November 18, 2014
IN RE: ORDER AMENDING THE NOTE TO RULE 1915.4-1(c) OF THE PENNSYLVANIA RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
CIVIL PROCEDURAL RULES
AND NOW, this 18th day of November, 2014, upon the recommendation of the Domestic Relations Procedural Rules Committee; the proposal having been submitted without publication pursuant to Pa.R.J.A. No. 103(a)(3):
IT IS ORDERED pursuant to Article V, Section 10 of the Constitution of Pennsylvania that the Note to Rule 1915.4-1(c) of the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure is amended in the attached form.
This ORDER shall be processed in accordance with Pa.R.J.A. No. 103(b), and shall be effective in 30 days on December 18, 2014.
Rule 1915.4-1. Alternative Hearing Procedures for Partial Custody Actions.
(c) The president judge or the administrative judge of the family division of each county shall certify that custody proceedings generally are conducted in accordance with either Rule 1915.4-2 or Rule 1915.4-3. The certification shall be filed with the Domestic Relations Procedural Rules Committee of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and shall be substantially in the following form:
I hereby certify that __________________County conducts its custody proceedings in accordance with Rule _________________ .
__________ (President Judge) ___________ (Administrative Judge)
Note: Pursuant to Rule 1915.4-1, the following counties have certified to the Domestic Relations Procedural Rules Committee that their custody proceedings generally are conducted in accordance with the rule specified below:
Northumberland [1915.4-3] 1915.4-2