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231 Pa. Code In Forma Pauperis<B>.</B>

Rule 1.40. In Forma Pauperis.

 Pa.R.C.P. No. 240 shall apply in every action or proceeding before a court covered by these Rules.

   Explanatory Comment

   Under Pa.R.C.P. No. 240, a party who is found by the court to be without financial resources to pay the costs of filing a legal paper or other costs of an action or proceeding before the court shall have such costs waived. This Rule does not apply in matters before a Register of Wills.


   The provisions of this Rule 1.40 adopted January 2, 2020, effective April 1, 2020, 50 Pa.B. 306.

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