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Ejectment

This research guide is provided by Jenkins Law Library to assist in research regarding an action for ejectment in Pennsylvania and is not offered as legal advice. This guide is not presented as a complete collection of law and commentary. Additional law and analysis relevant to your particular issue may exist, and further research may be required.

Sample Forms

Sample forms provide examples and may be consulted when you are drafting your own materials. Most sample forms from any source will need to be modified or rewritten to apply to your specific situation.

The following form book sets are available at Jenkins. You may wish to email a copy of these forms to your own email address from our in-house Lexis or Westlaw terminals. Please ask a librarian for assistance with this process.

Dunlap-Hanna Pennsylvania Forms LexisNexis
Also available on the library's Lexis computers.
See Volume 13, Chapter 192: "Ejectment".

West's Pennsylvania Forms West/Thomson Reuters
Also available on the library's Westlaw computers.
See Volume 1, Chapter 16C: "Ejectment".

PA Statutes & Court Rules

The following Pennsylvania statutes and court rules may help you get started on your research. Links are to free online resources when available, but you may need to conduct additional research at Jenkins.

Unofficial Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes (Westlaw)

        • See 68 Pa.C.S. 250.511
        • Please note: Other Pennsylvania statutes may also apply to your situation. Check the index or conduct a search to find additional references.
        • To find more information about accessing the annotated version of the statutes in print at Jenkins or through other resources, please see the Pennsylvania Statutes guide.

Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure (pacode.com)

Additional Resources

Secondary materials, such as encyclopedias, practice guides, and treatises can be excellent tools for getting started. They will give you an overview of the law in a particular area and often provide very practical tips. For more information, including how to access the following through Lexis or Westlaw, please see the Pennsylvania Secondary Materials guide. For additional titles try searching our catalog.

Pennsylvania Law Encyclopedia LexisNexis
Also available on the library's Lexis computers and on the LexisNexis Digital Library.
See Volume 39, Chapter 8: "Ejectment".

Standard Pennsylvania Practice 2d West/Thomson Reuters
Also available on the library's Westlaw computers.
See Volume 22, Chapter 120: "Ejectment and Related Remedies".

Summary of Pennsylvania Jurisprudence 2d West/Thomson Reuters
Also available on the library's Westlaw computers.
See Volume 8, Section 26:325: "Landlord Remedies".