PETITION FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF - CUSTODY INSTRUCTION SHEET A Petition for Emergency Relief can be filed when the child is at risk of or in immediate physical danger, or has been or is about to be removed from the Court's jurisdiction. Also, this petition can be filed if the other parent of the child has been charged with certain violent crimes. These crimes can include but are not limited to: homicide, aggravated assault, terroristic threats, stalking, false imprisonment, arson or contempt.
1. Complete the Domestic Relations Information Sheet with as much information as you have.
2. Complete, date and sign the Petition for Emergency Relief. (detailed instructions included)
3. The filing fee for a Petition for Emergency Relief can be found on the Courts Website at http://fjd.phila.gov/pdf/prothyfees.pdf. If you cannot pay the filing fee you m