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204 Pa. Code § 29.43. Fee Schedule for Special Masters and Appointed Counsel.

§ 29.43. Fee Schedule for Special Masters and Appointed Counsel.

 (a)  In accordance with Order entered by this Court on July 7, 1978, at No. 1 Alleged Incompetent Special Masters Docket, Special Masters and counsel appointed for proceedings on petitions for the appointment of guardians of alleged incompetents residing in state mental hospitals or state centers for the mentally retarded pursuant to Section 5511 of the Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries Act, 20 Pa.C.S. §  5511, are entitled to receive reasonable expenses and fees for services. Fees for such services shall not exceed the following:

 $100.00 One (1) hearing per day

 $200.00 Two (2) hearings per day

 $300.00 Three (3) or more hearings per day.

 (b)  These fees set forth in subsection (a) are premised on the theory that as many hearings as possible will be scheduled per day.

 (c)  Any schedule proposed by a court of common pleas must receive the approval of the Court Administrator of Pennsylvania prior to implementation.


   The provisions of this §  29.43 adopted and effective December 3, 1984, 14 Pa.B. 4593.

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