Rules of the Court of Common Pleas; Local Rules 1996-1335

[47 Pa.B. 3180]
[Saturday, June 10, 2017]

Order of Court

And Now, this 23rd day of May, 2017, effective July 1, 2017, or thirty (30) days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, whichever is later, Cumberland County Local Rules 1028(c)(3) is rescinded and replaced in the following form.

 The Cumberland County District Court Administrator is Ordered and Directed to do the following:

 1. File one (1) copy to the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts via email to

 2. File two (2) paper copies and one (1) electronic copy in a Microsoft Word format only to with the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

 3. Publish these Rules on the Cumberland County Court website at

 4. Incorporation of the local rule into the set of local rules on within thirty (30) days after the publication of the local rule in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

 5. File one (1) copy of the local rule in the appropriate filing office for public inspection and copying.

 6. Forward one (1) copy to the Cumberland Law Journal.

 The rules shall be kept continuously available for public inspection and copying in the office of the prothonotary and on the county website.

By the Court

President Judge

Rule 1028(c)(3).

 A case may be listed for argument either after all briefing requirements are met or the time for the briefing schedule has elapsed, whichever occurs first. A brief with two copies, limited to twenty (20) double-spaced pages unless prior court approval has been granted, containing a statement of facts, discussion of the issues and reference to all authorities relied upon, shall be filed with the Prothonotary concurrently with the preliminary objections. The objecting party shall furnish the briefs and serve a copy of the brief upon opposing counsel and any unrepresented party. The responding party shall furnish briefs in a similar manner within twenty (20) days of the date of service of the objecting party's brief. Argument may be denied to any party who fails to comply with the filing requirements of this paragraph. If the party seeking the order has not filed a timely brief in accordance with this rule, the Court may deny the relief sought on that basis alone.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 17-955. Filed for public inspection June 9, 2017, 9:00 a.m.]

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