Rule 2965. Notice of Judgment and Execution Required by Rule 2958.2. Form.
The notice required by Rule 2958.2 shall be substantially in the following form:
Notice Under Rule 2958.2 of Judgment and
Notice of Defendants Rights
A judgment in the amount of $
has been entered against you and in favor of the plaintiff without any prior notice or hearing based on a confession of judgment contained in a written agreement or other paper allegedly signed by you. The court has issued a writ of execution which directs the sheriff to levy upon and sell certain real property owned by you to pay the judgment. The sheriffs sale has been scheduled for
You may have legal rights to defeat the judgment or to prevent or delay the sheriffs sale.
I. YOU MUST FILE A PETITION SEEKING RELIEF FROM THE JUDGMENT OR DELAY OF THE SHERIFFS SALE PRIOR TO THE SHERIFFS SALE OR YOU MAY LOSE YOUR RIGHTS.
II. YOU MUST FILE A PETITION SEEKING RELIEF FROM THE JUDGMENT AND PRESENT IT TO A JUDGE WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE ON WHICH THIS NOTICE IS SERVED ON YOU OR YOU MAY LOSE YOUR RIGHTS.
YOU SHOULD TAKE THIS PAPER TO YOUR LAWYER AT ONCE. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A LAWYER, GO TO OR TELEPHONE THE OFFICE SET FORTH BELOW. THIS OFFICE CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH INFORMATION ABOUT HIRING A LAWYER.
IF YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO HIRE A LAWYER, THIS OFFICE MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE YOU WITH INFORMATION ABOUT AGENCIES THAT MAY OFFER LEGAL SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE PERSONS AT A REDUCED FEE OR NO FEE.
Attorney for Plaintiff
The provisions of this Rule 2965 adopted April 1, 1996, effective July 1, 1996, 26 Pa.B. 1806; amended June 10, 2003, effective September 1, 2003, 33 Pa.B. 2974. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (213367) to (213368).
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