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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 97-1848




Rules of the Court of Common Pleas No. 95-1387 Civil Term

[27 Pa.B. 6075]

Order of Court

   And Now, this 7th day of November, 1997, the following Rules of the Court of Common Pleas of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, are hereby promulgated and adopted for use, effective January 1, 1998, or thirty (30) days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

   Pursuant to Pa.R.C.P. 239, the Court Administrator is directed to forward seven (7) certified copies of this order to the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, two (2) certified copies to the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin together with a diskette, formatted in Word Perfect 6.1 for Windows reflecting the text in the hard copy version, one (1) copy to the Supreme Court Civil Procedural Rules Committee and/or the Supreme Court Domestic Relations Committee, and one (1) copy to the Cumberland Law Journal.

By the Court

President Judge

Notice to Defend

   Rule 1018.1-1.  As provided by Pennsylvania Rule of Civil Procedure No. 1018.1, the following officer is designated to be named in the Notice to Defend in order to find out where legal help can be obtained: Cumberland County Bar Association, 2 Liberty Avenue, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, (717) 249-3166.

   Note:  This rule was formerly Rule 327. Adopted June 13, 1975, effective July 1, 1975. Amended October 31, 1997, effective January 1, 1998.

   Rule 206-2.

   (a)  All motions and petitions shall be initially presented to the Prothonotary, who shall transmit same to the Court Administrator for assignment to a judge for disposition. The motion or petition shall name each judge who has ruled upon any other issue in the same or related matter, and shall specify the issue.

   (b)  All motions and petitions submitted to the court shall be in writing and shall prominently indicate the individual attorney responsible for the matter. Where that attorney is not the one who personally submits the papers, the names of both attorneys shall be clearly indicated.

   (c)  All motions and petitions shall contain a paragraph indicating that the concurrence of any opposing counsel of record was sought, and the response of said counsel; provided, that this requirement shall not apply to preliminary objections, motions for judgment on the pleadings, motions for summary judgment, petitions to open or strike judgments, motions for post-trial relief, suppression motions, motions to quash or dismiss informations, PCRA petitions, habeas corpus petitions challenging the sufficiency or evidence at preliminary hearings, and post-sentence motions.

   Note:  Section (a) changes former practice. Section (b) is derived from former Rule 206-2. Section (c) is an addition to Rule 206-2.

   Adopted June 17, 1976, effective July 1, 1976; amended November 27, 1985, effeccive January 1, 1986; amended as to sub (a) April 1, 1995, effective April 30, 1995; Amended as to sub (c) October 31, 1997, effective January 1, 1998.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 97-1848. Filed for public inspection November 21, 1997, 9:00 a.m.]

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