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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 07-881


Title 255--LOCAL


Promulgation of Civil Local Rule 227.3; No. 709-2007-Civil

[37 Pa.B. 2289]
[Saturday, May 19, 2007]


   And Now, this 1st day of May, 2007, the Court Orders the following:

   1.  Local Rule of Civil Procedure 227.3 is hereby adopted effective thirty (30) days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin;

   2.  The Court Administrator of the 60th Judicial District is hereby Ordered to do the following:

   a.  File seven (7) certified copies of this Order and the pertinent Rules with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts;

   b.  File two (2) certified copies and a computer diskette containing this Order and the pertinent Rule with the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin;

   c.  File one (1) certified copy of this Order and the pertinent Rule with the Civil Procedural Rules Committee;

   d.  Provide one (1) copy of this Order and the Local Rule to each member of the Pike County Bar Association who maintains an active practice in Pike County; and

   e.  Keep continuously available for public inspection, copies of this Order and the Local Rules.

By the Court

President Judge

Local Rule 227.3--Transcripts of Testimony

   A.  Either party, may petition the Court to transcribe the record, or any portion thereof of any hearing or trial, at the completion of said hearing or trial. Oral Arguments shall not be transcribed.

   B.  The formal Motion for Transcript shall be in writing and filed with the Prothonotary.

   a.  The Motion shall set forth the specific hearing and/or trial dates to be transcribed.

   b.  Copies of the Motion shall be delivered to:

   i.  The court reporter

   ii.  The district court administrator

   iii.  The opposing party, and

   iv.  In the case of an appeal, to the clerk of the appellate court.

   C.  For an appeal, the transcript request shall be included as part of the notice of appeal, pursuant to Pa.R.A.P. 1911.

   D.  Upon the Court's approval of the party's Motion for Transcript, the Court Reporter shall require a deposit of up to one-half of the estimated charge for the transcript as a condition precedent to starting transcription.

   E.  Upon completion of the transcript, the Court Reporter shall request any balance due on the transcript. The Court Reporter may refuse to deliver the transcript until such balance is fully paid.

   F.  The Completed transcript shall be filed with the Prothonotary of the Court, The certified copy shall be sent to the petitioning party.

   G.  The reporter who takes the notes or monitors the recording of a proceeding shall certify in proper form the accuracy of the transcription.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 07-881. Filed for public inspection May 18, 2007, 9:00 a.m.]

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