Landlord-Tenant Appeals

We strongly suggest that you do not wait until the last day to file an appeal. Contact our office by phone or in-person to get information about appealing an eviction decision. Your filing fee may be waived.

Please contact the Prothonotary Office at 610-278-3361 for more information on how to appeal an eviction. 

Residents applying for financial assistance relative to their appeal should arrive before 1 p.m.

Procedure information:

Eviction Help   ---  Servicios para evitar el desahucio [text-only version]

How to Appeal Evictions ---- Cómo pueden los inquilinos apelar el desahucio

Supplemental Eviction Instructions


Appeal form

Supreme Court Cover Sheet

Filing fee: $294.50, to be paid for with cash, money order, or cashier's check. 

For financial assistance: In Forma Pauperis (IFP) form

If filing appeal more than 10 days from Magisterial District Judge's eviction decision, click here for nunc pro tunc form


To be connected with health and human services in Montgomery County: Community Connections (610) 278-3522

Your Way Home Emergency Rent and Utility Coalition

Landlord-Tenant Forum Video
Thumbnail image for the Landlord Tenant  Forum video Opens in new windowLandlord-Tenant Forum addressing assistance for renters as well as eviction hearing procedures and appeals with Commissioner Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, Prothonotary Noah Marlier, District Judge Kate McGill, and NAACP leaders Diana Robertson and Eddie Graham.

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA

625 Swede Street, Norristown

(610) 275-5400

To apply online, please visit 

Montgomery Bar Association

Lawyer Referral Service

100 W. Airy Street, Norristown

(610) 279-9660 (select Option 3)

Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania

P.O. Box 558, Fort Washington, PA 19034

Direct: (267) 419-8918