Chester County Divorce Information


Litigants are are strongly encouraged to seek legal advice from a lawyer with experience in family law matters.These are only forms and do not guarantee that you are filing the proper paperwork or that all needed allegations (facts) are included.

Filing Instructions

An action in Divorce is filed in the Office of the Prothonotary.

Family Court Filing Fees 

The recommended number of copies of all forms is 4. An original to be filed in the Prothonotary's Office, a copy for your records and 2 copies for service.

Prothonotary's Office
Chester County Justice Center
201 W. Market Street, Suite 1425
West Chester, PA 19380-0989
M-F 8:30am-4:30pm Holiday Closures

Chester County Local Divorce Rules and Forms

Chester County Rules and Forms

Chester County Instructions and Forms - Divorce §3301(c)
State Instructions and Forms Divorce §3301(d) (Halfway down the page)

Glossary of terms

Legal Glossary

State Forms

Link to Pennsylvania State Divorce Forms