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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 00-876




Rules of Court of Common Pleas; No. RD-1 of 2000 Rules Docket

[30 Pa.B. 2579]

Order of Court

   And Now, to-wit, this 18th day of April, 2000, pursuant to action of the Board of Judges, the within local Rule 440 affecting the Civil Division of the Court of Common Pleas is adopted, effective thirty (30) days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

By the Court

President Judge

Local Rule 440

Certificate of Service

   (1)  Copies of all legal papers other than original process that are required to be served on each party to the action pursuant to Pa.R.C.P. No. 440, shall include a Certificate of Service, which sets forth the date and manner of service.

   (2)  The Certificate of Service shall set forth the name of an attorney of record for each of the parties that is represented by counsel and the address at which service was made.


   The mere statement ''Service upon all counsel of record'' is not acceptable.

   (3)  If any parties are not represented by counsel, the Certificate of Service shall identify the party as being unrepresented by using a ''pro se'' designation and shall set forth the address at which service was made.

   (4)  The address listed in the Certificate of Service may be an e-mail address or telephone number used for a facsimile transmission where service was made in this fashion provided that such service is authorized under the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 00-876. Filed for public inspection May 26, 2000, 9:00 a.m.]

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