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The Lycoming Law Library holds "Bisel's Pennsylvania local domestic relations rules of court : the collected local domestic relations court rules and forms." Central Region of Pennsylvania. The call number is R346.748 BIS 2009. Note that this is a Reference item, meaning that it cannot be checked out of the Library, but that copies can be made.

CustodyLycoming County rules begin on page 455 [the yellow sticky] with Actions for Support, and continue on page 466 with Rules for Action of Divorce or Annulment of Marriage.

Custody as defined by Pennsylvania statute at 23 PaCSA ยง5302 is Legal, Partial, Physical or Shared.

Legal custody is the right to make major decisions affecting the beat interests of the minor child.

Partial custody is the right to takes possession of a child from the custodial parent for a certain period of time.

Physical custody is possession and control of the child. Shared custody assures the child of frequent and continuing contact with both parents.

In Pennsylvania, “Visitation” does NOT include the right to remove the minor child from control of the custodial parent.

There is a Lycoming County Complaint for Custody Self-Help Kit . The document was revised in July, 2010.

There is a Lycoming County Self-Help Custody Stipulation Kit. The document was last revised in July, 2010.

There is a Lycoming County Petition for Modification of a Custody Order Self-Help Kit. It was last revised in July 2010.

There is a Lycoming County Petition for Contempt of Custody Order Self-Help Kit, last revised in July 20,2010.

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