Fayette County Civil Rules: 212.5 and 205.2(b); No. 1271 of 2010 GD
[40 Pa.B. 2935]
[Saturday, June 5, 2010]
And Now, this 20th day of May, 2010, pursuant to Pa.R.C.P. Sec 239, it is hereby directed that Local Rule 212.5 is hereby rescinded, effective 30 days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin; and a new Fayette County Civil Rule 205.2(b) is hereby proposed.
With regard to Fayette County Civil Rule 212.5, the Prothonotary is directed as follows:
(1) Seven certified copies this order shall be filed with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
(2) Two certified copies and diskette of the Local Rules shall be distributed to the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.
(3) One certified copy of this order shall be sent to the State Civil Procedural Rules Committee.
(4) One certified copy shall be sent to the Fayette County Law Library and the Editor of the Fayette Legal Journal.
In accordance with Pa.R.C.P. Sec. 239.1, the proposed Fayette County Rule of Civil Procedure 205.2(b) is to be hereby processed by the Fayette County District Court Administrator in accordance with Pa.R.C.P. 239.8, and shall become effective upon publication on the AOPC web site at http://ujsportal.pacourts.us/.
By the Court
GERALD R. SOLOMON,
CIVIL COVER SHEET
A party commencing an action by summons, complaint, pleading or other document used to commence a new civil action filed in the Prothonotary is required to attach a duly completed cover sheet in the form set forth as follows. The cover sheet may also be obtained in the in Office of the Prothonotary of Fayette County or printed from the webpage of the Administrative Office of Fayette County Courts found at http://www.co.fayette.pa.us.
Court of Common Pleas of Fayette County
Civil Cover Sheet
For Prothonotary Use only (Docket Number)
A. PLAINTIFF'S NAME: DEFENDANT'S NAME: PLANTIFF'S ADDRESS & TELEPHONE NUMBER: DEFENDANT'S ADDRESS & TELEPHONE NUMBER: PLAINTIFF'S NAME: DEFENDANT'S NAME: PLANTIFF'S ADDRESS & TELEPHONE NUMBER: DEFENDANT'S ADDRESS & TELEPHONE NUMBER: TOTAL NUMBER OF PLAINTIFFS TOTAL NUMBER OF DEFENDANT'S
B. AMOUNT IN CONTROVERSY
_____ $50,000 or less
_____ More than $50,000
C. COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION
_____ 1. Complaint
_____ 2. Writ of Summons
_____ 3. Notice of Appeal
_____ 4. Petition Action
_____ 5. Arbitration
D. CASE PROCESS
_____ 6. Jury
_____ 7. Non Jury
_____ 8. Class Action
_____ 9. For Order
E. CODE AND CASE TYPE (See Instructions) F. STATUTORY BASIS FOR CAUSE OF ACTION (See Instructions) G. RELATED PENDING CASES
(List by Docket Number - Indicate whether the related cases have been consolidated)
H. TO THE PROTHONOTARY:
Kindly enter my appearance on behalf of Plaintiff/Petitioner/Appellant. Papers may be served at the address set forth below.
NAME OF PLAINTIFF'S/APPELLANT'S ATTORNEY
ADDRESS PHONE NUMBER SUPREME COURT
E-MAIL ADDRESS: FAX NO. (OPTIONAL - FOR SERVICE):
DATE: _________________ SIGNATURE: _________________
Instructions for Completing Civil Cover Sheet
The attorney (or pro se party) filing a case shall complete the form as follows:
Enter names (last, first, middle initial) of plaintiff and defendant. If the plaintiff or defendant is a government agency or corporation, use the full name of the agency or corporation. In the event there are more than two plaintiff's and/or two defendants, list the additional parties on a separate sheet of paper. Husband and wife should be listed as separate parties.
ii. Parties' Addresses and Telephone Numbers
Enter the address and telephone numbers of the parties at the time of filing of the action. If any party is a corporation, enter the address and telephone number of the registered office of the corporation.
iii. Number of Plaintiffs/Defendants
Indicate the total number of plaintiffs and the total number of defendants in the action.
B. Amount in Controversy
Check the appropriate box. Indicate whether an Assessment of Damages Hearing is required.
C. Commencement of Action
Indicate type of document to be filed to initiate the action.
Indicate whether the case is an arbitration, jury or non-jury case. Check any other appropriate boxes. If the action will require the entry of an Order approving a minor/incapacitated person's compromise, wrongful death or survival action, check the appropriate box.
E. Type of Action - Case Type
Select and insert the applicable case type and code from the following list.
Case Type Code
Case Type Code
TORT (do not include Mass Tort)
201 - Intentional
202 - Malicious Prosecution
203 - Motor Vehicle
204 - Nuisance
205 - Premises Liability
206 - Product Liability (does not include mass tort)
207 - Slander/Libel/Defamation
208 - Other:
211 - Asbestos
212 - Tobacco
213 - Toxic Tort - DES
214 - Toxic Tort - Implant
215 - Toxic Waste
216 - Other:
221 - Dental
222 - Legal
223 - Medical
224 - Other Professional:
CONTRACT (do not include Judgments)
231 - Buyer Plaintiff
232 - Debt Collection: Credit Card
233 - Debt Collection: Other
234 - Employment Dispute:
235 - Employment Dispute: Other
236 - Other:
241 - Ejectment
242 - Eminent Domain/Condemnation
243 - Ground Rent
244 - Landlord/Tenant Dispute
245 - Mortgage Foreclosure
246 - Partition
247 - Quiet Title
248 - Other:
251 - Board of Assessment
252 - Board of Elections
253 - Dept. of Transportation
254 - Zoning Board
255 - Statutory Appeal: Other
256 - MDJ - Landlord/Tenant
257 - MDJ - Money Judgment
258 - Other:
261 - Common Law/Statutory Arbitration
262 - Declaratory Judgment
263 - Mandamus
264 - Non-Domestic Relations
265 - Restraining Order
266 - Quo Warranto
267 - Replevin
116 - Name Change
268 - Other:
Code Case Type Code Case Type Code Case Type DOMESTIC 104 - Custody 106 - Divorce 111 - PFA
F. Statutory Basis for Cause of Action
If the action is commenced pursuant to statutory authority (''Petition Action''), the specific statute must be cited.
G. Related Pending Cases
All previously filed related cases must be identified. Indicated whether they have been consolidated by Court Order or Stipulation.
H. Plaintiff's/Appellant's/Petitioner's Attorney - Entry of Appearance
The name of filing party's attorney must be inserted, together with the other required information. Unrepresented filers must provide their name, address, telephone number and signature. Providing the fax number shall authorize the service of legal papers by facsimile transmission. See Pa.R.C.P. 440(d).
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 10-1029. Filed for public inspection June 4, 2010, 9:00 a.m.]
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