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
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.