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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 04-2062


Title 255--LOCAL


Rule 430 Service by Publication; No. 2004-J-60

[34 Pa.B. 6239]


   Now, this 29th day of October, 2004, It Is Ordered that Rule 430 of the Lehigh County Rules of Civil Procedure, in and for the 31st Judicial District of Pennsylvania composed of Lehigh County, be, and the same is, amended to read as set forth as follows, said amendment to become effective on the 30th day following publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

   The Court Administrator of Lehigh County is directed to:

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

   2.  File two (2) certified copies and one disk copy with the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

   3.  File one (1) certified copy with the Civil Procedural Rules Committee of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

   4.  File one (1) copy with the Clerk of Courts of the Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas.

By the Court

President Judge

Rule 430 Service by Publication

   (1)  Every motion for a special order directing the method of service pursuant to Pa.R.C.P. 430 shall be accompanied by a cover sheet in the form set forth as Appendix 1 of these rules.

   (2)  The Lehigh Law Journal shall be the legal periodical for the publication of all notices.

Appendix 1
File Number:

   Counsel for the moving party has attempted the following efforts marked with an ''X'':


      ______ Attempted Sheriff service to all known addresses

      ______ Examination of motor vehicle records

      ______ Penn Dot's Forms DL-503 and 503B (need both forms) (may obtain forms from Penn Dot's website)

      ______ Inquiry of postal authority

      ______ Examination of local phone directories

Discretionary Efforts:

      ______ Examination of local tax records

      ______ Examination of voter registration records

      ______ Inquiry of relatives, neighbors, friends and employers of defendant(s)

      ______ Other:




   The court will not consider a motion for special service pursuant to Pa.R.C.P. 430 (a) until an affidavit is submitted to Chambers indicating that all prerequisites have been attempted, and at least on discretionary effort.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 04-2062. Filed for public inspection November 19, 2004, 9:00 a.m.]

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