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231 Pa. Code Rule 1910.5. Complaint. Order of Court.

Rule 1910.5. Complaint. Order of Court.

 (a)  The complaint shall be substantially in the form provided by Rule 1910.27(a).

 (b)  The complaint shall not contain a notice to defend or be endorsed with a notice to plead.

   Official Note

   Neither Rule 1018.1 nor Rule 1361 applies to a complaint in an action for support.

 (c) An order shall be attached at the front of the complaint directing the defendant to appear before an officer for a conference at the time and place directed by the court. The order shall be substantially in the form provided by Rule 1910.27(b) and must include notice that a child support order may be entered against either party without regard to which party initiated the action.

   Official Note

   For service of original process in support matters, see Rule 1930.4.


   The provisions of this Rule 1910.5 amended May 31, 2000, effective July 1, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 3155; amended August 26, 2011, effective November 1, 2011, 41 Pa.B. 4847. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (293833) to (293834).

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