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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 06-2052


Title 255--LOCAL


Adoption of New Local Rules of Court--2002; No. CP-03-AD-0000189-2002

[36 Pa.B. 6375]
[Saturday, October 21, 2006]


   And Now, this 3rd day of October, 2006, it is hereby Ordered that subsection (b) of Local Orphans' Court Rule 1.2C shall be amended and supplemented to read as follows:

(b)  In addition to the items required by Pa.O.C. Rule 3.4(b), a petitioner shall attach to the petition true and correct copies of all wills, deeds, contracts, and other instruments pertaining thereto. The petition shall state the place, if any, where the instruments may be found of record. The petition shall state whether or not a similar petition has been filed with or presented to any other court in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and, if it has, the result thereof. In the case of a petition for the settlement of a small estate, an original copy of the decedent's death certificate shall be attached thereto.

   It is further Ordered that Local Orphans' Court Rule 14.1G be amended and supplemented to read as follows:

Rule 14.1G  Form of Annual Reports. Failure of Guardian to File Inventory or Annual Report. Procedure.
(a)  The annual reports required by 20 Pa.C.S. § 5521(c) shall be in such form as prescribed by the Clerk.
(b)  In the event a guardian of an estate fails to timely file an inventory as required by 20 Pa.C.S. § 5521(b), or in the event any guardian fails to timely file an annual report as required by 20 Pa.C.S. § 5521(c), the Clerk shall so notify the Court. Thereafter, the Clerk shall give written notice of such failure to such persons and in such manner as the Court may direct.

   It is further Ordered that the Court Administrator take all steps required by Pa.O.C.R. No. 1.2 in connection with the Local Rules of Civil Procedure in connection with the publication, distribution and dissemination of the amendments and supplements provided for herein.

   It is lastly Ordered that the amendments and supplements provided for herein shall be effective thirty (30) days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

By the Court

President Judge

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 06-2052. Filed for public inspection October 20, 2006, 9:00 a.m.]

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