Lancaster Courts
Lancaster Courts

Kenderdine Self-Help Center

Judge Henry S. Kenderdine Jr. Self Help Center

Location: 1st floor of the Lancaster County Courthouse.

The Center provides one central location where self-represented litigants can obtain information and forms that they may need to represent themselves in certain types of court actions.

Note:

  • Center staff do not give legal advice or help you complete the forms.
  • Information in self-help packets is not a substitute for professional legal advice tailored to a specific situation.

These info packets may be purchased at the Center or downloaded free from the Center's website:

  • How to file for custody  - $10 (in English and Spanish)
  • How to modify a custody order - $10
  • How to file for contempt of a custody order - $10
  • Custody relocation process - $10
  • How to file for a simply no-fault divorce - $10 (in English and Spanish)
  • How to file for support  - $5
  • How to file an in forma pauperis petition - $1 (in English and Spanish)
  • How to file an appeal from a license suspension - $5
  • How to file an appeal from a vehicle registration suspension - $5
  • How to file a involuntary transfer of vehicle title - $5
  • How to file a summary appeal - $5
  • How to file for ARD Expungement - $5
  • How to file a petition for a name change -$5
  • How to file certain types of actions at a Magisterial District Court - $5
  • How to file certain types of actions in the Register of Wills office - $10
  • How to file a petition for limited access under the Clean Slate Law - $1

For additional info see the Lancaster Bar's Self-Help Resources Page.