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Protection from Abuse Orders in Pa.

 

Last updated 10/29/2020 at 1:01pm

Graphic by PA Courts InfoShare

The infographic above highlights 2019 court data including the statewide number of PFAs filed over the last five years, the top 10 counties with the highest number of PFA filings and the percentages of PFA case outcomes.

Over 39,000 new protection from Abuse (PFA) orders were filed statewide in 2019. A PFA is a civil court order that protects victims of domestic violence, providing relief from abuse by an intimate partner, family or household member.

The infographic above highlights 2019 court data including the statewide number of PFAs filed over the last five years, the top 10 counties with the highest number of PFA filings and the percentages of PFA case outcomes.

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