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Changing Name (Not Divorce)4 documents

Adult2 documents

  • Final Petition for Name Change.pdf
    document date none
  • Resource to Changing Your Name Adult.pdf
    document date none

Minor2 documents

  • Final Petition for Name Change Minor.pdf
    document date none
  • Resource to Changing Your Name Minor.pdf
    document date none

Civil Court Documents7 documents

  • Appeal for MDJ Judgment.pdf
    document date none
  • Petition for Appeal from a Suspension of an Inspection Mechanic/Station Certificate.pdf
    document date none
  • Petition for Appeal from a Suspension of Operating Privilege/Denial of Driver's License/Suspension of Motor Vehicle Registration.pdf
    document date none
  • In Forma Pauperis (IFP).pdf
    document date none
  • Civil Continuance Request.pdf
    document date none
  • Certificate of Compliance.pdf
    document date none
  • Petition for Title.pdf
    document date none

Confidentiality and Public Access9 documents

  • Rule 1.99 Confidential Information and Confidential Documents.pdf
    document date none
  • Protecting Confidentiality CDF vs CIF.pdf
    document date none
  • Confidential Document Form.pdf
    document date none
  • Confidential Information Form.pdf
    document date none
  • How to Protect Confidential Documents.pdf
    document date none
  • Confidential Document Form - Spanish.pdf
    document date none
  • Confidential Information Form - Spanish.pdf
    document date none
  • How to Protect Confidential Information.pdf
    document date none
  • Public Access FAQ .pdf
    document date none

Court Rules and Policies15 documents

  • Americans with Disabilities Act Policy.pdf
    document date none
  • Adm. Order No. 5 for 2016 - Court Facility Firearm Directive.pdf
    document date none
  • Bailiff Firearm Policy July 2016.pdf
    document date none
  • Adm Order re Public Defender's Office.pdf
    document date none
  • Local Rule 1 of 2018 Re Confidential Information Form.pdf
    document date none
  • Amended Local Rule 1302 Updated 12-20-18 Conformed Copy.pdf
    document date none
  • Language Access Plan.pdf
    document date none
  • Bedford County Local Rules Updated 06-05-2024
    document date 06-18-2024

Emergency COVID - 19 Orders 6 for 20207 documents

  • Emergency Admin Order 6 for 2020.pdf
    document date none
  • DRO Emergency Admin Order 6 for 2020.pdf
    document date none
  • Clarification Custody Admin 6 for 2020.pdf
    document date none
  • Sheriff Sale Suspension Admin 6 for 2020.pdf
    document date none
  • Supreme Court Order Extended 4-1-20.pdf
    document date none
  • Updated Clarification Custody Admin 6 for 2020.pdf
    document date none
  • Cessation of Statewide Judicial Order.pdf
    document date none

Criminal Court14 documents

  • Entry of Appearance and Waiver of Arraignment.pdf
    document date none
  • Notice of Appeal from Summary Criminal Conviction.pdf
    document date none
  • Criminal Continuance Request.pdf
    document date none
  • J232 Victim Data Sheet Addendum.doc
    document date none
  • Certificate of Compliance.pdf
    document date none
  • Guilty Plea Colloquy - Misdemeanor English.pdf
    document date none
  • Guilty Plea Colloquy - Felony English.pdf
    document date none
  • Guilty Plea Colloquy - Felony Spanish.pdf
    document date none
  • Guilty Plea Colloquy - Misdemeanor Spanish.pdf
    document date none
  • Criminal Status Conference Form.pdf
    document date none
  • PD Refusal Appeal Form.pdf
    document date none

Juvenile1 document

  • Juvenile Admission Form.pdf
    document date none

Central Court/Preliminary Hearing1 document

  • Central Court Continuance Request.pdf
    document date 01-31-2024

ARD1 document

  • ARD Application and Information Packet.pdf
    document date 01-16-2024

Custody Court Documents35 documents

Instructions5 documents

  • Instructions for completing custody documents.pdf
    document date none
  • Instructions for filing a custody action.pdf
    document date none
  • Instructions for Petition for Civil Contempt for Disobedience of Custody Order.pdf
    document date none
  • Instructions for Petition for Modification of Custody Order.pdf
    document date none
  • Instructions for Completing Petition to Intervene and Modify.pdf
    document date none

Instructional Videos6 documents

  • Custody Powerpoint Part 1.pptx
    document date none
  • Custody Powerpoint Part 2.pptx
    document date none
  • Custody Powerpoint Part 3.pptx
    document date none
  • Custody Powerpoint Part 4.pptx
    document date none
  • Custody Powerpoint Part 5.pptx
    document date none
  • Custody Powerpoint Part 6.pptx
    document date none

Pleadings15 documents

  • Affidavit of Service by Mail.pdf
    document date none
  • Criminal Record and Abuse History Verification.pdf
    document date none
  • Custody Agreement .pdf
    document date none
  • Entry of Appearance of Self-Repressented Party.pdf
    document date none
  • Notice Order and Petition for Contempt.pdf
    document date none
  • Notice Order and Petition for Modification.pdf
    document date none
  • Order and Petition to Proceed In Forma Pauperis.pdf
    document date none
  • Order of Court for Custody Conference.pdf
    document date none
  • Complaint for Custody.pdf
    document date none
  • Notice Order and Petition to Intervene and Modify.pdf
    document date none
  • Petition to Intervene and Modify.pdf
    document date none
  • 2023 Custody Packet.pdf
    document date none
  • 2023 Intervene and Modify Packet.pdf
    document date none
  • 2023 Contempt Packet.pdf
    document date none
  • 2023 Modification Packet.pdf
    document date none

Public Access Policy3 documents

  • Public Access Policy Information Sheet.pdf
    document date none
  • 200723 Confidential Information Form.pdf
    document date none
  • 200723 Abuse Victim Addendum.pdf
    document date none

Sample Documents6 documents

  • Sample - Affidavit of Service by Mail.pdf
    document date none
  • Sample - Complaint for Custody .pdf
    document date none
  • Sample - Complaint for Custody with Confidential Address.pdf
    document date none
  • Sample - Criminal Record and Abuse History Verification.pdf
    document date none
  • Sample - In Forma Pauperis Petition with confidential information.pdf
    document date none
  • Sample- Confidential Information From and Addendum for Complaint for Custody and In Forma Pauperis Petition.pdf
    document date none

Divorce Court Documents25 documents

3301(c) Consent Divorce7 documents

  • Affidavit of Consent.pdf
    document date none
  • Counter-Affidavit 3301(c).pdf
    document date none
  • Waiver of Notice.pdf
    document date none
  • Notice of Intention to Request 3301(c) Decree.pdf
    document date none
  • Praecipe to Transmit.pdf
    document date none
  • Divorce Decree.pdf
    document date none
  • Notice to Resume Prior Name.pdf
    document date none

3301(d) Non-Consent8 documents

  • Affidavit under 3301(d).pdf
    document date none
  • Affidavit of Non Military Service.pdf
    document date none
  • Notice of Intention to Request 3301(d) Decree.pdf
    document date none
  • Counter-Affidavit 3301(d).pdf
    document date none
  • 3301(d) Certificate of Service.pdf
    document date none
  • Praecipe to Transmit.pdf
    document date none
  • Divorce Decree.pdf
    document date none
  • Notice to Resume Prior Name.pdf
    document date none

Divorce Documents for All Filings8 documents

  • Notice to Defend and Claim Rights and Complaint under Section 3301(c) or (d) of the Divorce Code.pdf
    document date none
  • Confidential Information Form.pdf
    document date none
  • Abuse Victim Addendum.pdf
    document date none
  • Order and Petition to Proceed In Forma Pauperis.pdf
    document date none
  • Entry of Appearance of Self-Represented Party.pdf
    document date none
  • Acceptance of Service.pdf
    document date none
  • Affidavit of Service.pdf
    document date none
  • Praecipe to Reinstate the Complaint.pdf
    document date none

Instructions2 documents

  • Bedford County Divorce Procedure.pdf
    document date none
  • Public Access Policy Information Sheet for Divorce.pdf
    document date none

Fee Schedule3 documents

  • Orphans Court Fee Schedule.pdf
    document date none
  • 2024 Prothonotary Fee Schedule.pdf
    document date 01-16-2024
  • 2024 Clerk of Courts Fee Schedule.pdf
    document date 05-31-2024

Language and Interpreter Information10 documents

  • Notice of Language Rights.pdf
    document date none
  • Interpreter Request - Civil Family.pdf
    document date none
  • Interpreter Request - Criminal.pdf
    document date none
  • Interpreter Request Notice - MDJ.pdf
    document date none
  • Language Services Complaint Form.pdf
    document date none
  • Language/Interpreter Complaint Procedure.pdf
    document date none
  • Interpreter Waiver Form - Common Pleas.pdf
    document date none
  • Language Access Brochure English.pdf
    document date none
  • Bedford 2020 Approved LAP (1YearReview).pdf
    document date none
  • Pennsylvania Courts Language Services Complaint (Bilingual Spanish) 5.17.22 (Fillable).pdf
    document date none

Request for Transcripts4 documents

  • Adm. Order No. 4 for 2016 - Request for Transcripts and Transcript Costs Payable by a Requesting Party.pdf
    document date none
  • Directions to Request Transcript revised 3-10-17.pdf
    document date none
  • Request for Transcript or Copy.pdf
    document date none
  • Petition to Waive All or a Portion of Transcript Costs.pdf
    document date none