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The forms and instructions for a simple divorce (Divorce Packet) are available on our website.
If your divorce involves property, finances, or custody you should consult an attorney.
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You may mail your request to Prothonotary at 45 N George Street York PA 17401. Include with your request the names of the parties, phone number of the person requesting the decree, approximate year of the divorce, the case number if you have it, money order for the $15 fee payable to Prothonotary, and a self-addressed stamped envelope. If it is a confidential special decree you will need to include an acceptable form of ID.
For items filed May 2008 or later, you can print copies from our Civil Case Search module on our website here.
To request copies by mail: send your request and money order (payable to Prothonotary) for the fee ($1/page)
To request copies in person: copies are $0.50/page in our office
To file a District Justice Judgement in this office you must wait 30 days after the date of the judgement.
You can find instructions for on our website District Judge Appeal Instructions (PDF).