AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania
Free legal services for persons with HIV/AIDS
Lawyer Referral Service
County listings provided by the PA Bar Association.
ABA Home Front
Legal Assistance in Pennsylvania for the military and their families. Provided by the American Bar Association.
Note: Widener's Harrisburg Civil Law Clinic only takes clients referred by MidPenn Legal Services.
North Penn Legal Services
Offering legal assistance to eligible clients in legal matters including: family law, domestic violence, elderly, and housing. Includes a comprehesive landlord-tenant handbook.
National Crime Victims Law Institute
Links from all 50 states that provide information and support for crime victims.
Statutory Law Research:
To find laws that may control your situation, you can visit a law library and consult the print versions of the federal or state laws; or, online versions of the laws can be accessed.
The official version of the Federal Code, the United State Code is found online HERE
Fdsys: Other legal and government documents can be obtained from the Federal Digital System maintained by the Government Printing Office:
Information on how to locate Federal legal information and documents are found HERE
Links to the Laws of Pennsylvania are found HERE
Links to laws from other states are found HERE
PALawHELP.org: Legal information and legal forms arranged by legal topic, including: child & family, health care, immigration, housing and employment:
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network: Non-profit entity responsible for the planning and coordination of legal aid programs throughout Pennsylvania:
PAprobono.net: Information and resources for pro bono attorneys, legal aid attorneys, public defenders and legal advocates:
ABA Home Front: Legal resources and information for veterans, members of the military, and their families.
Google Scholar For Legal Research:
Self-Help Legal Forms:
Adams County Self-Help Forms
Including divorce and child custody forms. Provided by the Adams County Bar Association and Family Law Committee.
Dauphin County Self-Help Center
Including divorce and child custody forms. Provided by the Dauphin County Law Library.
For other counties, forms are often located on the court's website or on the county prothonotary's website. A list of county court websites can be found on the left column HERE
Child or Spousal Support Forms
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
Public Legal Forms
Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania
Case Law Research:
To find case law on a subject, there are a number of resources that can used. If you have a citation to a case already, you can go to a law library and find the case in a print reporter. For example, the citation for Hiller v. Fausey, 904 A.2d 875 (2006) would be found in the Atlantic Second Reporter, volume 904 on page 875.
Cardiff Index to Legal Abreviations: This index contains the meaning of common legal abbreviations and is helpful in translating legal citations.
Google Scholar: This search engine can be used to find cases online, either by citation or key word searching. A video tutorial on how to use Google Scholar is available in the box to the left.