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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraging individuals to appear remotely via Zoom videoconferencing rather than coming to the Courthouse and appearing in person for court proceedings. To appear remotely, please follow the instructions provided with your court notice. In addition to remote court proceedings, many court services are available on-line without having to come to the courthouse.

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General Family Court Forms - Civil Court
Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas

Effective January 1, 2020, except as specifically exempted by the Court, electronic filing will be mandatory in all new and pending Family Court case types. For full registration and filing instructions, please review the Independent Filer Instructions and OFS Family Guidelines documents under the Self-Help section of

General Family Court Form NamepdfMS Word
Address Change, Removel of Counsel & Praecipe for Self-representation PDF  
Affidavit of Acceptance of Electronic Service PDF MS Word
Agreements- Stip Proposed Order PDF MS Word
Confidential Document CDF PDF  
Confidential Information CIF PDF  
Continuance Application - Family PDF
COPE Registration PDF  
COPE Registration - Spanish PDF  
In Forma Pauperis PDF  
Notice of Presentation PDF MS Word
Praecipe for self-representation, Address Change & Removel of Counsel PDF  
Request for Transcript or Copy PDF
Rule to Show Cause Scheduling Order PDF MS Word
Telephone Request PDF MS Word

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