Family Law

For statewide Custody and Divorce forms and instructions that can be used if choosing not to obtain an attorney, click on to go to the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) webpage. The forms available on that website are in .pdf format and are fielded to allow easy entering of information on the forms.

NOTE: On certain Notice forms provided by the AOPC, you are required to enter information regarding where the person being served can receive information about obtaining an attorney to assist the individual. Please enter the following information in those fields:

Adams County Court Administrator's Office
Adams County Courthouse
117 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717) 337-9846


DISCLAIMER: Court staff and Prothonotary Office staff cannot provide you legal advice or assist you in completing self-help forms. The information provided is not a substitute for professional legal advice. The Court takes no responsibility and accepts no liability for actions taken by users of these self-help forms. A link to "Attorneys Available for Consultation on Completing Self-help Packets" is provided below. You may also call the Adams County Court Administrator's Office at the phone number provided above to request information regarding obtaining legal services.

Filings related to Custody, Divorce, Paternity and Protection From Abuse are to be filed at the Adams County Prothonotary's Office. More information about the Prothonotary's Office can be obtained by clicking <HERE>.


Adams County
Court Administration

Adams County Courthouse
117 Baltimore Street, 4th Floor
Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8817 (Fax)
District Court Administrator
Donald Fennimore
Deputy District Court Administrator
Donna Cassatt
Chief Tipstaff
Robert Powell