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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 18-1444




Rules of Civil Procedure; Administrative Order Number 9 of 2018

[48 Pa.B. 5719]
[Saturday, September 15, 2018]

Order of Court

And Now, this 27th day of August, 2018, It Is Hereby Ordered that the following changes be made to the Adams County Rules of Civil Procedure:

Rule 205.2(a). Filing Legal Papers with the Prothonotary.

 A. Physical Characteristics of Filed Papers

 Legal papers submitted to the Prothonotary shall comply with the following requirements of Adams County Rule of Judicial Administration No. [3.0(A)] 301(A).

Rule 251. Money Paid into Court.

 Except for appeals from District Justices pursuant to Pa.R.C.P.D.J. No. 1008 (see Adams County Rule of Judicial Administration [10.0] 201), any party wishing to pay money into the Court shall, by petition, in conformance with Adams C.Civ.R. No. 206.4(c), request leave to do so. The Prothonotary shall open and maintain accounts for deposit of funds paid into Court. Disbursements from the accounts shall be made only pursuant to Court Order. The Prothonotary shall be entitled to an administrative fee of $25.00 from the account for handling the account.

Rule 430. Legal Publication.

Note: See Adams County Rule of Judicial Administration No. [11] 110.

Rule 1302(c). Distribution of Pleadings.

 The original files may be acquired from the Prothonotary on the date of the hearing by the Chairman of the Board. Electronic copies of the pleadings shall be distributed to all members of the board by the Prothonotary via electronic distribution no earlier than forty-five (45) days prior to the scheduled hearing nor later than thirty (30) days prior to the scheduled hearing.

Note: See Adams County Rule of Judicial Administration No. [5.0] 310 about removing papers from the Prothonotary's Office.

It Is Further Directed that:

 a. One copy of this Order shall be forwarded to the Administrative Office of the Pennsylvania Courts via e-mail to;

 b. Upon notification from the AOPC that the local rule is not inconsistent with the policy, two (2) certified copies of this Order together with a computer diskette that complies with the requirement of 1 Pa. Code § 13.11(b), or other compliant format, containing the text of the local rule(s) adopted hereby shall be distributed to the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin;

 c. A copy of the proposed local rule(s) shall be published on the 51st Judicial District website;

 d. This Order shall be filed in the Office of the Prothonotary of Adams County and a copy thereof shall be filed with the Adams County Clerk of Courts and the Adams County Law Library for inspection and copying;

 e. The effective date of the local rule(s) shall be 30 days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

By the Court

President Judge

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 18-1444. Filed for public inspection September 14, 2018, 9:00 a.m.]

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