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With 123DivorceMe you complete ALL the required Pennsylvania specific forms and Marital Settlement Agreement online yourself without the cost of a lawyer. In less than 1 hour you can have your completed divorce forms ready for signing, addressing property/debt division, custody, support, name changes, and more. Instantly print your completed paperwork from your own computer, sign, and file for divorce today.
Residency Requirements: 6 Months
Where to File: County in which the Defendant resides or the county in which the Plaintiff resides if the Defendant does not live in the state
No-Fault Grounds: Irretrievable Breakdown
Filing Spouse: Plaintiff
Non-Filing Spouse: Defendant
Court Title: Court of Common Pleas, ( ) County, Pennsylvania
Waiting Period to Re-Marry: None
You or your spouse must meet the Pennsylvania residency requirements for the Court of Common Pleas to have jurisdiction of your case. The requirements before filing your Complaint for Divorce (the document that initiates your divorce) are as follows:
Either spouse must be a resident of the state of Pennsylvania for at least six months prior to filing. A proceeding for divorce or annulment may be brought in the county where the defendant resides or if the defendant resides outside of this Commonwealth, where the plaintiff resides.
In order to use this service, you and your spouse must agree (or eventually agree) on getting the divorce. Your spouse's participation is minimal, being he or she will only have to sign a few documents and return them to you for filing with the court.
The most common "uncontested" grounds for divorce in Pennsylvania are:
1. The court may grant a divorce where it is alleged that the marriage is irretrievably broken and 90 days have elapsed from the date of commencement of an action under this part and an affidavit has been filed by each of the parties evidencing that each of the parties consents to the divorce.
2. The court may grant a divorce where a complaint has been filed alleging that the marriage is irretrievably broken and an affidavit has been filed alleging that the parties have lived separate and apart for a period of at least two years and that the marriage is irretrievably broken.
All of your documents will be current according to Pennsylvania statutes and will address over 100 issues. A few of these issues are; assets, property, current debts, future debts, insurances, retirement and pension accounts, spousal support/alimony, real estate, small businesses, tax filings, name changes, and professional fees. If you have children, our service will also address physical and legal custody arrangements, visitation schedules, child support, and health and medical coverage.
If you desire, you can visit the Pennsylvania State Website for more information about Pennsylvania divorce laws.
Our service will utilize the most effective procedures in which to get an uncontested divorce. By applying these simplified rules permitted by your local court, your divorce will be simple and affordable. These court rules are as follows:
The spouses may file for divorce on the grounds of irretrievable breakdown of the marriage and if both spouses consent to the divorce, it will be handled in an expedited manner. Separation agreements are expressly authorized.
Notice to Defend and Claim Rights
Complaint for Divorce
Affidavit of Verification
Court of Common Pleas Intake
Domestic Relations Income and Expense Statement (for Plaintiff)
Domestic Relations Income and Expense Statement (for Defendant)
Notice to File Social Security Numbers
Marital Settlement Agreement
Schedule for Visitation/Parenting Time of Minor Children
Affidavit of Consent and Waiver (Plaintiff)
Affidavit of Consent and Waiver (Defendant)
Child Support Worksheet
Basic Child Support Schedule
Declaration Under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act
Praecipe to Transmit Record
Notice of Intention to Retake Prior Name
Decree of Divorce
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