Family Law

CUSTODY

Where to File:
Centre County Prothonotary's Office
Centre County Courthouse, Room 102
102 South Allegheny Street
Bellefonte, PA 16823

FEES
CUSTODY/VISITATION (separate action)$175.25
Contempt Petition$75.00
Modificaiton Petition$75.00
Petition for Special Relief$75.00

Number of Copies of Each Pleading/Form:
Original and two copies

Hours of Operation:
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Local Rules (PDF)
Glossary of Terms (PDF)
Custody Forms
Judge Kistler's Orders (PDF)

The Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts can be accessed for blank custody documents and instructions at: The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania Custody Proceedings Web Page

DIVORCE

Where to File:
Centre County Prothonotary's Office
Centre County Courthouse, Room 102
102 South Allegheny Street
Bellefonte, PA 16823

FEES

DIVORCE$201.75
Each additional Issue
*Issues include: Alimony, Alimonly Pendente Lite -- Counsel Fees & Costs, Equitable Distribution
$45.25
*Custody as an Issue$53.25
Name Change (Retake Prior Name)$20.50

Number of Copies of Each Pleading/Form:
Original and two copies

Hours of Operation:
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Local Rules (PDF)
Divorce Forms

The Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts can be accessed for blank divorce documents and instructions at: The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania Custody Proceedings Web Page

Directions to Centre County Courthouse (PDF)