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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 15-1492



Promulgation of Local Rules; No. 1793 S 1989

[45 Pa.B. 4760]
[Saturday, August 15, 2015]


And Now, this 21st day of July 2015, Dauphin County Local Rules of Civil Procedure 1915.4-4 is amended as follows:

Rule 1915.4-4. Pre-Trial Conferences and Trial.

 (a) No later than five (5) days prior to the Pre-Trial Conference with a Judge, all parties must file a Pre-Trial Statement and serve copies on all other parties or their legal counsel. The Pre-Trial Statement must include the following:

 (1) Brief summary of the case including the names and dates of birth of the child(ren) at issue and the current custody arrangement;

 (2) Statement of issues expected to be raised at Trial;

 (3) Admissions from pleadings to be made part of the record;

 (4) Stipulations of parties;

 (5) Statements of objections or unusual evidentiary problems expected to arise at trial;

 (6) Statement of settlement prospects;

 (7) Estimated time needed for Trial;

 (8) Name and address of each expert intended to be called at trial as a witness or a request that an expert custody evaluator or other expert witness be appointed by the Court;

 (9) Name and address of each witness intended to be present at Trial and the relationship of the witness to the parties and child(ren);

 (10) List of proposed exhibits intended to be offered at Trial;

 (11) Proposed Parenting Plan [if this differs from the Proposed Parenting Plan already filed] in accordance with the form found at;

 (12) Updated Criminal or Abuse History Verification of other parties or persons living in the residence;

 (13) Information about Criminal and Abuse History of other parties or persons living in the residence;

 (14) Certificate of Completion of the Seminar if not previously filed;

 (15) Any other relevant matter.

 These amendments shall be effective thirty days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

By the Court

President Judge

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 15-1492. Filed for public inspection August 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.]

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