PETITION FOR EXPEDITED RELIEF - CUSTODY INSTRUCTION SHEET A Petition for Expedited Relief can be filed in situations that are not emergencies but when you are in need of immediate review by the court. Expedited Relief provides a quick decision on a small part of the case. You may want to file for Expedited Relief if: you are being denied access to the child(ren), there is a time sensitive situation such as medical or educational needs, or the other party has changed the custody arrangement and you are not in agreement.
1. Complete the Domestic Relations Information Sheet with as much information as you have.
2. Complete, date and sign the Petition for Expedited Relief. (detailed instructions included)
3. The filing fee for a Petition for Expedited Relief can be found on the Courts Website at http://fjd.phila.gov/pdf/prothyfees.pdf. If you c