Benchbook 3rd Edition
The Pennsylvania Dependency Benchbook, 3rd edition is a comprehensive reference guide designed to assist family court judges and child dependency practitioners in the process of helping abused and neglected children and their families. The Benchbook was written by Pennsylvania judges for Pennsylvania judges.
The document is a comprehensive resource that combines Pennsylvania law, organized pragmatically to allow quick and efficient use, with a series of state and national best practices that will provide judges and practitioners, from the least to most experienced, with the best possible information to support children and families safely.
Download the Interactive Benchbook (.pdf 3.54 MB) Click on each Chapter in the Table of Contents to be guided directly to that Chapter. To easily return to the Table of Contents, click the icon in the top right corner.