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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 10-2136



Public Access of Official Case Records in the Magisterial District Courts; Administrative Order No. 2010; No. 48 Misc. 2010

[40 Pa.B. 6516]
[Saturday, November 13, 2010]

Administrative Order

And Now, this 29th day of October, 2010, It Is Hereby Ordered, pursuant to the Public Access Policy of the United Judicial System Magisterial District Court Records, that Somerset County Rule of Judicial Administration 510 is adopted and effective 30 days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin:

By the Court

President Judge

Rule 510. Public Access of Official Case Records in the Magisterial District Courts.

 A. The following are the fees to be charged for accessing and copying case records in the Somerset County magisterial district courts:

 1. $.25 per page copied (No fee shall be charged to a party for copies of their own case records).

 2. $8.00 for each completed quarter (1/4) hour associated with the preparation, copying and re-filing of requested court records. (This fee is only for bulk requests and shall not be charged if service time is less than 15 minutes).

 B. Fees paid for services are non-refundable.

 C. Pre-payment of estimated costs for services may be required at the discretion of the magisterial district court judge.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 10-2136. Filed for public inspection November 12, 2010, 9:00 a.m.]

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