PFA Office of Luzerne County

PFA Office of Luzerne County Courts


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General Information
Description of ServiceA PFA order is a civil court petition designed to place restrictions on an abuser, such as a prohibition of any contact, and penalize them for violations with fines, probation or jail time. A person can file a "no hit" PFA, which would levy penalties if the abuser harasses, threatens, or touches them, or a full "no contact" PFA that restricts any contact whatsoever.
LocationLuzerne
Geographical AreaLuzerne County
TerritoryLuzerne County
Intake ProcedureContact the office.
Helpful TipsFor after hours emergency PFA's, contact the DVCS at 570-823-7312 or 1-800-424-5600.
 
Client Information
EligibilityThose who can file a PFA are limited to spouses and ex-spouses, parents and children, persons related by blood or marriage, current or former sexual or intimate partners, and same-sex couples.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday to Friday; 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 Courthouse 2nd Floor
Physical Site Address 2 200 N River Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Main Phone 570-826-3032
Fax 570-820-6395
Web Address https://www.luzernecounty.org/
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Luzerne County Court System
Affiliated Program: PFA Office of Luzerne County Courts
This Service: PFA Office of Luzerne County
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Emergency Protective Orders (FT-6940.1900-200)
Protective/Restraining Orders (FT-6940)