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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 08-1187



Adoption of Rule 502.1; Rules Doc. No. 2008-1-PJ

[38 Pa.B. 3488]
[Saturday, June 28, 2008]

Order of Court

   And Now, to-wit, this 10th day of June, 2008, pursuant to action of the Board of Judges, the within new Local Rule 502.1 affecting the Civil Division of the Court of Common Please is adopted, effective thirty (30) days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

By the Court

President Judge

Local Rule 502.1. Notice of Change of Ownership of Property. Change of Address. Withdrawal or Substitution of Counsel.

   (1)  If at any time during the course of an appeal filed pursuant to Local Rules 503 or 504 ownership of the property at issue is transferred, changed, or altered in any way, the property owner listed of record in the appeal is required to file notice of the transfer/change/alteration with the Department of Court Records, Civil Division (FORM 502.1) (see subsection (2) below). The Notice shall provide the following information:

   (a)  The name(s) and address(es) of the new owner(s) of the property;

   (b)  The type of transfer/change/alteration (e.g., property sold, joint tenant added); and

   (c)  The date of the transfer/change/alteration.

   Note:  An appeal to the Board of Viewers is an appeal to the Court of Common Pleas. See Local Rule 503(9). See Pa.R.C.P. 1012 for notice requirements when there is a withdrawal or substitution of counsel. See Pa.R.C.P. 440 and Local Rule 440 for requirements of service of legal papers.


FORM 502.1 Change of Ownership. Change of Address.


Department of Court Records, Civil Division
First Floor, City County Building
414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


   (1)  The names(s) and address(es) of the new owner(s) of the property is (are): __________

   (2)  The ownership of the property that is the subject of the referenced assessment appeal has been changed, as follows (e.g., property sold, joint tenant added, etc.): __________

   (3)  The date of the transfer/change/alteration was: __________

Dated:  ______   Signed:  __________

   Editor's Note: Adopted June 5, 2008, effective _____ , 2008.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 08-1187. Filed for public inspection June 27, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]

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