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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 06-2058



Amendment to Local Rule of Civil Procedure 1301*. Scope; 2006-00001

[36 Pa.B. 6402]
[Saturday, October 21, 2006]


   And Now, this 2nd day of October, 2006, the Court approves and adopts the Amendment to Montgomery County Local Rule of Civil Procedure 1301*--Scope. The Amendment shall become effective thirty days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

   The Court Administrator is directed to publish this Order once in the Montgomery County Law Reporter and in The Legal Intelligencer. In further conformity with Pa.R.C.P. 239, seven (7) certified copies of the within Order shall be filed by the Court Administrator with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts. Two (2) certified copies shall be distributed to the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. One (1) certified copy shall be filed with the Civil Procedural Rules Committee. One (1) copy shall be filed with the Prothonotary, one (1) copy with the Clerk of Courts, and (1) copy with the Court Administrator of Montgomery County, one (1) copy with the Law Library of Montgomery County and one (1) copy with each Judge of this Court.

By the Court

President Judge

   Note:  Underscored material is added

Rule 1301*.  Scope.

   (a)  Pursuant to § 7361 of the Judicial Code, 42 Pa.C.S. § 7361 and Pa.R.C.P. 1301, et seq., all civil suits and actions in the Court of Common Pleas where the amount in controversy, exclusive of interest and costs, is fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) or less per plaintiff, excepting those involving title to real estate and equity cases, shall first be tried and decided by a Board of Arbitrators consisting of three members of the Bar of this Court who are in the active practice of law maintaining their principal office within Montgomery County.

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[Pa.B. Doc. No. 06-2058. Filed for public inspection October 20, 2006, 9:00 a.m.]

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