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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 96-1833



Adoption of Rules W1910.10 and 1910.12 Governing Hearing Procedures

[26 Pa.B. 5229]

Order of Court

   And Now, to wit this 7th day of October, 1996, It Is Hereby Ordered, Adjudged, and Decreed that Westmoreland County Civil Rules W1910.10 and 1910.12 are adopted. Rule W1910.11 is repealed. The effective date of these changes is thirty (30) days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

By the Court

President Judge

Rule W1910.10.  Alternative Hearing Procedures.

   Actions in support shall proceed under Rule W1910.12.

Rule W1910.12.  Office Conference. Hearing. Record. Exceptions. Order.

   (a)  No request for further hearings will be accepted if an agreement is reached pursuant to Pa.R.C.P. No. 1910.12(a).

   (b)  A party wishing to confirm and preserve a scheduled de novo hearing before a hearing officer shall pay costs in the amount of $50.00 to the domestic relations section within 10 days of the mailing of the interim order.

   (c)  The requesting party shall send a copy of the notice confirming or requesting a hearing before the hearing officer to the opposing counsel or, if unrepresented, to the opposing party.

   (d)  Upon filing of exceptions to the hearing officer's report, the moving party shall deposit $50.00 with the domestic relations division toward the cost of transcript preparation.

   (e)  No request, confirmation, or costs for a hearing before the hearing officer will be accepted if not received by the domestic relations section within 10 days of the mailing of the interim order.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 96-1833. Filed for public inspection November 1, 1996, 9:00 a.m.]

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