FOREST AND WARREN COUNTIES
Adoption of Local Rule of Civil Procedure Pertaining to Pro Se Filings; Misc. 31 of 2005
[35 Pa.B. 4709]
And Now, this 2nd day of August, 2005, It Is Ordered that the annexed Local Rule of Civil Procedure for the 37th Judicial District composed of Forest and Warren Counties pertaining to pro se filings be, and the same hereby is, promulgated herewith, to become effective on the 30th day following publication of this rule in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.
The Court Administrator of the 37th Judicial District is directed to:
1. File seven (7) certified copies of this Order with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.
2. File two (2) certified copies and one disk copy with the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.
3. File one (1) certified copy with the Civil Procedural Rules Committee.
4. File one (1) copy with the Prothonotaries of the Court of the 37th Judicial District.
By the Court
PAUL H. MILLIN,
Rule L200.2. Pro Se Filings.
The Prothonotary shall forward a copy of all documents filed by individuals who are represented by counsel of record to that attorney.
Filings that are not in compliance with the law, rule of court or the appropriate fee schedule shall be duly noted and forwarded immediately to the office of the Court Administrator. The Court Administrator, after consulting with the Court, shall notify the individual of the deficiency in the filing.
The notice shall be as follows:NOTICE. YOU HAVE FILED A DOCUMENT WITH THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF FOREST/WARREN COUNTY THAT IS NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE LAW, RULE OF COURT OR FEE SCHEDULE. YOU ARE ADVISED THAT YOUR FAILURE TO COMPLY MAY RESULT IN PREJUDICE TO YOUR RIGHTS OR CLAIM. YOU SHOULD CONSULT A LAWYER IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CANNOT AFFORD A LAWYER YOU SHOULD CONTACT THE FOLLOWING AGENCIES TO OBTAIN LEGAL HELP:PA Lawyer Referral Services
PA Bar Association
100 South Street
Harrisburg, PA 17108
Phone (800) 692-7375Northwestern Legal Services
213 Third Avenue
Warren, PA 16365
Phone (800) 665-6957IF YOU DESIRE TO REPRESENT YOURSELF OR DO NOT QUALIFY FOR FREE COUNSEL YOU ARE INSTRUCTED THAT YOU MUST BRING YOUR FILING INTO COMPLIANCE WITH THE LAW, RULE OF COURT OR FEE SCHEDULE YOU HAVE VIOLATED OR YOUR RIGHTS OR CLAIM MAY BE PREJUDICED.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT OF 1990The Court of Common Pleas of Forest/Warren County is required by law to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990. For information about accessible facilities and reasonable accommodations available to disabled individuals having business before the Court, please contact the Court Administrator's Office. All arrangements must be made at least 72 hours prior to any hearing or business before the Court. You must attend the scheduled conference or hearing.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 05-1555. Filed for public inspection August 19, 2005, 9:00 a.m.]
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