Pennsylvania divorce forms:Complaint Notice to Defend
Sadly, over 50% of marriages fail. To add insult to injury, divorce proceedings can take years and cost thousands of dollars in legal fees. However, it is possible to file your own divorce in Pennsylvania for no more than the state divorce form filing fees. This page provides all of the forms you need to initiate your do-it-yourself divorce in Pennsylvania.
Go to the file a Divorce page and under where it says County Courts select your County to check to see if there are any specific Divorce procedures and which forms are appropriate for your county. File the Complaint Notice to Defend to start the Divorce process. Then do the appropriate forms for your county and eventually file the Divorce Decree after all the necessary forms are filed.
In Pennsylvania, Divorces are handled by the The Judicial Branch of Pennsylvania. It is quite possible to avoid lawyers' fees by filing for your own divorce in Pennsylvania. You can download 12 of the forms you need to petition for divorce here - see the "who must file" section to determine which forms are relevant in your situation.
This is the form that starts the Divorce process.
Signing this form means that you accept service of the Divorce and/or Custody forms filed against you.
This is a form that upon completion states that copies of the appropriate Divorce and/or Custody forms have been mailed to your spouse.
This form is used to agree to entering a Divorce for the individual whom the Divorce was filed against.
This form is used to agree to entering a Divorce for the individual who filed the Divorce.
This form is used to tell the Court you want to enter a final decree of Divorce without notice if you were the one who filed for Divorce.
This form is used to tell the Court you want to enter a final decree of Divorce without notice if you were the one who a Divorce complaint was filed against.
This form is used to obtain alimony, property, payment for lawyer's fees or expenses as well as other rights.
This form should be filled out if both parties agree to the conditions of the Divorce.
This form is used to officially end a marriage.
This form is used to verify that the individual with a Divorce getting filed against them is not in military or covered by any provisions related to the military.
This form is used to resume using the surname you had before you were married.
These Pennsylvania divorce forms are sourced from the The Judicial Branch of Pennsylvania at http://www.pacourts.us/learn/representing-yourself/divorce-proceedings. Please note that while we do our best to ensure this list of forms is complete and up-to-date, we cannot be held responsible for omissions or errors in the information we provide. If you notice a mistake on this page, please let us know and we will fix it as soon as possible.