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(1) A petition for a Gun Violence Protection Order may be filed by a family or household member of a respondent, a school official, any law enforcement officer, or any attorney for the Commonwealth.
(2) A petition shall:
(a) Allege that the respondent presents an imminent threat of harm to others or to respondent's own self by having a firearm in respondent's possession custody or control;
(b) Be accompanied by an affidavit stating the specific statements, actions, or facts that give rise to a reasonable belief that the respondent presents an imminent threat of harm to respondent's own self or to others;
(c) Identify the number, types, and locations of any firearms the petitioner believes to be in the respondent's possession, custody, or control;
(d) Identify whether there is a known existing Protection Order governing the respondent, under 23 Pa. C.S. §§ 6101 to 6122, 42 Pa. C.S. §§ 62A01 to 62A20, or under any other applicable statute;
(e) Identify whether there is a pending lawsuit, complaint, petition, or other action between the parties to the petition in any federal, state or local court; and
(f) State the petitioner's address or state that disclosure of the petitioner's address would risk harm to the petitioner or any member of the petitioner's family or household. If the petitioner has not disclosed an address under this subsection, the petitioner must designate an alternative address at which the respondent may serve notice of any hearing or other actions. If the petitioner is a law enforcement officer, a school official, an attorney for the Commonwealth, the address of record shall be that of the agency.
(3) If the petitioner is a law enforcement officer, the law enforcement officer shall make a good faith effort to provide notice to a family or household member of the respondent and to any known third party who may be at risk of violence.
(4) No fees for filing or service of process may be charged by the Court or any public agency to petitioners seeking relief under this Chapter, unless otherwise provided by applicable law, or Court rule or procedure.