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Pennsylvania Juvenile Delinquency

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Primary source materials like statutes, court rules, and caselaw should also be consulted; see the PA Law guides for how to access primary source materials.

Juvenile delinquency can overlap with criminal law. For resources on criminal law, see the Pennsylvania Criminal Law guide.

Records Expungement

Those interested in juvenile records expungement may want to look at the following:

Philadelphia Courts - Family Division, Juvenile Court
Includes Juvenile Expungement Petition. See Forms > Expungement.

Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania - Juvenile Delinquency Forms
Includes forms for expungement.

Five County Juvenile Court Practice Pennsylvania Bar Institute
See Chapter 1, Part III: Philadelphia County Juvenile Delinquency Records - Handbook and Expungement Guide.
Also includes sample expungement petitions for Bucks and Montgomery counties.

Pennsylvania Juvenile Delinquency & Dependency Law Bisel
See § 5.2.15 Expungement of Record.

Current Issues for Child Advocates
See Chapter 3 Section 2: Expungement of Juvenile Records.
Includes forms. Library has annual volumes: 1998-present.