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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 97-1072



Amended Rule; Local Rule 216 Continuances: Absence of Witness or Attorney; Civil Division No. 1133 of 1997, G. D.

[27 Pa.B. 3213]


   And Now, this 9th day of June 1997, it is hereby Ordered and Decreed that Fayette County Rule of Civil Procedure 216, subsection c(4) is repealed and the new subsection c(4) is hereby adopted as follows. This amendment shall be effective 30 days after the publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

   The Prothonotary of Fayette County is Ordered and Directed to do the following:

   (1)  File seven (7) certified copies of this Order and Amended Rule with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.

   (2)  File two (2) certified copies of this Order and Amended Rule with the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

   (3)  File one (1) certified copy of this Order and Amended Rule with the Pennsylvania Civil Rules Committee.

   (4)  Forward one (1) copy for publication in the Fayette Legal Journal.

   (5)  Forward one (1) copy to the Fayette County Law Library.

   (6)  Keep continuously available for public inspection copies of this Order and Amended Rule.

By the Court

President Judge

Rule 216.  Continuances: Absence of Witness or Attorney

   c(4)  Counsel must obtain from the Court at least three dates available to all parties and all counsel for the continued hearing. Alternately, each counsel may provide a list of the dates counsel or counsel's client is unavailable during the three month period following the date the motion for continuance is presented.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 97-1072. Filed for public inspection July 3, 1997, 9:00 a.m.]

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