Family Court


The Family Court Judges and the Family Court Administration staff are located in the Family Court Center, 123 Wyoming Avenue, First Floor, Scranton, PA 18503. The Family Court Administration Office is located on the first floor of the building and is headed by the Deputy Court Administrator for Family Courts. In addition to handling the processing of all Protection From Abuse applications and cases, the Family Courts are responsible for all Juvenile Delinquency cases, Children and Youth cases and Custody and Divorce matters.

NOTICE:  STARTING OCTOBER 2nd 2023, ALL PFA HEARINGS WILL BE HELD IN PERSON IN COURTROOM A LOCATED AT 123 WYOMING AVENUE, FIRST FLOOR, SCRANTON, PA, 18503


INFORMATION

Family Court Local Rules

ALL PETITIONS / MOTIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO Email



Location

Family Court Center
123 Wyoming Avenue, First Floor
Scranton, PA 18503


Phone: (570) 963-5692
FAX: (570) 963-5693


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  • Application for Continuance
    document Header Application for Continuance
  • Application for Continuance (Spanish)
    document Header Application for Continuance (Spanish)
  • Criminal Record – Abuse History Verification
    document Header Criminal Record – Abuse History Verification
  • Custody Complaint
    document Header Custody Complaint
  • Custody Fee Sheet
    document Header Custody Fee Sheet
  • How to File a New Custody Case
    document Header How to File a New Custody Case
  • How to File a Petition for Emergency Custody
    document Header How to File a Petition for Emergency Custody
  • How to File a Petition for Emergency Custody – Spanish
    document Header How to File a Petition for Emergency Custody – Spanish
  • How to File a Petition for In Forma Pauperis
    document Header How to File a Petition for In Forma Pauperis
  • How to File for a Temporary Protection From Abuse Order
    document Header How to File for a Temporary Protection From Abuse Order
  • How to File for Paternity Testing
    document Header How to File for Paternity Testing
  • How to File Modification of Custody
    document Header How to File Modification of Custody
  • How to File Modification of Custody – Spanish
    document Header How to File Modification of Custody – Spanish
  • In Forma Pauperis Petition
    document Header In Forma Pauperis Petition
  • Parenting Plan
    document Header Parenting Plan
  • Petition for Civil Contempt for Disobedience of Custody Order
    document Header Petition for Civil Contempt for Disobedience of Custody Order
  • Petition for Contempt – Custody (Spanish)
    document Header Petition for Contempt – Custody (Spanish)
  • Petition for Contempt – Non-Custody
    document Header Petition for Contempt – Non-Custody
  • Petition for Custody (Spanish)
    document Header Petition for Custody (Spanish)
  • Petition for Emergency Special Relief
    document Header Petition for Emergency Special Relief
  • Petition for Emergency Special Relief (Spanish)
    document Header Petition for Emergency Special Relief (Spanish)
  • Petition for Extension of PFA
    document Header Petition for Extension of PFA
  • Petition for Modification of Custody
    document Header Petition for Modification of Custody
  • Petition for Paternity Testing
    document Header Petition for Paternity Testing
  • Petition for Return of Weapons (PFA)
    document Header Petition for Return of Weapons (PFA)
  • Petition for Special Relief
    document Header Petition for Special Relief
  • Petition to Modify PFA
    document Header Petition to Modify PFA
  • Petition to Vacate PFA
    document Header Petition to Vacate PFA
  • PFA Packet
    document Header PFA Packet
  • PFA Packet - Spanish
    document Header PFA Packet - Spanish