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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 19-658




Local Rule of Civil Procedure L1301; No. 2019-1173

[49 Pa.B. 2226]
[Saturday, May 4, 2019]

And Now, this 29th day of March, 2019, The Court Hereby Approves, Adopts and Promulgates Mercer County Local Rule of Civil Procedure L1301, effective thirty (30) days after the date publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, pursuant to Rule 103(c) of the Pennsylvania Rules of Judicial Procedure, and Rule 239 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure.

 It is further Ordered and Directed that the Court Administrator of Mercer County shall file one (1) certified copy each of these orders with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, furnish two (2) certified copies each to the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, and file one certified copy with the Civil Procedural Rules Committee.

 It is further Ordered and Directed that this Rule shall be kept continuously available for public inspection and copying in the Office of the Prothonotary of Mercer County. Upon request and payment of reasonable costs of reproduction and mailing, these offices shall furnish to any person a copy of these Administrative Orders. This order shall be published in the Mercer County Law Journal.

By the Court

President Judge


Rule L1301. Scope.

 All cases which are now or later at issue where the amount in controversy shall be thirty-five thousand dollars ($35,000) or less, exclusive of interest and costs, except those involving title to real estate, shall be submitted to and be heard by a board of arbitrators consisting of three (3) members of the Bar in active practice in this county.

 [Adopted March 29, 2019, effective 30 days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.]

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 19-658. Filed for public inspection May 3, 2019, 9:00 a.m.]

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