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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 11-2101


Title 255—LOCAL


Administrative Order; No. CP-03-AD-0000012-2011

[41 Pa.B. 6669]
[Saturday, December 10, 2011]

Order of Court

And Now, this 21st day of November, 2011, it is hereby Ordered as follows:

 1. There is hereby promulgated a new Local Rule of Civil Procedure numbered 1901.5, to read as follows:

Rule 1901.5. Service of Indirect Criminal Contempt Complaint.

 (a) A defendant in a Protection from Abuse proceeding who has been arrested for an alleged violation of an order shall be served with a certified copy of the Indirect Criminal Contempt Complaint by the Court or the Magisterial District Judge at the preliminary arraignment. If a Magisterial District Judge conducts the preliminary arraignment, the original copy of the complaint shall forthwith be forwarded to the Clerk of Courts.

 (b) If an arrest of the defendant has not been effected, the Court Administrator shall serve a certified copy of the Indirect Criminal Contempt Complaint upon the defendant by first class mail simultaneously with service of the notice of non-jury trial.

 2. Local Rule of Civil Procedure 205.4 pertaining to Limited Electronic Filing and Services of Legal Papers is hereby rescinded.

 3. This Order shall become effective thirty (30) days after its publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

By the Court

President Judge

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 11-2101. Filed for public inspection December 9, 2011, 9:00 a.m.]

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