available in Spanish.
Lancaster County Protection from Abuse broken link ?
Information on how to obtain a Protection from Abuse Order in Lancaster County, including links to necessary forms.
Lancaster County Law Library broken link ?
Find information regarding Lancaster County Law Library, which is open to the general public for legal research. Options include an online index of the Library's catalog.
Lancaster County Adult Probation Information broken link ?
View general information about the Lancaster County Adult Probation program.
Lancaster County Juvenile Probation Information broken link ?
View general information about the Lancaster County Juvenile Probation program.
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.
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
Free Legal Advice on Certain Civil Matters broken link ?
Look-up local offices of an organization that offers free legal advice, counseling, and representation for income-eligible residents of some central Pennsylvania counties. Some offices offer legal advice by telephone as well as in-person assistance.
Lancaster County Domestic Violence Resources broken link ?
The District Attorney's office provides a list of resources available to victims of domestic violence in Lancaster County, as well as general information regarding domestic violence.
Lancaster County Public Defender broken link ?
Information regarding the Lancaster County Public Defender office, which provides free legal representation in criminal cases to low-income persons in Lancaster County.
Lancaster County Lawyer Referral Service broken link ?
Information regarding the Lancaster County Bar Association's lawyer referral service, which makes referrals to private attorneys for an initial consultation for a set fee.
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
Lancaster County Courts Self Help Forms broken link ?
The Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas self-help center provides packets of forms and instructions for various actions, including divorce, custody, emancipation, and name change. Or, follow a link to Magisterial District Court self-help instructions and forms, including civil, criminal, and landlord-tenant.
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.