Fifth Judicial District of Pennsylvania
County of Allegheny
Protection From Abuse (PFA) | Legal Representation for Final PFA Hearing

It is strongly recommended that PFA Plaintiffs obtain legal representation for the Final PFA Hearing.

Free legal representation: Information and applications for free legal representation for the Final PFA Hearing through Neighborhood Legal Service Association will be provided to Pro Se Plaintiffs following the Temporary PFA hearing.

Private legal representation: Plaintiffs may retain their private or divorce attorney to represent them at the Final PFA Hearing. If a Plaintiff does not have a lawyer s/he may seek assistance from:

Lawyer Referral Service
Allegheny County Bar Association

More information is available in the Children’s Court Manual.