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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 24-788




Amendment of Local Rule 1920.51; No. AD-427-2024

[54 Pa.B. 3150]
[Saturday, June 8, 2024]

Administrative Order of Court

And Now, this 23rd day of May, 2024, the Court hereby amends Local Rule of Civil Procedure 1920.51 in accordance with the following, effective thirty (30) days after the publication of same in The Pennsylvania Bulletin.

 Erin J. Karmen, Esquire, Judicial Law Clerk, is Ordered and Directed to do the following:

 1. File one (1) copy of this Order and the following Amended Local Rule 1920.51 with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania (AOPC) via email to

 2. File one (1) copy of this Order and the following Amended Local Rule 1920.51 with the Legislative Bureau for publication in The Pennsylvania Bulletin.

 3. Publish a copy of this Order and the following Amended Local Rule 1920.51, on the Clinton County Court website.

By the Court

President Judge

Rule 1920.51. Hearing by Permanent Hearing Officer.

 (A) The Court of Common Pleas of Clinton County [shall] may appoint a Hearing Officer to hear the following issues concerning divorce matters pending before the Court:

 (1) Alimony;

 (2) Equitable Distribution of Marital Property;

 (3) Counsel Fees;

 (4) Costs and Expenses;

 (5) Divorce pursuant to § 3301(a) or § 3301(b) of the Divorce Code; and

 (6) Any allegations in any Counter-Affidavit denying the averments in the Affidavit and action under § 3301(c)(2) or § 3301(d) of the Divorce Code, including the date of separation.

 (B) Any party may request a hearing before the Hearing Officer on the above issues by filing a motion in the Office of the Prothonotary requesting that the Court Administrator schedule said proceeding.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 24-788. Filed for public inspection June 7, 2024, 9:00 a.m.]

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