Promulgation of Local Rule 1915.3; 859-2014
[44 Pa.B. 5457]
[Saturday, August 16, 2014]
Order of the Court
And Now, this 29th day of July, 2014, it is hereby Ordered and Decreed that Venango County Local Rule 1915.3 is amended as set forth hereinafter. This rule shall be continuously available for public inspection and copying in the office of the Prothonotary. Upon request and payment of reasonable costs of reproduction and mailing, the Prothonotary shall furnish to any person a copy of any local rule. The said local rule shall become effective thirty (30) days after the date of the publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.
OLIVER J. LOBAUGH,
Local Domestic Relations Rules—Venango County
Rule 1915.3. Commencement of Action. Complaint. Order.
Each complaint for custody or petition to modify custody shall contain the following order:
________________ , ) In the Court of Common Pleas of Plaintiff ) Venango County, Pennsylvania ) v. ) Civil Action - Law ) ________________ , ) Defendant ) Civ. No. - 20____
ORDER OF COURT
You, ______ , have been sued in Court to (OBTAIN) (MODIFY) (shared legal custody) (sole legal custody) (partial physical custody) (primary physical custody) (shared physical custody) (sole physical custody) (supervised physical custody) of the following children:
______ , Esquire, is appointed conciliator for the purpose of conducting a conference with respect to the issues raised in the petition. The conciliator shall conduct such a conference and shall report to the Court as to whether or not the issues raised in the Petition are capable of resolution by agreement between the parties. The conciliator shall confer with the parties and make every effort to achieve negotiated resolutions of the issues raised in the Petition. No testimony will be taken at the conciliation conference. The parties should bring with them any relevant expert reports. If no such resolution can be achieved, the conciliator shall so report to the Court. He/she shall also submit an interim proposed Order which shall include a date before a judge.
You are ordered to appear for a custody conciliation conference which has been fixed for the ______ day of ______ , 20____ , at ____ __ .m., at the Lawyer's Conference Room on the Second Floor of the Venango County Courthouse, Franklin, Pennsylvania.
If you fail to appear as provided by this Order, an Order for legal or physical custody may be entered against you or the Court may issue a warrant for your arrest.
You must file with the court a verification regarding any criminal record or abuse history regarding you and anyone living in your household on or before the initial in-person contact with the court (including, but not limited to, a conference with a conference officer or judge or conciliation), but not later than 30 days after service of the complaint or petition, whichever first occurs. These forms are available at the Prothonotary's Office on the First Floor of the Venango County Courthouse, Franklin, Pennsylvania.
All parties are directed to attend the court-approved seminar ''Venango County Co-Parenting Cooperative.'' Each party is directed to contact LeGoullon Counseling Services at (814) 657-2067 or email@example.com to schedule a date and time for that party to attend the seminar and make payment arrangements.
No party may make a change in the residence of any child which significantly impairs the ability of the other party to exercise custodial rights without first complying with all of the applicable provisions of 23 Pa.C.S. § 5337 and Pa.R.C.P. No. 1915.17 regarding relocation.
YOU SHOULD TAKE THIS PAPER TO YOUR LAWYER AT ONCE. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A LAWYER OR CANNOT AFFORD ONE, GO TO OR TELEPHONE THE OFFICE SET FORTH BELOW TO FIND OUT WHERE YOU CAN GET LEGAL HELP.
NORTHWESTERN LEGAL SERVICES
1001 State Street
700 Renaissance Centre
Erie, Pennsylvania 16501-1833
Telephone: (800) 665-6957
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990
The Court of Common Pleas of Venango 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 at (814) 432-9610. 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.
NOTICE TO INCARCERATED PARTIES AND PARTIES WHO DESIRE TO OBTAIN THE TESTIMONY OF AN INCARCERATED INDIVIDUAL
An incarcerated individual has a right to apply to the court for a writ of habeas corpus ad testificandum to enable him or her to participate in a hearing in this matter. Any party who desires that an incarcerated individual testify at the hearing in this matter also has a right to apply to the court for a writ of habeas corpus ad testificandum to enable the incarcerated person to testify.
BY THE COURT,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 14-1726. Filed for public inspection August 15, 2014, 9:00 a.m.]
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