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Jenkins' Research Tip: Philadelphia Court Forms Available Online

The Philadelphia Courts make many common forms available online at courts.phila.gov/forms. The Courts of Common Pleas, Orphans Court, Family Court and Municipal Court all have forms available for download. Forms are formatted as either Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word document files. The Forms Center consists of a wide variety of forms ranging from Cover Sheets to Notices of Appeal, and includes frequently asked for forms like Protection from Abuse, Name Change Petition Package, Petition to Proceed in Forma Pauperis, and Petition for Expungement.

Jenkins has additional forms available in print, on the library's Lexis and Westlaw computers, and on databases available on members' desktops. For help navigating these resources, contact our reference librarians at 215.574.1505, email us at research@jenkinslaw.org, or chat with us.

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